Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, ASU — Pinnacle West Presidential Chair for Teacher Education, Full Professor

Job #12121

The Division of Teacher Preparation seeks a teacher education scholar of international reputation, with a strong research program that focuses on studying and improving teacher education at all levels from initial certification to in-service professional development as well as through graduate education. The College has a strong emphasis on improving the preparation of teachers through field-based programs, post baccalaureate programs, professional development and outreach activities, and close collaboration with school districts.

The successful candidate will: 1) develop a graduate focus in Teacher Education; 2) improve existing teacher education programs; 3) lead cutting edge research in teacher education; 4) provide leadership in teacher education across the state; 5) teach appropriate courses within teacher education; 6) develop grant proposals for external funding.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate degree from an accredited university in Education or a related field
  • Record of scholarly productivity appropriate for the rank of full professor at Arizona State University
  • Evidence of reform-minded approaches to teacher education
  • Demonstrated national and international reputation in education research and development applied to teacher education
  • Demonstrated success in the procurement and administration of external research funds
  • Demonstrated leadership on the national or international scene

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with students in formal and informal educational settings
  • Experience working with school districts
  • Experience teaching and mentoring graduate students in education-related disciplines
  • Experience building relationships and research synergies within and between disciplines
  • Demonstrated ability to teach effectively online

About the College and University
Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College creates knowledge, mobilizes people and takes action to improve education. Nationally recognized as a leading innovator in teacher education and scholarly research, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College prepares over 1,500 educators annually through bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. Working with a mindset of creative intrapreneurship to bring positive change within organizations, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to improve student outcomes. We seek to develop a renewable resourcefulness in individual educators, in schools, in school districts and in communities. In line with the charter and design principles of Arizona State University, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College asserts the following four core values:

  • Pursue excellence at scale to achieve impact
  • Exercise leadership through innovation
  • Champion diversity of people and ideas
  • Share responsibility for the strength of communities

Arizona State University is Carnegie classified as a doctoral university of highest research activity, a respected research institution in the Pac-12 Conference, and is developing a new model of an American research university: one that measures its academic quality by the education its graduates receive; one at which researchers, while pursuing their scholarly interests, and also consider the public good; and one in which faculty expand the concept of community service by accepting major responsibility for the health, economic, and social development of their communities.

Application Deadline and Procedures
The initial application deadline is November 26, 2017; if not filled, applications will be reviewed on a rolling deadline every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. The appointment will begin August 16, 2018. Only electronic applications will be reviewed. To submit your application, please visit,

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For a complete statement of ASU’s non-discrimination policy, refer to and