The University of Mississippi — Associate Professor / Professor in Educational Leadership

The University of Mississippi, Department of Leadership and Counselor Education, seeks applicants to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the Educational Leadership Program at the rank of Associate/Full Professor.

The Educational Leadership program provides a M.Ed. degree program, an Ed.S. degree program, an Ed.D. program, and a Ph.D. program. The Educational Leadership Program currently serves over 150 students. These degree programs focus on building and district PK-12 Leadership. Programs are offered on the Oxford campus, regional campuses and in an online format designed for Mississippi educators with limited access to face-to-face graduate programs. The Ph.D. degree is focused on research and scholarship; and, a new Ed.D. degree focused on practitioner preparation is based on the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) framework directed toward social justice in professional practice.

This is a tenure-track 9-month appointment involving teaching, research, and service to the university and profession.  The applicant should be able draw on a background in educational research, and school and/or district level leadership to teach a variety courses in the preparation of K-12 school leaders.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application detailing qualification for the position, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of five professional references at

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or until an adequate applicant pool is established. Questions pertaining to the position or required qualifications may be directed to Dr. Douglas Davis, search committee chair, at 662-915-1459 or

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