Seeking Assistant Professor of Human and Organizational Learning

20 days ago

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HUMAN AND ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING

(Non-tenure accruing – 3 year renewable contract- fiscal year appointment) 

Envisioned by our first President and created by an Act of Congress in 1821, George Washington University (GW) is now the largest institution of higher education in the nation’s capital. The University offers comprehensive programs of undergraduate and graduate liberal arts study as well as degrees in medicine, public health, law, engineering, education, business, and international affairs. Each year, GW enrolls a diverse population of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from all 50-states, the District of Columbia, and more than 20 countries. GW’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD) is ranked 11th among private institutions by the U.S. News and World Report among graduate schools of education.

The Graduate School of Education and Human Development houses five departments (Curriculum and Pedagogy, Counseling and Human Development, Educational Leadership, Human and Organizational Learning, and Special Education and Disability Studies), and runs programs at the Foggy Bottom campus in Washington, DC, the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, VA and at graduate education centers in Arlington, Alexandria, and Hampton Roads, VA.

The Department of Human and Organizational Learning (HOL) employs cross-disciplinary faculty with doctorate degrees in business, management, HRD, industrial/ organizational psychology, and adult education. We offer Graduate Certificates, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees in a variety of formats (including weekend and weekday) at the Virginia Science and Technology campus in Ashburn (VA), and our Main Campus in Washington, DC. Our Master’s program is the oldest in the Country and is globally recognized for its quality and rigor.  In 2015, it was retitled as the Organizational Leadership and Learning (OLL) Program. The OLL program is offered in online as well as in-class formats at the Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington DC. It attracts early, mid, and senior level professionals globally.

 In order to continue with the ongoing growth of our Master’s Program, we are seeking an Assistant Professorfor primary engagement with the Organizational Leadership and Learning Program at our historic Foggy Bottom Campus (main campus) in Washington DC. This non-tenure accruing, fiscal year position is available beginning as early as August 2019. Initial term is 3 years, which is renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate level courses, at the Master’s level, (both online and in-class) in the Organizational Leadership and Learning (OLL) Program (emphasis on leadership, learning and change), collaborate with OLL senior faculty members with the ongoing design, operation and evaluation of the Master’s program, maintain an active research agenda, and advise Master’s and doctoral students, including serving on dissertation committees. The successful candidate will be an active contributor to the Organizational Leadership and Learning Program, Department of Human and Organizational Learning and the University, including, for example, serving on program, department, school, and university administrative committees.

Basic Qualifications:

All applicants must have:

  • An earned (or completed by date of appointment) doctorate in Human and Organizational Learning or a related field such as business, management, HRD, industrial/ organizational psychology, and adult education;
  • An established and/or strongly emerging theoretically-based and practically relevant research record in leadership, organizational studies, or a related field; and
  • Demonstrated experience teaching in both in-class and online format

Application Process. Please complete the online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/56265 and upload the following:

  1. Letter of application indicating qualifications, research interests and teaching philosophy (maximum 3 pages);
  2. Curriculum vitae;
  3. Samples of recent teaching evaluations; and
  4. Three (3) sample publications.

Application review will begin October 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Please note all employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

For queries about the position, please contact Prof. Shaista E. Khilji, Search Committee Chair via email at sekhilji@gwu.edu.

George Washington University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

The University seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

 

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