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Lecturer - Curriculum & Instruction (Two Vacancies) Hickory, NC

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 22, 2023

Position Title
Lecturer - Curriculum & Instruction (Two Vacancies) Hickory, NC

Tenure Status
Non-Tenure Track

Position Number
97441, 97451

Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum - 260050

Minimum Qualifications
  • 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 and/or student teachers in the field and/or coordinating/monitoring supervision of candidates’ placements
  • Expertise surrounding authentic and standard-based assessments
  • Five years or more teaching experience in P-12 school settings
License/Certification Required

Eligibility for North Carolina teaching licensure required.

Description of the Department or Unit

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, which will become the Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum on July 1, 2023, is the Reich College of Education’s largest Department, serving future and current K-12 Teachers and Curriculum Specialists. The Department’s Elementary Education Program will be offering full time programs at Hickory beginning in August 2023. Those hired to teach in these positions will be valued members of our department, and will be integral to the start and success of our Hickory programs.

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, literacy, language learning, classroom management; and/or practicum supervision.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to, attending departmental/program-level meetings and participating in partnerships and professional development with area schools.

This position is located at the Hickory campus. 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.

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)
This search is still active for a Spring 2024 hire. Evaluations are ongoing until the position is Filled.

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Executive Director of Access & Equity ( ADA /504 Coordinator, EEO /AA Officer, & Title IX Coordinator)
Office of Access & Equity
123 IG Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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