Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College — Assistant / Associate Professor, Higher & Postsecondary Education, Diversity, Equity and Global Engagement

Job #12673

Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College is dedicated to preparing the next generation of education leaders, focusing on scholarship that positively impacts local, national and global communities and influences PreK-20 education. Teachers College benefits from a legacy of excellence in research and teaching—our education graduate programs have been ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report for 12 consecutive years. We welcome individuals who wish to shape the future of education within one of the largest and most innovative programs in the nation. We serve more than 5,000 students across four ASU campuses in the Phoenix metropolitan area, at partner school districts statewide, and online.

The successful candidate will build a program of research and scholarship in the field of higher education, with a particular emphasis on diversity, cross-cultural perspectives, and/or global engagement, that complements the work of current ASU faculty and expands our impact nationally as well as internationally. The Assistant/Associate Professor will have opportunities to collaborate with faculty and administrators, including interdisciplinary higher education-focused projects with other ASU schools, colleges, institutes, and administrative units. Major responsibilities include: (1) teaching in the Higher & Postsecondary Education program, (2) advising and mentoring graduate students; (3) establishing and maintaining a record of scholarly productivity focused on diversity, equity, and/or global engagement, as demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications, external funding, and presentations at national conferences; (4) collaborating on the growth of the Higher & Postsecondary Education program; and (5) providing service to the program, institution, profession, and community.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university in Higher Education or related field with a clear specialization in Higher & Postsecondary Education (must be conferred by position start date, August 16, 2019)
  • Evidence of topical expertise in one or more of the following areas in higher education: diversity, global engagement, social justice, equity, internationalization, comparative studies, indigenous populations.
  • Demonstrated promise of scholarly productivity for candidates applying for Assistant rank, or a documented record of scholarly productivity for candidates applying for Associate rank
  • Experience teaching and/or working with diverse student populations
  • Candidates qualified for the rank of Associate Professor must also be eligible for tenure at Arizona State University

Desired Qualifications:

  • Graduate teaching experience in higher education administration or leadership
  • Experience supervising and/or mentoring graduate students
  • Record of program and/or course development, particularly with hybrid or online formats
  • Evidence of grant-seeking and other external funding-related activity and success
  • Scholarship aligned with college and university-level initiatives related to global engagement

About the Program, the College and the University
Arizona State University is the largest public university in the United States, availing incredible opportunities for current and aspiring higher education leaders to study the complexity and diversity of contemporary higher education. The Higher and Postsecondary Education (HED) program’s mission is to develop leaders who are characterized by a strong foundation in the theory and practice of higher education administration; capacity to analyze the issues confronting contemporary colleges and universities; and expertise in designing solutions to transform administrative decision-making. Consistent with the university’s charter, the program determines its success not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed. Our faculty’s research and teaching emphasize local impact as well as globaloutreach and influence. The program’s vision is to establish Arizona State University as the model for educating innovative higher education leaders.

The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College offers rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The college is dedicated to supporting faculty members so they can provide excellent instruction to studentswhile pursuing bold scholarship that is changing the face of education. Teachers College’s award-winning faculty members are recognized for their master teaching by the university as well as by community, national, and international organizations.

Arizona State University, a respected research institution in the Pac-12 Conference, 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, also consider the public good; and one whose faculty expands the concept of community service by accepting major responsibility for the health, economic and social development of its community. The university’s eight Design Aspirations – to leverage our place, transform society, value entrepreneurship, conduct use-inspired research, enable student success, fuse intellectual disciplines, be socially embedded, and engage globally– anchor our faculty’s teaching, scholarship, and service.

For more information about the College and the Higher & Postsecondary Education program, please visit our website at

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Molly Ott at

Application Deadline and Procedures
The initial application deadline is December 17, 2018; 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, 2019. 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 ofASU’s non-discrimination policy, refer to and