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Visiting Special Instructor Elementary Social Studies

Oakland University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 3, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Job TitleVisiting Special Instructor Elementary Social StudiesRequisition No.0000666Job Description SummaryTeach courses in elementary social studies content to students enrolled in our undergraduate and graduate initial certification programs. Engage with local PK-12 practitioners to advance practice-based teacher education. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Appointment begins August 2023 for the 2023-2024 academic year and the position may be eligible for annual renewal up to three years. The salary for this position is competitive and accompanied by a substantial benefits package. Minimum QualificationsCandidates are expected to have: 1) Earned doctorate (or ABD) in social studies education or related area, 2) Three years or more of successful teaching experience at the PK-16 level, and 3) Recent professional experiences within PK-16 education.Special Instructions to ApplicantsCandidates should upload: a) a cover letter, b) CV, c) an unofficial transcript, d) a one-page teaching statement that outlines your pedagogical commitments/orientations and practices in the teacher education classroom, e) a one-page diversity statement that demonstrates your commitment to educational equity and social justice. Your statement should describe your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion at your workplace or community spaces (e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality). Contact information will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.School/College & Department/Program SummaryJoin innovative faculty in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Oakland University. We seek to hire a Visiting Special Instructor with expertise in elementary social studies content and methods. We seek individuals interested in teaching in our newly redesigned initial certification program using core teaching practices aligned with educational equity and social justice. We welcome applicants with expertise in program leadership, school-university partnerships, practice-based teacher preparation, or teaching quality. We value candidates who can work collaboratively across departments and institutional boundaries and participate in sustained engagement with local schools and organizations in Southeast Michigan.More About Oakland UniversityThe University is located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University offers 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan that is dedicated to building ongoing, collaborative relationships, Oakland University embraces community and civic engagement to enhance the lives of its students and positively impact the broader community. Learn more about Oakland University’s“>”>mission, vision and“>”>strategic goals.Pay Basis Open Date04/26/2023Open Until FilledYesJob CategoryVisiting FacultyEEO Statement Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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