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Assistant or Associate Professor in Educational Leadership (3 Positions, Tenure Track/Tenured)
Old Dominion University

Date Posted Nov. 16, 2022
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Educational Leadership (3 Positions, Tenure Track/Tenured)
University Old Dominion University More About This Institution...
Norfolk, VA, United States
Department Educational Foundations & Leadership More About This Department...
Application Deadline January 2023
Position Start Date Jul. 25, 2023
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Organization and Leadership
    Elementary Education
    Childhood/Youth Education
    Education - General

Old Dominion University’s Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership in the Darden College of Education & Professional Studies invites applications for full-time, tenure-track (2 Assistant, 1 Associate) positions in PK-12 Educational Leadership. The department is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, graduate students, and staff. The successful candidate will hold a 10-month, academic year position and will contribute to the advancement of our Master’s, Education Specialist, and Doctoral programs with a commitment to academic excellence in research and teaching.

Responsibilities of the position: The successful candidate will be expected to (1) conduct an active scholarship agenda leading to refereed publications and external grant funding; (2) teach live online and/or hybrid courses; (3) advise students, including chairing and/or serving on dissertation committees; and (4) engage in department, college, university, and professional service.

Required qualifications include: (1) an earned doctorate by time of appointment from a regionally accredited university in educational leadership, administration, or policy, or related field; (2) evidence of scholarly publication record in peer-reviewed educational leadership or policy journals, or evidence of advancement toward a successful publication record; (3) ability to assume graduate-level teaching responsibilities and effectively incorporate technology in face-to-face and synchronous online courses; and (4) ability to supervise graduate students and direct dissertation research.

**Candidates interested in the senior faculty position must have the requisite scholarly record to warrant a tenured appointment in the department

Preferred qualifications include expertise in one or more of the following scholarly areas related to PreK-12 educational administration, leadership, and policy: instructional leadership and supervision, economics of education, organizational theory, school improvement and/or turnaround, and equity and social justice. Candidates with expertise in advanced quantitative or qualitative methods are especially encouraged to apply.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience. Start date: July 25, 2023

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit application materials electronically including a letter of interest that also addresses candidate’s research, teaching, and diversity, equity and inclusion philosophies (candidates interested in the senior faculty position should express that in their letter of interest), a curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references to

Review of applications: Begins December 1, 2022 and continues until the position is filled. For additional questions concerning the position, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jay P. Scribner, at

  • It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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  • Dr. Jay P. Scribner
    Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership
    Old Dominion University
    Norfolk, VA


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