Instructor/Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction, tenure-track if eligible, beginning no later than August 2018. Qualified candidates will be joining a dynamic faculty who are committed to excellent teacher preparation and partnerships with public schools. ECU is a student-centered regional state university located in Ada, Oklahoma. ECU offers thirty-three undergraduate baccalaureate degree programs in arts, business, education, mathematics and sciences, nursing, and the social sciences. Six master’s degrees are offered in education, human resources, psychology, management, water resources and accounting. ECU’s 4,200 (average) students come from 35 countries and 22 different states. About 65% of the 147 faculty members hold doctorates. The University is committed to teaching excellence and invites applications from candidates with strong records of teaching, scholarly activity, program development, and professional service.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for 1) delivering quality instruction in education courses for undergraduate and graduate programs 2) supervising undergraduate student teacher candidates, 3) advising undergraduate and graduate education candidates, 4) pursuing a focused area of research and scholarship that culminates in publications, professional presentations, and submission of grant proposals, 5) holding active membership in relevant professional associations/organizations, and 6) serving on committees and participating in official activities at the department, college, and university levels.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, or a related field from an NCATE/CAEP accredited institution and a minimum of three years of public school teaching experience. Candidates who are ABD will be considered. Minimum qualification is possession of a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, or a related field from an NCATE/CAEP accredited institution and a minimum of three years of public school teaching experience.

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, service, and professional development
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience teaching using a variety of instructional technology (internet, instructional software, blackboard)
  • Ability to teach in traditional and non-traditional formats and settings (off-campus, weekends, online, and/or WebEx)
  • Ability to engage in student recruitment and program advising

Qualifications/Skills Desired:

  • Experience teaching at the college level
  • Experience coordinating and delivering effective professional development
  • Successful grant writing experience or other experience related to seeking external funding
  • Successful experience in accreditation report writing
  • Advanced information and communication technology skills related to productivity and instruction, including Windows and/or OS X, and mobile devices (iOS and/or Android)
  • Experience with Chalk and Wire or other ePortfolio system and/or related educational assessment systems

Tyler Jones
Employment Services
East Central University
Phone: 580-559-5260
Fax: 580-559-5484
Email Address: es@ecok.edu