Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Teacher Education
Department of Learning and Teaching
School of Leadership and Education Sciences
University of San Diego
The Department of Learning and Teaching at the University of San Diego seeks qualified applicants for a tenure track teacher education position at the rank of Assistant Professor.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Earned doctorate in Education or a related field by July 1, 2017.
Demonstrated scholarly activities within an active research agenda.
Strong knowledge of current research, policy, and best practices in at least one of the following areas: Educational Psychology, Social/Cultural Foundations of Education, Secondary Methods of Social Science, English, or Literacy/Reading
Commitment to social justice, diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion of all learners.
A minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in K-12 settings
Teaching experiences in higher education and/or online teaching.
Teaching experiences with culturally and linguistically diverse students in inclusive general classrooms.
Expertise in more than one of the identified areas of specialization listed above.
Demonstrated competency using new technologies (such as iPads, Interactive Whiteboards, web-based teaching) to support instruction.
Responsibilities: Demands of the position require a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, advising; close partnerships with local school districts; and well-developed teamwork and communication skills. In screening applicants, we will be looking for evidence of demonstrated commitment to addressing diversity, equity, and social justice issues in preK-12 education; actively engaged in scholarship, as reflected in professional presentations, publications and/or research grants. (Support for research activities and travel is available for faculty members.) Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to collaborating with faculty and field experience supervisors around program development, admissions, accreditation, and general departmental and university service.
The University of San Diego is an independent, Catholic university with approximately 8,000 students, including 1,700 graduate students and 1,100 law students. The Department of Learning and Teaching at USD includes both credential and master's degree programs in elementary education, secondary education, special education, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). In Fall 2013, the Department of Learning and Teaching launched a fully online Master's of education program for experienced K-12 teachers; it offers specializations in Inclusive Education and Universal Design for Learning, Literacy and Digital Learning, School Leadership, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), and Curriculum and Instruction. Our programs are NCATE/CAEP, CCTC, and WASC accredited. More information on our programs can be found at www.sandiego.edu/teach .
The Department of Learning and Teaching and USD have a strong commitment to diversity and to global education. Faculty candidates should be committed to working with diverse students and populations as well as interest in fostering community engagement at the local, national, and global levels. The department has developed strong collaborative relationships with local schools and districts to provide an array of practicum, student teaching, and action research sites. In addition, all graduate students are required to participate in at least one global education experience prior to graduation.
To apply, go to www.sandiego.edu/jobs and reference job IRC22177. Complete application will include (1) letter of application which clearly identifies your area(s) of specialization, philosophy of teaching, research agenda and service to your profession and community, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) official transcript of highest degree earned, (4) up to two samples of scholarship, and (5) three letters of reference. All applications and supporting documents will be due on or before January 15. Please send all application materials to the link given above. If you have any questions regarding the search please contact the Search Chair, Dr. Bobbi Hansen, email, firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary is commensurate with experience and education.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply.
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