George Fox University - Faculty
  • 07-Dec-2018 to 01-Apr-2019 (PST)
  • Doctor of Education
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; tuition remission.

George Fox University announces a tenure-track faculty position in the Doctor of Educational Leadership program, to begin in July 2019.  The program seeks a research methodologist with expertise in qualitative research methodology. This faculty position includes teaching, mentoring dissertation students and working collaboratively with the EdD team. A passion for teaching, both online and face-to-face is desired, as well as the ability to sustain a research agenda. Experience in either K-12 education or higher education is desired.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach doctoral level coursework in research methodology at the foundational and advanced levels, other coursework associated with area of experience/expertise;
  • Maintain evidence of an active research and publishing scholarship agenda;
  • Advise and mentor doctoral candidates
  •  Chair doctoral dissertation committees;
  • Contribute to program development, ongoing assessment and program improvement;
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate (EdD./Ph.D.) in educational leadership or a related field, from an accredited university;
  • Demonstrated ability or potential for an active program of scholarly research;
  • Demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in graduate online teaching, and assessment;
  • Expertise in qualitative research design/methodology
  • Commitment to collaborative partnerships with Prek-12 communities;
  • Commitment to collaborate with colleagues on EdD programmatic work;
  • Teaching experience in K-12 or higher education experience is desirable;

Salary and Rank

Appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level is anticipated. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures apply only through this website

When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Faith and Learning Essay
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Concise description of research plans

Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process.

  • Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. A review of applications will begin in January 2019 and continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required of the successful applicant.

Question may be directed to Dr. Karen Buchanan, Chair of Doctor of Educational Leadership Program.



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