Job Position

Visiting Assistant Professor of Higher Education


Job Position Description

The Department of Educational Studies (http://www.edst.purdue.edu) within the College of Education at Purdue University invites applications for a 9-month position, Visiting Assistant Professor of Higher Education to begin no later than August 2024. The Higher Education program has delivered a redesigned, research-intensive, and successful Ph.D. program since 2019. In Fall 2024, the program area will begin offering a new online Master’s degree with a concentration in Higher Education Systems, Policy, and Leadership. The faculty are dedicated to preparing future administrators and faculty members in the field of higher education. This position will serve both the Ph.D. and Master’s level degree programs and is set for an initial term of one year, with a potential second, mutually agreed upon year.



The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Engage in scholarship with Ph.D. students, serving as research mentor for student peer-reviewed research papers
  • Help coordinate support services for the new Master’s program
  • Teach a variety of courses in both the PhD and the new Master’s program, 2 classes in Fall and Spring semesters
  • Guide doctoral students in their area of research and/or practice expertise
  • Contribute to and engage in service to the program, department, college, and profession.

About Purdue University, Educational Studies Department

We are thought-leaders with a commitment to rigorous graduate programs and ground-breaking research. We are committed to social justice and the education of all of the children of all of the people – especially in the area of P-12 STEM education. Our programs and degrees prepare our graduates for rewarding professions including:

  • Teacher
  • Administrator
  • School counselor
  • Psychologist
  • Corporate trainer
  • Researcher
  • Professor

We launch the future through the discovery and development of human potential.

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