Essential Functions: Develop and maintain a productive research program, including external funding.Supervise the dissertation research of graduate students.Teach graduate courses in educational leadership and policy studies at the master's and doctoral level (Ed.D. and Ph.D.).Contribute to college and university service activities.
Qualifications: We are seeking a scholar whose work extends and strengthens the expertise of current faculty to address issues that bridge K-16 and higher education administration, including college access, leadership for social justice, and the economics of education. Experience in education leadership roles, whether at the school, district, state, or federal level, or in education-related foundations or non profits, is desirable. Experience or interest in establishing local educational partnerships is also valuable. Applicants must have earned a doctorate by August 2018.Important review criteria include evidence of a commitment to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds; commitment to excellence in teaching and advising; and eagerness to embody the College of Education theme, "The Effective Urban Educator: Reflective, Innovative and Committed to Diversity." This theme reflects the mission of the College and is the driving force behind our commitment to excellence, inclusion, and social justice. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is d...edicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.