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Clinical Instructor / Clinical Assistant Professor

Employer
Georgia State University
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number
F00142P

GSU Log Number

Classification Title
Clinical Open Rank Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Position Title
Clinical Instructor / Clinical Assistant Professor

GSU Information

Georgia State University is a national model for innovation and opening opportunities for all, ranked 2nd most innovative by U.S. News & World Report, ranked 1st among public universities in undergraduate teaching, the number 1 nonprofit university to award bachelor’s degrees to African American students, 6th in the country for its first-year student experience, and highly ranked for enabling the social and economic mobility of its students. Among the most diverse universities in the nation, Georgia State opens global perspectives as the number 1 U.S. public university sending African American students to study abroad.

A regional gateway to higher education, the five suburban Perimeter College campuses provide more than 30 associate degree pathways. The downtown Atlanta campus offers more than 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study at the undergraduate, graduate and first-professional degree levels.
With five university-wide research centers and numerous centers and institutes at the college and school levels, Georgia State’s interdisciplinary, dynamic and productive research enterprises address major health and societal challenges.

Georgia State is vital to the regional economy, with a more than $2.9 billion economic impact, and is also a vital part of Atlanta’s vibrant arts and entertainment community, with highly regarded programs in music, art, creative writing and film, the Rialto Center for the Arts, and the Creative Media Industries Institute that contributes to innovation and the workforce for interactive media and media entrepreneurship.

Department
Dept of Learning Sciences

Campus
Atlanta

Position Type
Full Time Faculty

Posting Type
Internal/External

About the Department

The Department of Learning Sciences at Georgia State University invites applications for a Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor position in Special Education to begin in May 2024. The Department of Learning Sciences is a collaborative and interdisciplinary department that is focused on a better understanding of how people learn, and how to design innovative learning environments. At the undergraduate level, we offer bachelor’s degrees in Sign Language Interpreting, Special Education, Human Learning and Development, and a minor in Educational Psychology. At the graduate level, we offer degrees in Applied Behavior Analysis, Educational Psychology, Instructional Technology, and Special Education. Clinical faculty members within the Department of Learning Sciences are highly valued, significantly contribute to the teaching and training within our programs and serve in important leadership roles within our department.

Position Description

This position will support the teacher candidates who are admitted into the program via the PROPEL Project teacher residency program. The PROPEL Project ( Partnership for Residency Opportunities for Paraprofessionals, Educators, and Leaders Project) is a Teacher Quality Partnership grant sponsored by the US Department of Education. The purpose of the PROPEL Project is to increase the number of highly qualified teachers in high need content areas who are committed to rural and urban schools and who are equipped with knowledge that contribute to their long-term retention in the educational field for their entire career. The Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor position will be contingent upon continued funding of the grant by the sponsor. The position will end when the project closes in September 2028.

While this position is housed in the Department of Learning Sciences, this role is supported a USDOE Teaching Quality Partnership Grant called the PROPEL Project, so duties for this position will align with goals of the project as well as the needs of the Learning Sciences department. The responsibilities for this position include, but may not be limited to:

· Teach four courses each semester (4/4 teaching load) which will include practicum supervision/coaching (courses occur during the day and in the evening and may include face-to- face, hybrid, or online instruction);
· Support and participate in professional learning communities for current students and/or alumni;
· Engage in recruitment, induction, and dissemination efforts related to PROPEL Project goals;
· Collaborate with PROPEL project P-12 and IHE partners and stakeholders for recruitment, program development and professional learning opportunities;
· Participate in PROPEL Project team meetings and events (both in person and virtual).

Required Experience

This applicant must also demonstrate a minimum of three years of successful teaching experience in inclusive, public P-12 instructional spaces.

Required Education

At a minimum, the successful candidate will have a master’s degree (by May 2024) in special education or other closely related disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Educational Specialist or earned Doctorate in special education, teacher education or curriculum and instruction would be preferred.
The ideal candidate would have prior experience with coaching and/or supervising teachers and/or teacher candidates.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations, etc

Must hold or be eligible for a clear, renewable teaching certificate in either the general or adapted curriculum based on the criteria set by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC).

Pre-Employment Requirements

A Criminal History Check is required.

Work Hours

Position may require non-standard hours (including day, evening, online, hybrid,
weekend and/or other campus locations).

Salary
TBD

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

While this position is housed in the Department of Learning Sciences, this role is supported a USDOE Teaching Quality Partnership Grant called the PROPEL Project, so duties for this position will align with goals of the project as well as the needs of the Learning Sciences department. The responsibilities for this position include, but may not be limited to:

· Teach four courses each semester (4/4 teaching load) which will include practicum supervision/coaching (courses occur during the day and in the evening and may include face-to- face, hybrid, or online instruction);
· Support and participate in professional learning communities for current students and/or alumni;
· Engage in recruitment, induction, and dissemination efforts related to PROPEL Project goals;
· Collaborate with PROPEL project P-12 and IHE partners and stakeholders for recruitment, program development and professional learning opportunities;
· Participate in PROPEL Project team meetings and events (both in person and virtual).

Percentage Of Time

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies
1

Desired Start Date
06/03/2024

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date
04/15/2024

Review of Applications Begins

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions Summary

In the Documents Needed to Apply section, the ‘Other Document 1’ is a requirement to submit a statement of teaching and coaching.

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Questions regarding the position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, DaShaunda Patterson, dspatterson@gsu.edu .

Apply at:
https://facultycareers.gsu.edu/postings/4498

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Georgia State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or protected veteran status in its programs, services, activities, employment, and/or admissions. Additionally, the University promotes equal employment opportunity for women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans through its affirmative action program.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Intent/Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts of All Graduate-Level Degrees Completed or In Progress
  4. Other Document 1
Optional Documents

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