Teacher Education, Tenure Track
Teacher Education, Tenure Track
March 15, 2021 Priority DeadlineJoin the Montana State University-Northern (MSUN) Teacher Education Program: As a faculty member in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP), you will be responsible for the development and instruction of undergraduate and graduate professional education courses using face-to-face and remote teaching and learning approaches. EPP faculty work with content-area department faculty and jointly advise secondary education students in their content major. Located in Havre, Montana, Montana State University-Northern is north central Montana's comprehensive university offering programs and services at the associate, baccalaureate, and master's levels.
The Havre area offers great access to outdoor activities: with mountains, lakes, rivers, and prairies add to the variety. Havre is the Hill County Seat and offers a hospital, a fun downtown, an active community theater, as well as county offices. Havre has many pretty city parks and neighborhoods. Beyond Havre there are smaller, more rural communities with ranches and farms.
Duties and Responsibilities
As a faculty member in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP), you will be responsible for the development and instruction of undergraduate and graduate professional education courses using face-to-face and remote teaching and learning approaches. EPP faculty work with content-area department faculty and jointly advise secondary education students in their content major.
Duties include: (1) Collaborating closely with area school districts, including the supervision of field experiences and student teaching; (2) Assisting with program assessment and accreditation preparation; (3) Engaging with state and regional higher education consortiums; (4) Participating in program development, recruitment, and retention; and (4) Participating in scholarly, departmental, and institutional activities. The Educator Preparation Program delivers instruction and services to students located at the main campus, in Great Falls, and at two partnering institutions with Indian Education Development Grant projects: Fort Peck Community College in Poplar, Montana, and Aaniiih Nakoda College, in Harlem, Montana.
- PhD or EdD in literacy education, curriculum and instruction, or a related field in teacher education (ABDconsidered
- Terminal degree AND30 hours of graduate-level courses in
• Current or prior licensed elementary or secondary teacher with full-time teaching experience at elementary K-8 or 5-12.
• Demonstrates experience teaching at the university level in methods foundations, and curriculum courses
• Possesses a student-centered approach to instruction and learning
• Holds a strong commitment to retention and recruitment in Education programs
• Demonstrates ability to teach and work collaboratively and effectively with persons from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds
• Demonstrates effective instructor level experiences with online and/or hybrid teaching utilizing distance and learning technologies
• Demonstrates willingness to engage in scholarly activity/research, university committees, and community service
• Experiences in clinical/field supervision in practicums and student teaching,
• Experiences with program development and accreditation.