Instructor/Assistant Professor in Educational Administration

Michigan State University College of Education

Instructor / Assistant Professor in Educational Administration

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Educational Administration 10014014
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union, Remote-Friendly

Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Prof-Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Educational Administration at Michigan State University is seeking outstanding candidates for anticipated fixed-term (non-tenure stream) faculty positions in Educational Administration which includes Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education: K-12 Administration; and Education Policy. This is a part-time position (one or two-semester appointment). Primary responsibilities will be at the East Lansing campus or teaching online, but may include occasional travel to off-campus sites in Birmingham or Detroit if the class is hybrid.

Responsibilities will include some combination of the following: teaching master's or doctoral level courses related to teaching and learning; school or post-secondary administration and leadership; education policy; education legal issues; and educational finance. Position’s rank will be at the level of Instructor-Fixed Term and Assistant Professor-Fixed Term , depending on qualifications. Appointment will be for one or two semesters beginning Fall 2022. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Master’s degree for rank of Instructor

Doctoral degree (PhD / EdD) for rank of Assistant Professor

Desired Qualifications

Doctoral degree (PhD / EdD)

Required Application Materials

CV and letter of interest demonstrating graduate-level teaching experience and expertise in the fields of adult learning. 

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

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Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.


Department Statement

Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Aug 8, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 8, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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