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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

Northeastern Illinois University
Job Location:
Chicago, Illinois
Educational Administration and Leadership
Department of Educational Leadership and Development
Tenure Track Position in Educational Leadership

Start Date:
Fall 2022

Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience, includes entry level.

The University: Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a fully accredited public university serving more than 8,000 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students in the Chicago metropolitan area. The University offers more than 90 academic programs in the arts, sciences, education and business. It has been regionally and nationally recognized for its student diversity, low student debt, and campus safety. NEIU is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

Program: The Educational Leadership Program, in the Department of Literacy, Leadership, and Development of the Goodwin College of Education offers an M.A. in Educational Leadership. This degree is accompanied by a principal endorsement on the Illinois Professional Educator’s License. The endorsement qualifies graduates to be school principals, assistant principals, deans, department chairs, athletic directors, and other related positions.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in leadership grounded in current research at the main campus, satellite campuses, and at PK-12 school locations. Academic research and service to the department, college, university, and greater community are also required. 

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Administration or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution (ABD with completion by 9/1/2022 will be considered). Applicants must also have served as a principal in an elementary, middle or secondary school for at least two years and be PERA certified to evaluate PK-12 teachers and have or be eligible for an Illinois Professional Educator License with the Principal Endorsement or General Administrative Endorsement (formerly named Illinois Type 75). The candidate must be eligible to teach administrative internship classes. NEIU faculty are dedicated to the success of all students.

Deadline: Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Application: Please send letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, a copy of the Illinois Professional Educators License (PEL) and the names of three references (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) to: 

Dr. Noreen Powers
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from women and minorities as well as other qualified individuals.
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