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Earned doctoral degree in Higher Education or closely related area from an accredited institution (candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires successful completion of the dissertation defense by the position start date).
Demonstrated experience or potential to teach graduate-level courses in face-to-face and online environments using innovative technologies and approaches.
Ability to occasionally teach doctoral-level research methods courses, particularly quantitative and mixed methods.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Appreciation and understanding of traditional and non-traditional graduate students, as well as adult professionals.
Willingness to actively and collaboratively engage in recruitment, program planning, and program assessment.
Commitment to the integration of theory and practice through teaching and scholarly activities.
The position involves teaching principally in the Community College & University Leadership concentration of our M.A. and Ed.S. degrees and includes on-campus and online instruction. This position carries a 3-3 course load for fall and spring semester, with the option of teaching additional summer courses as available. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship and service activities, and there may be opportunities to teach and mentor doctoral students in the Higher Education concentration of the college-wide Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. Additional information about the Higher Education Program can be found here.
Ability and willingness to teach online courses.
We welcome applicants from a wide range of expertise areas, including higher education policy, diversity and inclusion, student success, governance, leadership, organizational theory, globalization, and/or broad-access institutions.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.