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Assistant / Associate Professor - Education  « Position Deleted on 4/02/2013 »

Institution: University of Saint Francis
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Category:
  • Faculty - Education - Teacher Education
Posted: 02/13/2013
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Notes: included on Affirmative Action email
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Teaching, with additional duties as Director of Curriculum and Technology

The University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana, seeks a full-time, tenure track assistant/associate professor starting Fall 2013. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in development and launching of a newly redesigned teacher education program. The position requires a doctorate in education and / or special education and the ability to teach methods, general education, and special education courses, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The candidate should be proficient in knowledge and skills related to teacher education curriculum, accreditation, and educational technologies. The candidate must provide direction and leadership to the teacher education program in a non-supervisory capacity as director of curriculum and technology. Additional responsibilities include advising, serving as committee member in the department and university, and development of scholarship utilizing the Boyer Model for Scholarship.

Experience with or willingness to learn online course delivery is a must. The candidate must be ready to immediately assume responsibilities for development of courses for delivery in a blended or online learning environment. A minimum of 3 (three) years of teaching experience at any level of PK-12 education is required, while previous college teaching experience is a plus. Full-time teaching load is 12 (twelve) credit hours per semester; a 3 (three) credit hour per semester reduction is granted for carrying out curriculum and technology duties during the academic year. The teaching contract is 9 (nine) months, with the 10th (tenth) month constituting additional time for oversight of curriculum and technology.

Planning with and supervision of pre-service teachers in field settings is a critical component of the position. The candidate must not only be knowledgeable in pedagogy, student characteristics, and realities of the contemporary classroom, but must demonstrate adeptness working veteran PK-12 teachers.

Review of applications will begin immediately and close on April 1, 2013. Applications are electronic only. Application materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and list of three professional references. Send materials by email to searchcommittee@sf.edu.