Assistant Professor, Elementary Education

Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 20, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare teacher candidates to work with children from kindergarten through fifth grade by teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Elementary Education. Includes teaching online and/or at regional campuses, collaborating with professional colleagues, supervising clinical experiences (practicums), conducting research, providing service, and advising undergraduate and graduate students.

Minimum Education Requirements:
Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Education, or closely related field required. ABD with documented plan of completion by appointment date will be considered.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Three or more years of experience teaching in an elementary classroom required.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:
Experience teaching elementary with focus on teaching social studies and possibly mathematics in the elementary classroom. Successful teaching experience at the university level preferred. Knowledge of Kentucky standards-aligned instruction, strong communication and collaboration skills, and knowledge of current best practices.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.

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