Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Prof.
Assistant/Associate Professor, Educational Leadership

POSITION: Tenure-track position in Educational Leadership in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership in the College of Education and Human Development. The school is interested in educators with expertise in school leadership and administration combined with experience in special education. The successful candidate will contribute to school and college initiatives through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and collaboration with other faculty to procure external funds that support programmatic innovation. The successful candidate will also be committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse, pluralistic faculty and to teaching students to engage in practices that support diversity in global classroom environments.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate degree in educational leadership or related field (ABD considered but at the rank of Instructor); substantial experience in teaching and school leadership/administration in PK-12 schools.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: PK-12 teaching and/or administrative experience in special education; familiarity with contemporary instructional technology, including online/distance education technology; interest and expertise in collaborative practice in inclusive schools/classrooms and school-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports; experience with clinical supervision of teachers and/or teacher candidates.

DUTIES: Engage in the development of programmatic innovations; teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the educational leadership and special education program areas; teach in face-to-face and online formats as assigned; participate in student recruitment; supervise students in special education clinical settings; participate in research and scholarly activities, including the procurement of external funds and grant management; chair and serve on comprehensive examination committees; engage in service to the university, college, school, and community. Additional leadership opportunities as appropriate.

DEPARTMENT: The School of Teacher Education and Leadership is a community of scholars dedicated to the preparation of collaborative, critically-minded, and highly skilled educators. The school is committed to fostering an atmosphere of equity, diversity, and inclusivity within our educational community. The school also leads the university in external funding and faculty are highly collaborative in endeavors of teaching and scholarship. The Educational Leadership program prepares educators for leadership positions in schools and central office settings that require the PK-12 Administration and Supervision endorsement to the license. The Special Education program area offers undergraduate and graduate programs leading to teacher licensure in Special Education: General Curriculum, Adapted Curriculum, Early Childhood, Visual Impairment, and Hearing Impairment.

UNIVERSITY & RADFORD COMMUNITY: Radford University is a comprehensive public university of approximately 9,500 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service, and research programs and is one of the premier teacher preparation universities in the commonwealth. Well

known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom. Please visit the Radford University website at http://www.radford.edu.

The city of Radford, Virginia is located in the heart of the New River Valley in southwest Virginia. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the region is a haven for music lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Just a short drive from Blacksburg and Roanoke, the region boasts a vibrant art scene and local food culture as well as many community-university partnership opportunities.

APPLICATION: Interested candidates should apply at http://jobs.radford.edu/postings/5952 and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, brief teaching and research statements, and a list of three references. Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.

EFFECTIVE DATE: August, 2018

Deadline: Open until filled
Date posted: N/A
Type: Tenure-track
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Employment type: Full-time

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: F00030P

Contact Information
School Of Teacher Eduacation and Leadership
stel@radford.edu
Radford University-School of Teacher Education and Leadership
PO Box 6959
Radford, 24142
540-831-5302