Assistant/Associate Professor Job Posting, Marquette University

Assistant/Associate Professor

 Educational Leadership for Equity and Justice 

Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant/associate professor in the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership in the College of Education with a specialization in educational leadership and policy. Our department is committed to social justice, high quality research, and the preparation of exemplary leaders in both K-12 and higher education. This is a broad search, with attention to leadership for equity and justice. 

The successful candidate will: (1) teach in the area of leadership, which draws students from the administrative licensure/Master’s program as well as the PhD program, and in other areas aligned to the candidate’s interest and expertise; (2) advise and teach graduate and/or undergraduate students; (3) pursue an active research and publishing agenda, including participating in the pursuit of grant funding; and (4) engage in service to the university and/or community. Start date is August 19, 2019.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Earned doctorate in educational policy and leadership or related field 

  • Evidence of commitment to and expertise in leadership for justice 

  • Established or promising record of research in education, grounded in the humanities or social sciences

  • Evidence of capacity to connect scholarship and practice to prepare educators for the complex demands of leadership

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A keen interest and willingness to contribute to the University’s Race and Ethnic Studies initiative

  • Effective leadership and teaching experiences, particularly serving communities historically marginalized by race, ethnicity, or other social factors

  • Strength in policy analysis

  • Understanding of leadership across both K-12 and higher education settings

  • A concern for effective urban Catholic and public schooling

Marquette University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is committed to increasing diversity among its faculty and students. Marquette follows a teacher-scholar model in which teaching and research are both valued. The Department’s 16 full-time faculty members are an engaged and collegial group dedicated to the preparation of teachers, principals, university administrators and professors, and other leaders. The Department of Educational Policy and Leadership offers an undergraduate major in elementary and secondary teacher education as well as graduate programs in Educational Leadership, Educational Policy and Foundations and Student Affairs in Higher Education. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community engagement has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and social justice.

Review of nominations and applications will begin October 29, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Candidates for this position must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts to the Marquette University employment website at  Questions should be directed to Dr. Ellen Eckman, Chair, Department of Educational Policy and Leadership, College of Education, Marquette University, P.O. Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881.  Dr. Eckman can be contacted at 414-288-5161 or by email at   Marquette University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.