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Assistant/Associate Professor, Education Department

The School of Education at Point Park University is seeking applicants for a full-time position in Educational Leadership. This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate level.  We are seeking a professional with strong experience in high level leadership, as well as experience teaching and working with both undergraduate and graduate students.   In particular, special consideration will be given to the candidate that has experience serving on and chairing dissertations.  The successful candidate will begin no later than the fall of 2019 with the expectation that they will be available during summer terms to continue work on assigned dissertations.

About the Program:  The School of Education began its first Ed.D. in Leadership and Administration in 2014. It is a 54 credit program, serving both K-12 educators seeking PA administrative certifications and other mid to upper level leaders in for-profit and non-profit fields.  This program is student centered with an emphasis on innovative classroom experiences and research that bridges theory and practice.  The program has been an immediate success, attracting far more qualified applicants than it can serve. 

Qualifications:   Applicants must possess an earned doctorate in a relevant field of study from an accredited institution, as well as, Superintendent Letter of Eligibility (or state equivalent) and Principal certification.    In addition, the successful candidate will have:  prior teaching experience at the graduate, preferably doctoral level leadership courses; prior dissertation committee service is highly desirable; a record of demonstrated high level leadership; willingness to teach on-line as well as face to face; demonstrated ability to engage in research and publication; the ability to work in a collegial setting with fellow faculty and graduate students; working with diverse populations.

Application Procedure:  Please submit a cover letter that addresses your teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.  Electronic submission of materials is preferred and should be sent to  When responding via email please reference the position in the subject line.

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must have authorization to work in the United States and not require employer sponsorship.