Tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor of Education (Curriculum & Instruction)

Tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor at East Kentucky University

Posted: 05/17/2017

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at EKU is accepting applications for a tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor to teach in the education professional core, to begin August 2017. Applicants should demonstrate expertise in educational foundations; child/adolescent development; curriculum, instruction, and differentiation; and/or assessment literacy. The incumbent may supervise clinical experiences in area schools, advise undergraduate and/or graduate education candidates, and collaborate with other faculty to align programmatic goals with professional standards and outcomes. Some online graduate teaching is expected. At least three years of successful teaching in K-12 environments is required. Professional service, publications in professional scholarly journals, and presentations at the state, regional, and national levels are expected.

Earned doctorate in curriculum and instruction (or equivalent) from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution. At least three years’ classroom teaching experience required. Experience teaching child/adolescent development, assessment, differentiation, or methods courses preferred; supervising clinical/field experiences; and teaching online preferred.

Professor of Urban Education, Open Rank, tenure-track

Professor of Urban Education, Open Rank, tenure-track at Rockford University

Closes: open until filled. Posted 05/17/2017

Rockford University invites applicants for a tenure-track Professor of Urban Education, open rank, to begin August 2017. This individual is officially designated to coordinate (in consultation with the Department Chair) the M.Ed. in Urban Education Program. The faculty member will teach courses in the program, oversee scheduling and the curriculum of the program, liaise with pertinent stakeholders, and engage in student recruitment activities. Must carry an evening class load and attend meetings and events outside of normal working hours. Applicants must be able to teach graduate level courses online and face-to-face. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Urban Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership or a relevant field with extensive scholarship pertinent to urban education. Prior full-time college teaching experience is highly preferred. Enthusiasm for teaching in a small-university liberal arts setting is essential.

Applications will be reviewed starting immediately, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to HumanResources@Rockford.edu.

Rockford University’s search committees and hiring managers are especially interested in candidates who through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Rockford University is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact:
Nichole Hoey
Rockford University
Phone:
815.226.4000
Rockford College is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer.

Indigenous Education – Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor

Indigenous Education – Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor at the First Nations University of Canada

Closes: 2017-06-17

Indigenous Education at the First Nations University of Canada invites applications for a term position at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant or Associate Professor. This position will be located at FNUniv’s Regina or Prince Albert campuses, with the possibility of teaching at our offcampus programs. Candidates who have a strong Indigenous knowledge base, knowledge of a First Nations or other Indigenous language and experience in field education are encouraged to apply.

The Organization:
With three campuses, First Nations University provides an opportunity for students of all nations to learn in an environment of First Nations cultures and values. The University continues to uphold its mission of enhancing the quality of life, and to preserve, protect and interpret the history, language, culture and artistic heritage of First Nations people. The University is a unique place of learning specializing in Indigenous knowledge and providing post-secondary education for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students alike within a culturally supportive environment. First Nations University is a federated college of the University of Regina, and its academic programs are accredited through that institution.

Duties and Qualifications:
Applicants with a PhD in Education are preferred, while applicants with a PhD in a related field and who possess a background degree in Education will also be considered. Applicants who are PhD candidates or those who possess a MEd and have five years teaching experience are encouraged to apply. All applicants must be eligible for certification. Ability to speak an Indigenous language is an asset. Experience working with Indigenous communities is preferred.

Indigenous Education offers a Master of Indigenous Education Program, a four year elementary and secondary BEd Indigenous education program and an elementary and secondary BEd after degree (BEAD) Indigenous education program, through the cooperation of the Faculty of Education, University of Regina and the First Nations University of Canada. The Indigenous Education programs have been adapted to include First Nation content, process and other unique features pertinent to Indigenous education.

Application Procedure:
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply: The First Nations University of Canada relies on section 48 of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code to give preference in employment for this position; therefore please indicate your status on the cover letter.

Deadline for applications for this term position is June 15, 2017.

To apply for this position please apply online at www.fnuniv.ca. FNUniv only accepts online applications.

First Nations University of Canada would like to thank you for your interest and to all those that applied; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information:
Should you have questions or want to learn more about this opportunity, please contact the Human Resources Department at (306) 790-5950 ext. 2506 or email at humanresources@fnuniv.ca.

Education – Multi-disciplinary Positions (Indigenous Education)

Education – Multi-disciplinary Positions (Indigenous Education) at the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada

Posted 05/05/17 Review of applications will begin June 15, 2017, however the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Competition#18A17

The University of Prince Edward Island’s history features many intersections with members of First Nations communities. The University has relied on its connections with Aboriginal peoples to advance its educational mission in the province, region, country, and around the world. Within UPEI, the UPEI Faculty of Education has a long tradition of dedicating energy and resources to create programming to support Indigenous students and conducting research with Indigenous peoples.

