Mike Moses Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership

Open Rank, Tenure-track, Mike Moses Endowed Chair
Educational Leadership
Department of Teacher Education and Administration



The Department of Teacher Education and Administration invites applications for Full Professor of Educational Leadership with tenure to begin in Fall, 2017. The successful candidate will join a dedicated Educational Leadership faculty with programs leading to M.Ed., Ed.D., and Ph.D. degrees in Educational Leadership and also to principal certification and superintendent certification. This faculty member will hold the Mike Moses Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership.

Besides start-up expenditures and moving expenses, the Mike Moses Endowed Chair provides funds that may be used at the discretion of the endowed chair for administrative support, research assistant/doctoral student support, establishment of research consortiums or collaborations, and presentation of research at conferences and other forums.


Rank and Salary:

Full Professor. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience/ background.



The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program of national significance, to procure external funding to support research, to mentor graduate students, and to collaborate with faculty and external agencies to achieve the academic goals of the university. In addition, he or she will be expected to engage in teaching graduate courses in Educational Leadership and to contribute service to the department, College of Education, and the University of North Texas. Summer teaching is contingent on student demand and funding. Service on dissertation committees, including the chairing of dissertations, is expected.



The candidate should hold an earned doctorate in Educational Leadership or a closely related field (e.g., Educational Policy or Educational Administration). The successful candidate must be qualified to assume the rank of Full Professor with tenure and must be a leader, as evidenced by a strong publishing record and professional activity. Preference will be given to candidates who have a research focus on EC-12 public schools and/or experience with diverse populations. Also receiving preference will be candidates with one or more large external grants.



A student-focused public research university, UNT is the nation’s 25th largest public university and the largest, most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. It is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 37,000 students while powering the North Texas region through innovative education and research as a Carnegie R-1 (highest research activity) institution,


Application Procedure:

All applicants must apply online at: http://facultyjobs.unt.edu. Applications must include the materials requested at this website. The search committee will contact references only after advanced stages of screening. Official transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be required prior to employment along with a criminal background check.

Questions regarding the positions can be directed to the search committee chair:

Dr. Nancy Nelson, Professor
Department of Teacher Education and Administration
(940) 565-2843; Nancy.Nelson@unt.edu






Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is closed.

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committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs.