Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education

Location
Mississippi, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Delta State University

Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education

Position Type: Faculty

Department: Social Sciences/History

Posting Number: 201201081

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 12 month

Responsibilities:
Applicants will teach 12 credit hours per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level in teaching methods of social science, curriculum development, and in their discipline of expertise.

Applicants will be required to develop and deliver courses in a variety of modes, including online courses that ensure quality and effective assessment at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will serve as undergraduate Social Studies Education coordinator for the Division of Social Sciences and History, the responsibilities of which include serving as a liaison to the College of Education and Human Sciences (COEHS) in respect to accreditation and the supervision of teaching internships and field experiences, serving on the Social Studies Education Program Committee, supporting accreditation efforts as needed, advising undergraduate students, developing an active research agenda, and engaging in general service to the division, college, university and community. Applicants should have expertise in social studies/social science learning, theory, practice, and pedagogy and a commitment to promoting diversity and equity.

Preference will be given to candidates with the knowledge and application of culturally responsive pedagogy. Opportunities exist for collaborative research and service with campus centers of excellence, including the Center for Community and Economic Development; the Madison Center for the Study of the Early American Republic; the Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Information Systems; and the Delta Center for Culture and Learning.


Qualifications:
Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Social Studies Education, curriculum and instruction, or any of the disciplines within Social Studies (Political Science, Geography, History, or Sociology). The candidate must have a minimum of 18 graduate-level hours in education.

Regardless of terminal degree, the ideal candidate would have at least 18 graduate hours in one of the above listed Social Studies disciplines.

Teaching experience in Social Studies Education is also important. The ideal candidate should have at least three years of successful teaching in public school secondary education as well as experience and credentials in teaching Social Studies Education courses at the undergraduate level. Candidates should also have knowledge and experience in program assessment for CAEP (NCATE)/NCSS accreditation.

Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Social Studies Education, curriculum and instruction, or any of the disciplines within Social Studies (Political Science, Geography, History, or Sociology). The candidate must have a minimum of 18 graduate-level hours in education.

Regardless of terminal degree, the ideal candidate would have at least 18 graduate hours in one of the above listed Social Studies disciplines.

Teaching experience in Social Studies Education is also important.

Ph.D. or Ed.D. required by August 2020 for appointment to assistant professor.

Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Social Studies Education, curriculum and instruction, or any of the disciplines within Social Studies (Political Science, Geography, History, or Sociology). The candidate must have a minimum of 18 graduate-level hours in education.

Regardless of terminal degree, the ideal candidate would have at least 18 graduate hours in one of the above listed Social Studies disciplines.

Teaching experience in Social Studies Education is also important.

Ph.D. or Ed.D. required by August 2020 for appointment to assistant professor.


Salary:
12 monthCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Social Studies Education, curriculum and instruction, or any of the disciplines within Social Studies (Political Science, Geography, History, or Sociology). The candidate must have a minimum of 18 graduate-level hours in education.

Regardless of terminal degree, the ideal candidate would have at least 18 graduate hours in one of the above listed Social Studies disciplines.

Teaching experience in Social Studies Education is also important.

Ph.D. or Ed.D. required by August 2020 for appointment to assistant professor.


Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Social Studies Education, curriculum and instruction, or any of the disciplines within Social Studies (Political Science, Geography, History, or Sociology). The candidate must have a minimum of 18 graduate-level hours in education.

Regardless of terminal degree, the ideal candidate would have at least 18 graduate hours in one of the above listed Social Studies disciplines.

Teaching experience in Social Studies Education is also important.

Ph.D. or Ed.D. required by August 2020 for appointment to assistant professor.


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Cover letter, vitae, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts and three letters of recommendation are required for this position.

Requests for letters of recommendation will automatically be generated to the references you list on the application. These individuals will be sent a link to allow them to submit their letter directly to application system.
Application materials should be received by January 15, 2021 for initial consideration.


Additional Information:
Expertise in social studies/social science learning theories, practice, and pedagogy and a commitment to promoting diversity and equity are preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge and application of culturally responsive pedagogy.

Candidates should also have knowledge and experience in program assessment for CAEP (NCATE)/NCSS accreditation.

Effective university-level instruction skills are expected.
Application materials should be received by January 15, 2021 for initial consideration.


Open Date: 11/23/2020

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.

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