The School of Education is searching for committed and qualified adjunct faculty to serve as dissertation in practice chairs for students in the Higher Education Leadership doctoral program. Chairs will be assigned students enrolled online and/or on-campus and are expected to work with the student throughout the 32 month program. Chairs can work remotely throughout the year, but Chairs are required to attend and help facilitate summer residency on campus for all students for three days in June (typically early June from mid-afternoon Thursday through mid-afternoon Saturday).
Dissertation Chairs will work with a designated faculty team while guiding doctoral students through the dissertation process from problem identification to final defense.
EdD or PhD in higher education leadership, administration, or student affairs
Experience with supervision of doctoral level research
Doctoral level teaching experience
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Doctoral level transcripts are required to complete the application.
An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.
Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.
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Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution more than 6,000 students. Maryville offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the last two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 20 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.