Assistant/Associate Professor of Education
Application Deadline: March 1, 2013
New England College invites applications for Assistant/Associate Professor to join our student-centered faculty in the Doctorate of Education Program. This is a full-time, ranked faculty position effective August 2013.
New England College is a small private liberal arts college in central New Hampshire. The innovative, low-residency doctoral program, accredited by the New England College of Schools and Colleges, is in its second year and meets the needs of working professionals. Students meet on campus two weekends each seven-week term. The 60-credit cohort-based program includes K-12 leadership and higher education administration tracks with approximately 10 students enrolling in each track each year. The goal of the program is to prepare educators to serve as change agents in all areas of education. Teaching faculty include full-time faculty who have years of practical experience in all areas of education as well as practitioner-scholars working in the field. This pedagogical model fosters the practical focus of the program. New England College is specifically looking for a candidate with K-12 leadership experience as well as expertise in qualitative methodologies who could teach a wide area of courses. More program information, including course descriptions, can be found by visiting http://www.nec.edu/sgps/EdD/view
Responsibilities include teaching six courses in the program per year, committee service, and scholarly activity. Courses may include, but are not limited to, Critical Issues in the Future of Education, Visionary Educational Leadership, Futuristic Organizational Theory, Reforming Educational Practices, Recreating Educational Policy, Creation and Implementation of Best Educational Practices, Qualitative Methodology, and Dissertation Seminar. The position includes the possibility of teaching in the educational master’s and CAGS programs. Other responsibilities include advising students, as well as chairing and sitting on dissertation committees.
• Doctorate in education
• Professional experience in K-12 leadership
• Promise for scholarship in education through presentation at professional conferences and/or publications
• Demonstrated online and traditional teaching experience
• Demonstrated ability to advising adult learners
• Successful performance in an on-campus interview and teaching demonstration
• Prior teaching experience at the university level
• Prior experience advising graduate students
• Involvement in appropriate professional organizations
New England College is committed to the transformational learning of all students. We seek imaginative, caring, entrepreneurial, and energetic faculty skilled in directing efforts to develop our students’ full potential. The successful candidate will be sensitive to different learning styles and be committed to engaged and experiential learning. The ability to teach across disciplines is essential. As one of the ten founding members of Project Pericles, New England College is strongly committed to civic engagement as a central focus of our educational programs. Additional qualifications include a commitment to a liberal arts education within an academically and culturally diverse college student population. Candidates should have experience teaching at the college level, feel comfortable working with students of varying educational needs and have the desire to develop their areas of scholarship.
To Apply: Email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
For Additional Information: Visit New England College’s website at www.nec.edu.
New England College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to development of an inclusive multicultural community.