Lecturer - Curriculum & Instruction

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 18, 2023

Position Title
Lecturer - Curriculum & Instruction

Tenure Status
Non-Tenure Track

Position Number

Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum - 260050

Minimum Qualifications

The Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum in the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University seeks qualified candidates to fill a non- tenure-track position at the Lecturer level in Education.

Minimum qualifications for the position include the following:
  • Master’s Degree in Education, Curriculum & Instruction, or closely related area;
  • Ability to teach education core and methods courses at the undergraduate level;
  • Commitment to working in a community of practice, to a social constructivist perspective of teaching and learning, to the integration of field experiences in professional coursework, and to working with diverse populations;
  • Three years minimum teaching experience in P-12 school settings required;
  • Eligibility for North Carolina teaching licensure.
Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
  • Experience working with and/or teaching courses to undergraduate teacher education candidates;
  • Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with public schools;
  • Experience with supervising and mentoring preservice teacher candidates in the field and/or coordinating/monitoring supervision of candidates’ placements;
  • Expertise surrounding authentic and standard-based assessments
License/Certification Required

Eligibility for North Carolina teaching licensure required.

Description of the Department or Unit

The Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum is the Reich College of Education’s largest Department, serving future and current K-12 Teachers and Curriculum Specialists.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include teaching pre-service education courses at the undergraduate level. Pre-service education courses may include methods and related education courses; generalist education courses that include curriculum design, assessment, language learning; classroom management; practicum supervision; and/or student teaching supervision.. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending departmental/program level meetings, participating in partnerships and professional development with area schools, and teaching at off-campus sites. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a professional position at a university.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Suggested Salary Range
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
N/A - ABD is not applicable for this position. See Minimum Qualifications.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University’s Job Board:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • List of at least three professional references with contact information
  • License/Certification, if available (Under Optional Documents)
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