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Assistant Professor - Education

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The School of Education is committed to fostering an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and socially just community. We are seeking applications from individuals who share our same commitment. The successful candidate for this position will teach undergraduate students foundational education theory, pedagogy, and pluralism. Dedication to building educational foundations on researched best practice is integral to the success of the School of Education and makes UWSP a nationally recognized program for both recruitment and retention. Consequently, because comprehension and teaching practice that embraces equitable pluralism allows all groups to retain elements of their cultural backgrounds and belief systems within a more dominant culture. This philosophy promotes an attitude of acceptance and respect for one another’s beliefs and opinions. To practice pluralism, educators need to recognize the value of classroom diversity. The foundation of a truly rich learning environment lies within the principles of pluralism. Before students can develop innovative thinking and engage in critical thinking, they will need to respect that the world is made up of various points of view. Without this critical approach, we cannot truly expand our understanding of the world. Lastly, the ability to recognize the differing beliefs of others and develop a healthy discourse around those differences is pivotal for promoting academic growth and analytical thinking. Other responsibilities will involve department service activities, advising, mentoring and professional development. This position may include student teacher supervision. This is a nine-month academic year appointment. Summer teaching may be available.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), Educational Psychology, Educational Policy, and related fields. ABD considered.
  • Proven EDI leadership and/or successful EDI instruction.
  • Exhibited ability to teach/implement research based best practice for all diverse populations and grade levels in a variety of educational settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to differentiate and scaffold with explicit direct instruction.
  • Established abilities to teach/implement key components for the knowledge and practice of critical pluralism components.
  • Experience in collaborative and/or inclusionary settings.
  • Three (3) years full-time successful teaching experience in public/private PK-12 schools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to teach educational foundation courses
  • Demonstrated commitment to reflective teaching practices and flexibility.
  • Experience and evidence of success with college level instruction both online and in-person.
  • Experience and evidence of success teaching graduate level course work both online and in-person.
  • Experience with coaching and feedback for both pre-service and in-service teachers.
  • Experience of success with EDI related instruction

To apply, click on the appropriate link within the position announcement on the UW-Stevens Point HR job vacancy website: http://www.uwsp.edu/hr/jobs/Pages/

Required application materials listed within the position announcement.

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