Instructor/Assistant Professor of Education

Employer
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Department of Education is seeking a full-time non-tenure stream instructor/assistant professor beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year. Responsibilities will include teaching 12-credits (usually four courses) each semester in person on campus, including, but not limited to, educational psychology, elementary/early childhood reading/ELA methods, elementary math methods, elementary science methods and/or general education courses. Duties for these courses will include designing the courses according to Pennsylvania Department of Education teacher education competencies, assessing students appropriately, and modeling best practices for the student.   

Additional university expectations of the position include effective advising and mentoring of students, contributions to campus and university service, and continuing scholarly and professional development.  

Successful applicants will provide evidence of successful teaching experience and of a professional development plan. Background in elementary education preferred.  Additionally, the University of Pittsburgh values candidates with an interest in matters of diversity. 

The successful candidate will possess at least a Master’s degree and teaching experience; experience teaching in higher education is a plus. Preference will be given to candidates with a terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.).    

The application submission package should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, graduate transcript, and contact information for three professional references.  PA Act 153 clearance (PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, and PA Child Abuse History Clearance) may be required prior to commencement of employment.     

Questions may be directed to Dr. Melissa Marks at mjm37@pitt.edu or 724-836-7073 

 

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