Assistant/Associate Professor in the Doctor of Education Program

Assistant/Associate Professor in the Doctor of Education Program in Educational Leadership for Diverse Learning Communities (Ed.D.)

Molloy CollegeJob Description Summary

The Division of Education at Molloy College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin in September 2020.

Molloy College, an independent Catholic institution based in Rockville Centre, NY, was founded in 1955. The College serves a student population of approximately 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Molloy students can earn degrees in a variety of outstanding academic programs, including nursing, business, education, social work, music therapy and many more.

The Educational Leadership for Diverse Learning Communities doctoral program is designed to prepare educators, school and district administrators and related education professionals, and future professors in schools of education for instructional leadership roles that embrace diversity, social justice and equity. There is a documented need for this type of program on Long Island, particularly in regards to students with diverse learning needs, students with disabilities, and English language learners.

The program is cohort-based and consists of three years of coursework delivered in a blended format followed by the dissertation development sequence.

Specific Duties

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to design and deliver high quality, state-of-the art doctoral education
  • Teach and facilitate learning activities in a blended and online learning environment
  • Teach courses related to social justice, equity, curriculum leadership, dissertation design, qualitative and mixed methodology research
  • Teach, advise, and mentor doctoral students in academic research
  • Participate in dissertation advisement and serve on dissertation committees
  • Make scholarly contributions to the field, the doctoral program, and the college community
  • Attend departmental and college faculty meetings, serve on committees, and participate in other college activities
  • Keep current in theory and practice related to program content
  • Must be willing to work some weekends and evenings in addition to weekdays

Minimum QualificationsRequired Qualifications (All applicants must):

  • An Ed.D. or Ph.D. in education with a concentration in social justice, equitable education, advocacy for diverse learning communities or a closely related field from an accredited institution
  • Have a depth and breadth of knowledge of current educational trends
  • Evidence of successfully teaching doctoral level courses for a minimum of five years
  • Evidence of successfully using technology to teach graduate or postgraduate level online/blended courses for a minimum of three years
  • Possess effective interpersonal skills - able to work with diverse, adult populations in academic and professional working relationships
  • Have a record of scholarship and a comprehensive research agenda in the concentrated discipline
  • Experience with advising, mentoring, and serving on doctoral dissertation committees

Preferred Qualifications(Preference will be given to candidates with):

  • Evidence of knowledge, skills, and experience in educational leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Experience in an educational leadership position
  • Established research agenda as evidenced by recent peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations
  • Active participation in academic/professional organizations

Deadline for applications is December 1, 2019.

To Apply:

Interested applicants may submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and the Molloy College Application . Please submit all application materials in one submission to with Education in the subject line.

Application materials may also be mailed to:Office of Human Resources, Molloy College1000 Hempstead Ave.Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college, rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership.All Molloy College employees are expected to display an understanding of and a commitment to the College's mission and core values; foster relationships with a spirit of inclusivity, compassion and respect; appreciate and celebrate differences and support a welcoming and hospitable environment that is responsive and helpful to all members of the Molloy community and beyond.