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Job ID: 135166

Associate/Full Professor Educational Leadership
West Texas A&M University

Date Posted Dec. 17, 2019
Title Associate/Full Professor Educational Leadership
University West Texas A&M University
Canyon, TX, United States
Department College of Education and Social Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2020
  • Online / Remote Position
  • Professor
  • Education - General
    Organization and Leadership

West Texas A&M University (WTAMU), a member of the Texas A&M University System, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the Associate or full Professor rank. This position is a nine (9) month tenure-track faculty position at the Associate or Professor level within the College of Education and Social Sciences, Department of Education, for the newly launched online Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. The faculty member will teach doctoral and master’s classes, conduct research, chair doctoral committees, serve on doctoral committees, and engage in professional service. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The position reports to the Department of Education Head.

Work Performed:

  • Teach six (6) hours of graduate educational leadership and/or higher education courses in the fall/spring semesters, spring/summer semesters, or summer/fall semesters
  • Chair and serve on scholarly delivery committees in the EDLD doctoral program, provide guidance in research design, writing an IRB, conducting research, composing literature reviews, and analyzing and interpreting data, and guiding the writing process
  • Engage in research and shared research publications with graduate candidates and graduate EDLD faculty. Collaborate in outreach efforts with area school districts and community colleges and contribute to WTAMU’s growth as a research university
  • Demonstrate accomplished writing, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Rank of Associate or Full Professor
  • A demonstrated scholarship record at the Associate and/or Professor level
  • Experience chairing doctoral committees
  • Terminal degree in educational leadership, higher education, or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience either in qualitative or quantitative analysis methodologies
  • Experience and excellence in teaching in an online environment
  • Success in supporting students in their learning, implementation, and presentation of doctoral research.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: policy, large data sets, decision-making, organizational theory, educational leadership theory and practice, rural school leadership, leadership
  • Commitment to an interdisciplinary approach to research and educational programming
  • Excellence in written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interest in online teaching and designing online courses for adult learning
  • Supportive interpersonal and teaching skills with ability to communicate in a timely manner
  • Appreciation for interdisciplinary research and knowledge.

Applicant Instructions:
This section may be customized to meet specific requirements. We will request the following items be included with the application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three references

Please list additional documents you would like applicants to include:
Official Transcripts

  • To apply visit

    Please attach all documents in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page before continuing through the application. Although the attachment box is labeled "CV/Resume," more than one document may be included. All revisions must be made prior to application submission. If you need assistance with downloading documents, please contact WTAMU Human Resources at

    Texas law requires all males age 18 through 25 to be properly registered with the Selective Service System. All positions are security-sensitive.

    Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Janet Hindman
    College of Education and Social Sciences
    West Texas A&M University
    WT Box 60208
    Canyon, TX 79106
  • 8066512615
  • 8066513610


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