Wednesday, December 10, 2014

TT at Emporia State

Emporia State University invites applications for an assistant professor, tenure-track position in the Department of Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education. The successful applicant will have the professional education and related professional experience to teach elementary science and elementary mathematics methods classes to undergraduates and graduates, incorporating the latest strategies and methodologies.  At the undergraduate level, the applicant will teach in a face-to-face elementary teacher preparation program, incorporating a 1:1 mobile technology initiative. He or she would also be able to supervise student teachers in area Professional Development Schools. At the graduate level, the applicant will teach and advise in an online master’s program for elementary teachers, with an elementary STEM concentration.  

Preference will be given to applicants who possess a strong background in science and mathematics, and a doctorate in STEM Education, Science Education, Mathematics Education, or a related doctorate with an emphasis in science education and mathematics education. Ph.D. or ABD with a completion date prior to faculty appointment required.

Minimum qualifications: minimum of five years of successful elementary and/or middle school teaching experience; training in research-based approaches to teach and assess elementary science and/or mathematics; knowledge and understanding of Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and/or Next Generation Science Standards; outstanding collaboration skills;  must be willing to provide service to the Department, The Teachers College, and University; possess the potential for securing external funds for research, training, and program development.  Other desirable qualifications: experience teaching elementary science and/or mathematics methods courses, and experience supervising preservice teachers in field experiences.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment will commence on August 12, 2015. Send letter of application, current vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact information (address, phone, e-mail address) for three current references to Dr. Melissa Reed,, Search Committee Chair, Department of Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education, Campus Box 4037, Emporia State University, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801-5415. Background check required.  An AA/EOE institution, Emporia State University encourages minorities and women to apply.