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Faculty Position FY14-28
October 3, 2013

Position Title
Assistant Professor

Hiring Unit
School of Education, Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Job Description/Responsibilities
Responsibilities include teaching core K-12 pedagogy, elementary education and graduate courses within the department of Curriculum and Instruction.  Potential courses include, but are not limited to educational assessment, designing learning environments, planning for differentiated instruction, and/or elementary senior seminar. Some evening courses may be required; summer courses may be available depending upon enrollment. Additional responsibilities include advising master degree candidates, supervising practicum experiences and/or internships, mentoring students in the completion of required Illinois assessments such as the edTPA.  The candidate is expected to maintain scholarly productivity; participate in NCATE/CAEP activities, and provide service to the department, school, university, community, and profession.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. or Ed.D from an appropriately accredited institution in elementary education, curriculum and instruction, or a closely related field.  ABD’s will be considered, but degree must be completed prior to start date for this position.  Additional required qualifications include a demonstrated potential for research and scholarship, three years of full-time teaching experience as the teacher of record at the elementary level, and strong interpersonal communication skills.

Terms of Appointment
Academic, tenure-track, beginning Fall 2014, 100%

Source of Funds

Commensurate with qualifications, experience and expertise.  Excellent benefits package included.

Application Process
A complete application includes a letter of application addressing all the qualifications and specifying position number; curriculum vita; transcripts; contact information for three references. Personal statements briefly summarizing research interests and/or contributions to diversity are encouraged. For optimal consideration in a first pool of candidates, all application material must be received by 4:30 pm on December 2, 2013.  A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool.  The position will remain opened until filled. 

Applications can be submitted electronically to Sara Carr, or mailed to:

     Dr. Bill Searcy, Search Committee Chair
     SIUE, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
     Box 1122
     Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1122


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