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Assistant or Associate Professor

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 30, 2024

Official Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Business Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning
Employment Class: Faculty
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: Competitive $61,000- $63,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: Tenure-track
Position Summary:

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The Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. The person selected for this position will teach undergraduate courses in our teacher education programs in person and online. They may also teach graduate courses in our online MSE program. In addition, this person is expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research and publication and provide service to the department, college, university, K-12 community, and the profession. This position is a 9-month academic year appointment with a teaching load of 12 credits per semester.

The Department of Teaching and Learning includes more than 450 students pursuing majors leading to licensure in 4K-9 elementary and middle school education, grade 4-12 middle and high school education in English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies, and K-12 technology, and engineering education. The department also includes more than 100 in-service teachers pursuing their master's degree in teaching & learning. In addition, the department provides certificates leading to licensure in English as a Second Language, Bilingual Education, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Responsibilities The person in this position will primarily be responsible for developing and teaching undergraduate courses in child and adolescent development and best practices in K-12 pedagogy. In addition, the person in this position will supervise clinical and student teaching field experiences in local schools. T his person is expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research and publication and provide service to the department, college, university, K-12 community, and the profession.
  • Earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction or a closely related field prior to September 2024 (ABD may be considered).

  • At least three years of full-time teaching experience at the elementary, middle, or high school level.

  • Evidence of preparation for a PK-12 teaching endorsement (or equivalent). The candidate does not need a current teaching license.

  • Ability to teach introductory education courses (e.g., child and adolescent development, learning theory, current issues in education).

  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Experience supervising pre-student teaching or student-teaching experiences.

  • Experience teaching or working with diverse populations of students in PK-12 education and higher education.

  • Expertise with social emotional learning, culturally responsive teaching or an area related to one or more of the department’s majors or certificates.

  • Demonstrated ability to engage in scholarship focusing on PK-12 education and/or teacher education.

  • Record of engagement with collaborations between higher education and PK-12 education settings.

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, summary of research agenda (one page maximum), and the names and contact information of three references.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by February 29, 2024 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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