Open Rank Academic Faculty-Doctorate in Education (EDD) Program

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Jan 18, 2024
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description


Open Rank Academic Faculty-Doctorate in Education (EDD) Program

Job ID: 267274
Location: Summerville Campus
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID 267274


Position # 20010561


The Department of Research, Counseling, and Curriculum (RCC) in the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) at Augusta University invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor in doctoral program in Educational Innovation. This position emphasizes innovative and engaging teaching, fostering community within the classroom, and promoting student success. The tenure status (on tenure track, tenure upon appointment, or not on tenure track) will be determined based on the qualifications of the final candidate and will be confirmed in the final offer along with position expectations. Please see Augusta University Promotion and Tenure website link in the Shift/Salary/Benefits section of this posting.






Teaching- Teaching. Developing and teaching graduate-level courses in educational research methods with quantitative and/or mixed-methods expertise preferred.

Research- Research. Conducting, supervising, and mentoring research in the doctoral program by chairing and serving on doctoral committees. Conducting research, publishing scholarship, pursuing external funding, and participating in other scholarly activities.

Service- Service, providing service to the college, the university, the community, and the profession.


Required Qualifications

Doctorate from an accredited university in Education, Educational Research, Quantitative Methods. Have demonstrated the capacity for a robust research agenda with the potential for sustaining a national and/or international reputation. Possess a research record that demonstrates potential for obtaining external research funding.


Assistant Professor- early-level career as a faculty member 0-4 years experience is related field.


Associate Professor- Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.


Professor-Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.


Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:


-Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation.


-Evidence of ability as a teacher.


-Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned.


-Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,


-Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.


Preferred Qualifications

Preferences will be given to candidates with expertise in quantitative and/or mixed-methods research (with demonstrated proficiency in related software packages including SPSS, NVivo, etc.), an identified substantive area of interest (e.g., program evaluation, educational psychology, educational policy studies), K-12 teaching experience, teaching experience at the college-level (graduate-level experience preferred), experience engaging in research in P-20 settings, and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty and to mentor students.


This position is academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlined in offer letter and yearly contract.


The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0.


Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.


Associate Professor-Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.


Professor-Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.


Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!


Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.


Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.


Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure website:


College/Department Information

The Augusta University College of Education is committed to being a relevant, responsive, and respected institution with a keen focus toward high impact work in the community. Our faculty, students, and alumni are committed to improving lives and expanding opportunities through the comprehensive study and effective practice of education. Through bachelor's degree, master's degree, doctoral degree, and professional development programs, we cultivate innovative educational leaders, advance health practices through research in kinesiology, explore the most important questions in public education, and share exciting ideas and best practices across the world.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Our Summerville Campus:


2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904


Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.


If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.


Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.


For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.


All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.


How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.


Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."


Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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