The University is seeking up to three Indigenous scholars to join The Sisters’ Teaching and Knowledge Garden. These scholars will have knowledge in the areas of education and the philosophy of education, nursing and primary health care, community health, environmental humanities, climate change and adaptation, human populations and demographics, sustainability, or other areas of focus within the Faculties of Education, Arts, Science and the School of Nursing. Cross appointments will be negotiated based on background. Successful candidates will be expected to teach in both Education and the cross-appointed faculty, and to contribute in the areas of research and service.

Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education is committed to developing caring, compassionate and innovative teachers. We offer 12-month Bachelor of Education programs in English and in French Education. With specializations in Indigenous Education, International Education, and Adult Education, our programs have a strong focus on issues pertaining to diversity, equity and social justice in local and global communities. At the graduate level, the Master of Education degree is offered in both course-based and thesis-based streams. We also offer a PhD in Educational Studies.

Qualifications

Preferred candidates for this position will hold a doctoral degree in a related field, or be near completion. Consideration of candidates who hold a Masters degree and who are also willing to engage in PhD studies at UPEI will be considered. A Bachelor of Education degree and a successful record of school teaching in the K-12 context, as well as in a university context, will be considered an asset. Candidates will have expert knowledge and understanding of Indigenous history and culture. Preferred applicants will have a record of advancing Indigenous education and have a demonstrated ability to bring transformational change through collaboration. To diversify our faculty complement, preference will be given to applicants with Canadian indigenous heritage.

For the cross-appointed position in Nursing, candidates are required to hold a Masters degree in Nursing, have current registration or be eligible for registration with the Association of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island, and be willing to engage in PhD studies. A background as an educator will be considered an asset.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy to: Karen-Anne O’Halloran, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Education at kohalloran@upei.ca

Or mailed or faxed to:
Faculty of Education
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Telephone: (902) 566-0349
Fax: (902) 566-0416

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the above, prior to the closing date. Only complete files will be considered.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants must, at application, declare that they self-identifies as an Indigenous (First Nations-status or non-status, Metis or Inuit) Canadian.

Education – Assistant/Associate Professor (Educational Leadership)

Education – Assistant/Associate Professor (Educational Leadership) at the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada

Posted 05/05/17 Review of applications will begin June 12, 2017, however the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Competition #14A17

The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, pending budgetary approval. We are seeking a new colleague with expertise in Educational Leadership to join a dynamic and resourceful team of educators. This position would begin on or before September 1st, 2017.

The Faculty of Education at UPEI is a small, vibrant team of educators committed to developing compassionate, collaborate and innovative teachers and to building just and equitable relationships in local and global communities. The Faculty offers 12-month Bachelor of Education programs in English and in French Education. With specializations in Indigenous Education, International Education, and Adult Education, our BEd programs have a strong focus on issues pertaining to diversity, equity and social justice in local and global communities. At the graduate level, the Master of Education degree in Leadership and Learning is offered in both course-based and thesis-based streams on campus as well as in online and blended formats. We also offer an on-site PhD in Educational Studies.

Successful applicants will be expected to teach at the BEd and graduate levels in keeping with the principles guiding the Faculty of Education. Successful candidates will be required to supervise BEd student teachers, and MEd and PhD thesis students. Service, such as committee work, to the Faculty of Education and the university will be expected. A valid driver’s license is required.

The ideal candidate will have expertise, university teaching experience and continued academic interest in Educational Leadership. Preferred candidates will hold a doctoral degree in education in a related field. A Bachelor of Education degree and a successful record of school teaching in the K-12 context are essential. Experience in a university context, educational leadership at the school or system level, and/or teaching experience in international educational contexts will be strong assets. Preferred applicants will have experience in online teaching, and a sound understanding of contemporary critical issues in education.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy to: Karen-Anne O’Halloran, Administrative Assistant to the Dean at kohalloran@upei.ca

Or mailed or faxed to:
Faculty of Education
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Telephone: (902) 566-0349
Fax: (902) 566-0416

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the above prior to the closing date. Only complete files will be considered.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Texas Tech University

Posted 05/05/2017. Open until filed.

The College of Education at Texas Tech University is recognized as an emerging national leader in high-quality and innovative educator preparation. We are growing rapidly as we recruit gifted and entrepreneurial faculty that are committed to results-based education enacted in multiple ways with the schools, agencies and communities that we serve across Texas and the nation. The work of the College is deeply rooted in authentic partnerships that provide guidance in producing the measurably best educators and providing services that add significant value to those we serve.

