Pool Lecturer - Department of Educational Studies (Pool)

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Working Title

Pool Lecturer - Department of Educational Studies

Position Type



School of Education, Professional and Continuing Education

Description of College/Department/Program/Division/Unit

The Department of Educational Studies ( DES ), housed in the School of Education, is committed to advancing teaching and learning while preparing teacher leaders for a global society. DES strives to prepare teachers who ground curriculum in the lives of students; embrace multicultural perspectives and uphold inclusive teaching practices; values academically rigorous curricula; and demonstrate culturally sensitive dispositions. DES offers teacher education degrees that result in Early Childhood – Middle Childhood (EC-MC), Middle Childhood – Early Adolescence (MC-EA), and Early Childhood – Adolescence (EC-A) licensures.

The School of Education focuses its programming on ensuring that all teacher candidates demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions consistent with exemplary professional practice. Through partnerships with regional school districts and outstanding veteran educators, the School of Education provides teacher candidates with high quality experiences in schools as a means to advance the teaching profession. Finally, the School of Education and University of Wisconsin-La Crosse are committed to inclusive excellence, and values diversity in both its faculty and student populations.

Position Summary

Under general supervision of department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. In addition, workload may involve advising students and/or providing other service to the department. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.

The Department of Educational Studies at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse seeks qualified candidates for short term instructional positions to teach a variety of courses and supervise clinical and student teaching experiences. Courses to be taught could be in one of the following: special education; literacy/reading; early childhood; foundations; pedagogy; technology; or content areas.

This position is affiliated with the School of Education, Professional, and Continuing Education ( EPC ) and the dean of the EPC will provide feedback regarding hiring and personnel reviews to the department.
School of Education affiliated faculty are expected to be engaged in service and scholarly activities that inform and enhance the work they do with prospective teachers. Some additional work hours outside the academic school year may be required in order to align duties with the PK-12 school year.

Faculty members in this position collaborate with the faculty in EPC programs outside of Educational Studies on advising and curriculum related issues.

Required Qualifications

The minimum requirements are a Master’s Degree in a teaching-related discipline [except in rare circumstances where post-baccalaureate certification or licensure or a baccalaureate plus experience can be established as appropriate qualifications for the teaching position], 3 years teaching in PK-12 schools, evidence of quality teaching, and graduate training and PK-12 teaching experience in subject area.

All persons hired for Academic Instruction will be required to submit all of their official copies of their transcripts to Human Resources upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Pay Basis

Academic (9 Mo)

Position Description

Posting Date

Special Instructions

At the time of application, for your Reference Contact Information document, please include the names, email addresses and phone numbers of 3 professional references.

Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years. https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/download/2018-12-10- UPS -OP-TC-1-Recruitment_FNL.pdf

UW-La Crosse 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. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 608-785-8013.

Position Contact Name

Leslie Rogers, Department Chair

Position Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I prefer my identity remain confidential and have read and understand that if I am the successful candidate for this position, my name may be released.
    • I do not request that my identity remain confidential.
  2. * Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and contact information, including phone number and email address. (Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven years.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact information.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Web Site
    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
    • HERC Web Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com Web Site
    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Facebook page
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents

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