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

Job #14032 

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 three ASU campuses in the Phoenix metropolitan area, at partner school districts statewide, and online. 

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, 2020. The MLFTC Bachelor of Arts in Education for Educational Studies (BAE) degree is a degree program for educators working in nonprofit settings, community institutions, civic organizations or businesses. The program does not lead to teacher certification/licensure in any U.S. state and is designed for educators in different contexts than certified K- 12 classroom teachers. It prepares individuals to be creative educators, 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 ideal candidate is focused on teaching a wide range of diverse learners (e.g., racially, economically, linguistically, culturally) and scholarship with education broadly defined in multiple settings and societies. 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, 2020, from an accredited university in educational studies or a related field (e.g., informal education, non-formal education, social pedagogy, learning sciences, global education, educational foundations, education policy, educational psychology, sociology of education, multicultural education, adult education, workforce development, urban leadership, public policy, public affairs) 
  • Evidence of a focused scholarly agenda within contexts such as workplaces, community institutions, governmental agencies, civic organizations, or businesses 
  • Evidence of successful college-level teaching a wide range of diverse learners (e.g., racially, economically, linguistically, culturally) 
  • Evidence of successful college-level online teaching 
  • Candidates qualified for the rank of Associate Professor must also be eligible for tenure at Arizona State University

Desired Qualifications:

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


  • Experience developing curriculum, courses, and/or programs 
  • Experience developing online courses 
  • Experience managing a team of instructors in large-enrollment online courses


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

About the Program, the College and the 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.

For more information about the College, please visit our website at

Application Deadline and Procedures
The application deadline is October 20, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. Only electronic applications will be reviewed. To submit your application, please visit

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