Merrimack College, School of Education & Social Policy

Position ID:Merrimack College-School of Education & Social Policy-HIGHEREDUCATION [#18917]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Practice, Higher Education
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, United States [map]
Subject Area: Higher Education and Student Affairs
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/07/08, listed until 2022/01/08)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Position Overview: Merrimack College's School of Education & Social Policy invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice position, non- tenure track, in the Higher Education Department to begin in the Fall of 2021. The Higher Education Department, currently in its tenth year, graduates 40 Master’s of Higher Education Students each year. The position will be within the Department, teaching courses in the Master’s program. Depending on school needs, the candidate may also teach in the undergraduate program in Human Development and Human Services as well. The faculty member hired in this position will have primary teaching and advising responsibilities for graduate higher education courses, teaching 16 credits per semester (4/4 teaching load). This position is contingent on final budgetary approval.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess a doctorate (or be ABD) in Higher Education or a closely related field, and should have higher education teaching experience. The ideal candidate will have a background in Higher Education/Student Affairs. Doctoral candidates, who will complete their degree by 2022, will be considered. The successful candidate will bring teaching expertise and interest in areas including student affairs leadership and professional practice, counseling/advising of students, diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education, and gender issues in higher education.

Application materials should include: Curriculum Vitae, letter of interest, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Merrimack College is committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community, based on the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. Candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To Apply: Interested applicants should apply online through Academic Jobs Online.

About Merrimack: The only Catholic, Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is an independent, coeducational institution with more than 4,200 undergraduates and graduate students from 34 states and 36 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 220-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Mass. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack recently placed 21st in the nation for “Colleges That Add the Most Value” in Money’s special Best Colleges report and was ranked as one of the top 10 colleges in the northern United States for the fourth year in a row — and the only regional college judged “up and coming” by higher education leadership in the northern United States, according to U.S. News.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845

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