The University of Wisconsin-Stout is seeking an emerging or
established scholar that is passionate and committed to promoting
the development of equitable, inclusive, and quality teaching and
learning in early childhood education. The. B.S. Early
Childhood Program at UW-Stout is renowned for its commitment to
research based, developmentally appropriate and applied learning
practices. Early Childhood Education at UW-Stout is in the
Department of Teaching, Learning and Leadership and one of the
signature educator preparation programs at the University. The
successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses (face-to-face
and online), including teacher preparation, supervision of student
teachers, and program assessment of student learning.
- An earned Ph.D./Ed.D. or currently enrolled in a doctoral
program in Early Childhood Education or related field.
- At least 3 years of full-time teaching experience as the
lead/head teacher in range Birth-Age 12.
- Licensable/certifiable in the range Birth-Age 12 (Early
Childhood/Elementary Teacher/Early Childhood Special
- Experience working with diverse populations and demonstrated
commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- At least one degree earned in Early Childhood
Education/Elementary Education/Child Development or Early Childhood
- A record of strong teaching of teacher education
- A record of supervision of Early Childhood Education or
- Demonstrated experience in establishing a work environment that
embraces equity, diversity, and inclusion.
- Record of scholarly activity.
- Record of professional service.
Teach Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education courses;
supervise teacher candidates in field experiences; provide student
academic advisement and conduct assessment of student
learning; engage in scholarly activities and research; develop
and maintain positive relations with outside agencies; demonstrate
ability to work collaboratively with faculty and staff as well
as independently contributing to academic program assessment and
continuous improvement processes; participate in service activities
at the discipline, school, and university levels; and participate
in service activities at the program, department, school, college
and university levels as well as professional and community
The mission of the Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Department
(TLL) is to provide exemplary teaching, research, and service to
ensure graduates become successful and effective leaders in their
chosen professional discipline. To meet this mission, faculty and
staff are expected to:
- Foster the development of educational professionals engaged in
- Provide program curricula reflecting diversity, research,
theory, and best practice.
- Align program outcomes with federal, state, and national
- Recruit, support and retain a diverse faculty/staff who model
best practices in professional education.
- Advance educational scholarship and research at the university,
local, state, national and international levels.
- Collaborate with our Child and Family Study Center (CFSC) and
PreK-12 schools, universities, technical colleges, educational
agencies, professional associations, and communities to improve
teaching and learning.
- Engage in leadership and service to the university, local,
state, national and international professional organizations.
In addition, UW-Stout’s Teaching, Learning, and Leadership
Department is committed to creating an inclusive campus community.
Candidates who have experience working collaboratively with diverse
individuals and/or groups and who can contribute to fostering an
inclusive environment are encouraged to identify their experience
in these areas.
University of Wisconsin-Stout prepares lifelong learners,
ethical leaders, and responsible citizens in an equitable,
inclusive, and sustainable environment through collaborative
career-focused programs that integrate applied learning, theory,
and research. UW-Stout is committed to developing an
inclusive community that fosters a rich, dynamic, and collaborative
environment in which to work and grow, celebrating the diversity of
individual perspectives and experiences.
A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is
unique within the University of Wisconsin System--it is named after
its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of
being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation
which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world
experiences, and an integrated liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 47 undergraduate and 23 graduate degrees,
including 21 masters and 2 advanced degrees. The current enrollment
is approximately 8,000 students.
UW-Stout is committed to investing in and ensuring access to
equitable, diverse, and inclusive learning, student living, and
work environments that reflect our regional and global
The UW-Stout campus community enjoys opportunities for
cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and
a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches
to solving problems in society and industry and encourages
collaboration within and across disciplines and
The university is on a beautiful campus in Menomonie, situated
in western Wisconsin, 60 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on
Interstate 94. Located in the scenic Chippewa Valley region with a
population base of more than 200,000, Menomonie is a city of
more than 16,400, surrounded by lakes, streams, and woodlands. For
more information about the UW-Stout community and region
Facts and data about the university:
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits
package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement
All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will
receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated
against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action
employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from
diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from
historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal
opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive
excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome
diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an
inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and
Employment is contingent upon the final candidate’s completing a
criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human
Resources team. Employment is also contingent upon the final
candidate passing a reference check process. The reference check
process includes asking the final candidate and most recent
supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual
harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW
System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional
Official transcripts required at time of hire.
A successful candidate must have authorization to work within
the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control
Act of 1986.
In response to a public records request, the University of
Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who
request confidentiality in their online application, except that
the identity of the successful final candidate will be released.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all
members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For
campus safety information and crime statistics visit:
Go to: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/careers-jobs
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach
all required documents prior to submitting the online
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted
your application you will not be able to go into the system and
Required application materials:
- Cover letter*
- Curriculum vitae or resume
- A copy of teaching licenses.
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3)
- Unofficial copies of transcripts
- Inclusivity statement: Equity, diversity and inclusion are
important to the mission of UW-Stout. Write a one-page or less
statement demonstrating your past/present work, volunteer, and
lived experience and how you envision carrying that experience into
your work at UW-Stout.
*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the
minimum/required qualifications for this position as listed above.
For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience,
using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how
your experience satisfies the
To ensure consideration complete applications must be
submitted online by February 1, 2022. Applications
submitted after February 1st may be reviewed until the position is
Before starting the online application process, we recommend you
preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation
to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance,
or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please
contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities
will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable
accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please
Search Chair: Theresa (Terry) Kohlmeier, Phone: 715-232-2679,
If you need assistance with the online application process or if
you submitted your application prior to uploading all the required
application materials, please contact:
Search Coordinator: Shanna Hoffman, Phone: 715-232-1663, Email: