Non-Tenure-Track, Lecturer; Elementary and/or Early Childhood

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of North Alabama’s College of Education and Human Sciences (COEHS) is seeking a qualified full-time non-tenure-track faculty at the rank of lecturer for the elementary and/or early childhood programs. Candidates qualifying for other ranks will be considered. Salary and rank will be based on qualifications of the successful candidate. The Educator Preparation Program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and approved by the Alabama State Department of Education. For additional information, visit our website at http://www.una.edu/education. Appointment will be effective Fall 2021. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Duties, in addition to teaching 12-15 credit hours of undergraduate coursework per semester, include: clinical supervision of students, advisement, engaging in scholarly activities and professional service, and service to the department, College and the University. Additional responsibilities include participation in curriculum and course development, advisement and recruitment, ability to work within a culturally diverse student population, maintaining office hours in accordance with University policy, and performing other duties as assigned.

Applicants must have a minimum of a master’s degree in elementary education, early childhood education, or a closely related discipline with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in elementary/early childhood education; evidence of accomplished teaching experience in grades P-6; a commitment to culturally responsive teaching; eligibility to hold valid P-3 or K-6 Alabama Professional Educator Certification; Applicants must commit to completing a doctoral program in elementary or early childhood education as a condition for employment. Recommended lecturer may qualify for tuition remission program.

To view a complete job description and/or apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5813.  Applications will only be accepted via this system.  Please be prepared to upload, at the time of application, a cover letter, resume/CV, a reference list with contact information for at least three professional/academic references, and a one-page diversity/equity/inclusion statement (upload under the attachment heading of “Other Document 1”). Information regarding the diversity/equity/inclusion statement can be found here: https://www.una.edu/humanresources/files/forms-links/diversity_statement_faculty.pdf. Transcripts are also required, but may be provided at a later date.  Please see the special instructions to applicants and minimum qualifications section of the posting for details regarding required documents. For questions, please email employment@una.edu or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2. Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus. We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students. Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Plan: https://www.una.edu/vpem/diversity/index.html.