The school of Education at the University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM) is seeking an innovative, tenure track faculty member to teach graduate and undergraduate courses. The successful candidate will join a dedicated faculty and leadership team working to enhance the quality of education and services to children and families in Louisiana and the nation. The School of Education offers multiple undergraduate programs, graduate programs and a doctoral program in Curriculum and Instruction. ULM is a public institution classified as a “Doctoral University: Moderate Research Activity” by the Carnegie Foundation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Major responsibilities include: (1) To teach graduate/undergraduate level courses; (2) To advise students and maintain records of student progress; (3) To pursue a program of research and publication; (4) To work cooperatively with area public schools; (5) To serve on doctoral committees, university committees and other professional service activities; and (6) To promote collaboration across programs and with P-12 schools/districts.
Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership from an accredited university (outstanding ABDs considered if completing degree before the date of hire) and a minimum of three years of teaching and administration in a K-12 educational setting.
Preference will be given to candidates who have (1) experience of teaching graduate courses in educational leadership/curriculum and instruction; (2) demonstrated evidence of or potential for research and publications; (3) experience with online teaching (using Moodle or Blackboard); (4) evidence of effective student advisement and recruitment; and (5) expertise in working with diverse student populations, including children and youth with special needs, who live in poverty, and/or who are English Language Learners.
Position Availability: January 2019
Application: The ULM School of Education seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool. ULM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. A review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates should submit the following documents in a single PDF file: (1) a cover letter describing how their educational background and professional experience meet the required and preferred qualifications for the position, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) an unofficial doctoral transcript, and (3) contact information for four professional references. References should have current knowledge of candidate’s professional work. An official or certified copy of transcripts, proof of degree, proof of license and proof of certification will be required prior to any interview as a finalist for this position.