Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Teacher Education Curriculum and Instruction

Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 04, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Teacher Education Curriculum and Instruction

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:
The Department of Elementary Education is seeking a Tenure Track Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate education courses in elementary curriculum, instruction, and assessment and other courses as deemed appropriate, potentially including graduate courses. Engage with partner school district teachers and administrators in clinical teacher preparation as well as in supervision of students in field placements, student teachers, and interns. Provide service to the university and community, support collegiality, and uphold professional and ethical standards. Engage in scholarly activities and/or creative endeavors which contribute to the academic mission of the university, college, and profession. Support preservice teachers in completing a teacher performance assessment and the accreditation process.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctorate degree in a field directly related to the area of instruction (or ABD with dissertation defense scheduled - degree must be in hand by position start date)
At least two years of K-6 teaching experience


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of content, methods, and dispositions required to teach courses in curriculum, instruction, and assessment with special emphasis on models of instruction
  • Knowledge of current trends, innovations, and research in preservice teacher education, including clinical programming and teacher performance assessment
  • Knowledge of effective supervisory practices related to preservice teacher education
  • Knowledge of and willingness to uphold professional and ethical teaching standards
  • Skills for effective and engaging teaching
  • Skill in creating and managing a productive learning environment
  • Skill in providing timely and effective feedback to preservice teachers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Skill in elementary content integration
  • Ability to relate well with students and colleagues
  • Ability to teach effectively in an inclusive and engaged student-centered environment
  • Ability to engage in critical professional issues and innovations, including teacher performance assessments
  • Ability to communicate and interact positively with colleagues, students, and K-12 personnel
  • Ability to serve on School of Education, university, and other professional committees
  • Ability to uphold a collegial teaching and working environment


Preferred Qualifications:
At least two years of successful college/university-level teaching experience in a teacher education program
Expertise in another field relevant to elementary teacher education
Evidence of scholarly potential


Physical Requirements:
Frequently standing, walking, and sitting. Frequent use of fine-hand manipulation associated with the use of a computer. Consistently talking, hearing, and speaking.


Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC14420
Open Date: 11/04/2020
Review Start Date: 12/04/2020
Close Date: 1/4/2021
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.


To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20524

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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