Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College — Assistant / Associate Professor, Educational Studies

Job #12619 

ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College (MLFTC) has the mission of creating knowledge, mobilizing people and fostering actions that improve education. Our programs bring people and ideas together to increase the innovation capabilities of individual educators, schools and organizations, districts and communities. 

The Division of Educational Leadership & Innovation in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational Studies. This is a benefits-eligible academic year position beginning August 16, 2019. The MLFTC Bachelor of Arts in Education for Educational Studies (BAE) degree is offered in online and face-to-face formats and is designed for undergraduates who wish to be educators or leaders in nonprofit settings, community institutions, civic organizations or businesses. It prepares individuals to be innovators, advocates, and leaders in organizations that support the development of children, youth and/or adults. 

The faculty members involved in this degree are dedicated to making positive social change through scholarship, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will: 1) teach in the Educational Studies program and other relevant programs in MLFTC; 2) effectively team with colleagues to improve the Educational Studies and related programs; 3) maintain and improve program ties with educational stakeholders in local and distant communities; 4) maintain an active research agenda; 5) provide service to the institution, profession, and community. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Earned doctorate by August 16, 2019, from an accredited university in educational studies or a related field outside of K-12 education (e.g., global education, educational foundations, education policy, sociology of education, multicultural education, adult education)
  • Evidence of a strong scholarly agenda related to educational studies topics including publications in peer- reviewed journals 
  • Evidence of successful college-level teaching 
  • Documented evidence of success or the potential for success in online college teaching 
  • Candidates qualified for the rank of Associate Professor must also be eligible for tenure at Arizona State University

Desired Qualifications:

  • Evidence of obtaining external funding 
  • Record of establishing research relationships and partnerships with for-profit, non-profit, and/or governmental or community agencies 
  • Experience engaging in collaborative research


  • History of curriculum, course, and/or program development 
  • Experience teaching in a multicultural environment, or in a setting serving international populations 
  • Experience managing a team of instructors in large-enrollment online courses 


  • A record of accomplished service to the field and/or professional community to further educational studies policy, organizations, and/or initiatives 
  • Research, teaching, and/or service and community involvement that demonstrates a commitment to equity and diversity in education

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 December 1, 2018; if not filled, applications will be reviewed on a rolling deadline every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. Only electronic applications will be reviewed.

Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting how they meet the qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with knowledge of the applicant’s qualifications. 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