Seeking candidates with a robust academic record, who will be active educators in their fields, serve as a mentor to students, work with colleagues to assess and improve curricula, conduct research and/or creative works in respective area of specialization, and demonstrate institutional citizenship through active engagement at the department, college, university, community,and professional levels. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate & graduate courses related to elementary education and/or middle school (classroom management, assessment, or elementary/middle school mathematics methods). course load might also include graduate courses in an additional area of expertise. Additional duties include: advising students in the College of Education, supervising student teachers, engaging in scholarly activities and other professional activities as deemed necessary by the department, college, or university.
Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations. Applicants are expected to describe their commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment through their research, teaching, and/or service activities. Candidates must have at least three years K-12 classroom experience as a certified teacher. Experience teaching pre-service teachers at the undergraduate level is desirable.
Qualifications include a terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in curriculum & instruction, elementary education, reading/literacy education, or a related field (ABD will be considered provided the degree requirements are completed by August 1, 2019). Candidates should have or show potential to engage in scholarly inquiry (publications, externally funded projects, etc.) and actively participate in premiere professional organizations (i.e. AERA).
Preference will be given to candidates who have :
1)taught or co-taught methods courses at the undergraduate level for prospective K-3rd grade teachers or prospective 1st-5th grade teachers,
2)Specialized expertise in gifted education via coursework and/or a practitioner,
3) served in an instructional leadership capacity during his/her K-12 teaching career or taught graduate courses related to instructional or curriculum leadership;
4) have taught online or hybrid courses (or willing to engage in formal training to teach online or hybrid courses).