TT Asst. Professor: Elementary Education Social Studies - Faculty Spec. I: Work Force Education

Location
Michigan, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 11, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION and HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Main Campus, Kalamazoo, Michigan

The College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University is a diverse and vibrant institution of professional education, preparing individuals annually for leadership in their fields. The college is comprised of six departments: counselor education and counseling psychology; special education and literacy studies; family and consumer sciences; human performance and health education; teaching, learning and educational studies; and educational leadership, research and technology. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU as one of the doctoral universities with high research activity. The College of Education and Human Development is seeking candidates for the following faculty positions:

Board-Appointed Academic Year Faculty Positions

For the following position, responsibilities include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses; engagement in service to the department, college, and university.

Terminal Faculty Specialist I: Work Force Education and Development

Degree Requirements: Master’s degree in a WFED/CTE/vocational area from an accredited institution.

For the responsibilities specific to the position, minimum qualifications, and required application documents and procedure, please visit http://www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs/ and search posting number 0605429.

For the following position, responsibilities include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses; engagement in scholarly activity; and service to the department, college, and university.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Elementary Education Social Studies/Curriculum and Instruction

Degree Requirements: Earned doctorate in curriculum and instruction with concentration in Social Studies or closely related field by August 2021.

Major Duties :
- Teach social studies methods courses

- Teach graduate courses in curriculum and instruction

- Collaborate with departments within the university and school partners

- Supervise teacher candidates

- Advise students

- Conduct research

- Seek external funding


Minimum Qualifications :
- Earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with concentration in Social Studies or closely related field by August 2021

- Willingness and ability to teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students on integrated social studies methods and content in innovative formats

- Experience in preparing students to develop and utilize best practices in elementary school settings

- Demonstrated commitment to social justice, diversity, and equity

- Evidence of an established research program and a willingness to seek external funding

- Commitment to forging strong school, community and state partnerships

For the responsibilities specific to the position, minimum qualifications, and required application documents and procedure, please visit http://www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs/ and search posting number 0605473.

The appointment process at Western Michigan University requires that each applicant submit a comprehensive vita or set of placement credentials and arrange for the transmittal of at least three recent letters of recommendation.

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