Fellow in Educational Leadership: Specialism in Higher Education Leadership

Department: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Rank: Fellow
Specialization(s):  Educational Leadership

Located in historic New Haven, a city rich in art and culture, Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good.  Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.  SCSU is a flourishing community of approximately 10,000 students, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven, with easy access to New York and Boston. 

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities

Southern invites applications from individuals who believe in the mission of public higher education and are committed to outstanding teaching and scholarship.  Successful candidates will be disciplinary scholars devoted to a student-centric approach.

The Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department in the College of Education is seeking to fill a full-time, position at the rank of Faculty Fellow in Educational Leadership with a focus on Higher Education Leadership to begin August 2023. Candidates should have a broad background in either P-12 leadership, higher ed leadership and/or education policy experience. The teaching workload for this position is up to 5 courses per academic year. The successful candidate is expected to teach graduate courses in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Courses are taught in a hybrid modality consisting of courses taught in person and synchronously online.  Student advisement, scholarly activities, service on university committees, and participation in activities that advance the department’s mission are also required of the position. The fellow will be offered the opportunity to spend time working in the Center for Teaching and Learning and shadow the Dean on the Superintendent’s Network where possible.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in Educational Leadership or similar field, including ABD, from an accredited institution;
  • to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the university.

Application Process

  • Cover letter expressing interests, experiences, accomplishments, and strengths related to the position;
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A research plan
  • Statement of teaching and leadership philosophy (including your ability to work effectively with diverse populations) 
  • Names and contact information (Phone and email) for three references.

Please submit the above materials electronically to the attention of the EDL Search Committee Chair at: EDLsearch1@southernct.edu. Review of candidates is ongoing and open until filled.

SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.