Texas Tech University seeks an assistant professor working in the graduate program of Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education (CSTE) for an academic year tenure-track position starting in August 2017. The CSTE program is seeking an exemplary individual to join a productive faculty that includes scholar activists who are engaged in EC-12 schools.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have:
1. A Ph.D. in an educational field with a focus on innovations in pedagogy and curriculum, (While specific research and publications in the areas of blended and personalized learning are not required, they would be considered an asset.)
2. Experience teaching in higher education contexts;
3. A demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty, schools, and community leaders;
4. A demonstrated track record of conducting meaningful research in K-12 environments with a focus on innovations in curriculum and/or pedagogy; (Specific research on blended/personalized learning would be considered an asset. Specific research on student agency would be considered a plus.)
5. A demonstrated track record of working with K-12 schools, teachers, administrators, or funders on specific projects; and
6. A commitment to serving diverse populations.

Preference will be given to candidates with strong teaching credentials and public school experiences, demonstrated ability to conduct research with and in schools that result in positive and measurable student outcomes, grant experience, and graduate online teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable teaching and research experience in the areas of blended/personalized learning. Demonstrated expertise in the areas of: data-driven instruction, student agency, collaborative learning with technology, or digital pedagogy would be considered an asset. Experience working with diverse student populations and first generation students is highly desirable.

Responsibilities
1. Actively collaborate with TTU faculty, community schools, NGOs, and community leaders in the creation of blended/personalized learning programs within schools.
2. Co-create-with faculty, community leaders, and school personnel-teacher training and professional development courses in blended and personalized learning.
3. Teach distance-delivered courses in new curriculum, new pedagogies, student agency, and content areas, with a focus on blended/personalized learning.
4. Conduct research that meaningfully contributes to the improvement of practice and the field.
5. Supervise graduate student research and practice.
6. Recruit, advise, and mentor master’s and doctoral students.
7. Apply for and manage external funding to support current research and the improvement of practice.
8. Partner with schools and/or agencies to ensure meaningful collaborative research, teaching, and practice.
9. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.

The College of Education at Texas Tech University is comprised of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership, and the Department of Teacher Education. The College of Education houses 11 graduate programs between the three departments that prepare both applied and basic researchers who possess the skills to work with diverse populations. Texas Tech University, a member of the Big 12 Conference, is located in Lubbock, Texas (population 260,000). Texas Tech University is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 35,000 and is the only campus in Texas where both the law school and medical school are housed at the same location. The University has a wide range of undergraduate and graduate NCATE/CAE accredited programs.

Interested candidates should submit application materials online at the TTU Personnel Employment website: http://jobs.texastech.edu. Requisition # 10399BR. Please include your cun1culum vitae, copied graduate transcripts, and a list of three references with complete address, phone number, and email address, and a letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For more details about TTU or the College of Education, visit http://www.ttu.edu and http://www.educ.ttu.edu. For more information contact Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer heather.greenhalgh-spencer@ttu.edu.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact:
Texas Tech University

Education – Lecturer (Early Childhood Education Program)

Education – Lecturer (Early Childhood Education Program) at Thompson Rivers University, BC, Canada

Closes: 19/5/2017

The School of Education at Thompson Rivers University invites applications for a three-year limited term contract for a bipartite position at the Lecturer rank in the Early Childhood Education to commence August 1, 2017, or as negotiated.

The successful applicant will teach a variety of courses in the Early Childhood Education program, which integrates a strong inter-cultural context into the curriculum, with a particular focus on Indigenous peoples. Of particular interest are those who have successful experience working collaboratively with ECE faculty to support ECE students in planning and implementing innovative educational programs for young children. The successful candidate(s) will have expertise and experience in teaching core courses in an Early Childhood Education Diploma, Infant and Toddler Post-diploma certificate and Special Needs post-diploma certificate in the following subject areas: Programming/Curriculum courses, Child Guidance, Administration, Interpersonal Relations, and Pedagogical Narrations. Experience supporting and evaluating student progress in on-site and community based practica, and liaising with community educators regarding student progress, is significantly valued. The following are highly desirable: participation in action based research; experience working with children ages birth- 5 years; excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work in a professional team.

The successful applicant will contribute to service in the School of Education, University and Community. This may include, but is not limited to: attending Department, School and Faculty meetings, participating in recruitment and orientation activities for new students, collaborating with faculty on course and program development, and community workshops and events.

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D./Ed.D. preferred; Master’s in Education and relevant experience accepted

EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of two years’ (full-time equivalent) of successful post-secondary teaching experience required
  • A minimum of five years’ (full-time equivalent) experience in Early Childhood Education settings required
  • A minimum of two years’ experience and expertise in practicum education required
  • Proven skills in building intercultural understanding, empathy and mutual respect are required
  • Demonstrated experience integrating Indigenous knowledge and teaching methods is required
  • Evidence of teaching excellence including developing culturally appropriate curricula is required

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