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Visiting Assistant Professor - Childhood/Early Childhood Education

SUNY Cortland
Cortland, New York, United States
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Mar 14, 2024

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Visiting Assistant Professor - Childhood/Early Childhood Education

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Visiting Assistant Professor - Childhood/Early Childhood Education

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Childhood/Early Childhood Education

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Position Summary

SUNY Cortland invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Childhood/ Early Childhood Education Department to begin fall 2024.

The Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department offers degree programs in Early Childhood and Childhood Education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are committed to providing future educators with unique learning opportunities that merge coursework from our programs with early practice teaching experiences in our growing network of Professional Development Schools ( PDS ). Our programs prepare teachers to create child-centered, inquiry-based and developmentally appropriate learning environments and to advocate for children’s equitable educational opportunities from birth through grade six. We are committed to preparing teachers to respond to the needs of all children and families in an increasingly diverse and global society. Early Childhood and Childhood Education faculty represent a rich array of interests with core values including effective leadership, policy formulation, inquiry, equity, eco-justice and collaboration. The position provides an opportunity to join a department with an innovative approach to teacher education.

Major Responsibilities
  • Prepare and teach elementary education methods courses within at least one of the following areas of specialization: math, science, educational technology, and/or curriculum and instruction.
  • Supervise student teachers
  • Work with school partners
Functional and Supervisory Relationships

Reports to the chair of the Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department.

Required Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Education or related field
Preferred Qualifications
  • An earned doctoral degree (PhD or EdD) or ABD status in Education or related field
  • A minimum of three years teaching experience in P-12 schools
  • College-level teacher experience
EEO Statement

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/ EEO / ADA ) employer. The university actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the university.

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  1. Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)
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 SUNY Cortland

From your first steps on campus, you’ll feel the spirit of Cortland. It’s an energy that extends from the classroom to competition to the community.

SUNY Cortland stands out as one of New York’s top public universities — a medium-sized school that offers academic strength across 68 majors, a high quality of student life and a degree that pays back graduates.

Reputations in teacher education and health-related majors laid the foundation for exciting new programs related to business, natural sciences, the arts and specialized professional fields.

Our students, faculty and staff members are invested in the world around them. Whether it’s a class assignment, independent research or a passion project, Red Dragons look to make a difference.

With more than 1,400 employees, we are the leading employer in the City of Cortland and in Cortland County, and we’re also one of the most desirable places to work.

Job seekers will find competitive salaries, outstanding benefits and an invigorating work environment with full access to Cortland’s exceptional recreation and fitness facilities, library and other resources.

We offer full- and part-time employment in academic, administrative and staff positions, plus a wide range of employment opportunities for undergraduates and graduate students, including graduate assistantships.

Also offering employment opportunities on campus are two affiliated organizations, Cortland Auxiliary and the Research Foundation of SUNY.

Cortland Auxiliary is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides the SUNY Cortland community with food services and the Campus Store, to name a few. 

The Research Foundation for SUNY is a private, nonprofit educational corporation that administers externally funded contracts and grants that support research and discovery for and on behalf of SUNY Cortland. The Research Foundation offers professional, research, day care, tutoring and clerical employment opportunities.

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