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Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership

Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

Job - Education

Close Date: 02/22/2020

The Graduate School of Education and Counseling at Lewis & Clark College invites applications for a full-time, annually renewable (non-tenure track) assistant professor in Educational
Leadership. We seek a colleague who will help prepare scholar-practitioner doctoral candidates with a particular focus on PK-12 leadership and policy. The PK-12 doctoral concentration is
housed within a unique PK-20 social justice-oriented Educational Leadership EdD aiming to develop scholar-practitioners who: critically self-reflect; use inquiry to surface and address
pressing educational inequities; and employ inclusive, democratic, and culturally responsive approaches to leadership. Program faculty are committed to preparing candidates to be
transformative agents in school and district settings. The position is open to candidates with a wide range of experience and specializations in PK-12 educational leadership and policy, rooted in the program’s commitment to social justice, equity, and access.

• Teach graduate courses in the EdD Program in Educational Leadership
• Mentor and advise doctoral students
• Chair and serve on dissertation committees
• Assist in the coordination of the doctoral program, including recruitment, admissions, and program design
• Participate in graduate school and college committees
• Participate in assessment and accreditation-related activities
• Actively participate in professional associations at the local, state, regional, and national/international levels

The Graduate School of Education and Counseling is committed to student and faculty diversity and values the educational benefits that derive from such diversity. We seek candidates who:
possess a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in racially, socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities; hold a commitment to education for social justice, democratic practice, and critical thinking; and have a demonstrated ability to address issues of diversity in teaching, curriculum development, and community engagement.

Required Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in educational leadership, policy, or a related field (by August 2020)
• Demonstrated excellence in graduate-level teaching, including evidence of culturally relevant, democratic, and inclusive teaching philosophy and practices
• Demonstrated commitment to issues of social justice and equity in PK-12 settings
• Demonstrated ability to work with students from culturally diverse backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working as a leader in PK-12 education
• Record of scholarly productivity leading to publication
• Experience mentoring aspiring educators and/or PK-12 practitioners from minoritized groups
• Interest and/or experience in addresses critical issues across the PK-20 pipeline

Application Process:
Review of applications will begin on January 13, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please visit, click Apply Now, and submit the following:
• A letter of application addressing the responsibilities and qualifications described in this
position description
• A current curriculum vitae
• Three confidential letters of recommendation
• Graduate transcripts
• A sample syllabus and student course evaluations where applicable

For additional information or questions about the position, please contact Dr. Mollie Galloway, Chair of the Educational Leadership Department, at; 503-768-6130.

The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality,
physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only by enhancing and preserving the presence of students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds within our learning community.

Lewis & Clark College will conduct background checks on the finalist(s). Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or OCR.

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