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Assistant Professor of Education – Early Childhood

Posted: 12/04/2022

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Education – Early Childhood
 
TITLE AND RANK: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
 
STARTING DATE: Fall 2023
 
DEADLINE:  Screening of applications begins and continues immediately until position is filled
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Successful candidates will provide evidence of the following qualifications:
 
Required:
Earned degree in Elementary Education. Doctorate in Education (or related field) or ABD; at least three years of successful K-8 teaching experience with emphasis in Early Childhood; Commitment to student-centered learning, teacher preparation, and excellence in teaching. Successful and innovative college-level teaching; Commitment to inclusive communities
 
Preferred:
Ability to teach in the education professional core and facilitate student work in diverse settings; Knowledge of and experience with teacher education accreditation standards and processes; Desire to teach in the College’s interdisciplinary general education program; Experience with student teaching supervision; Successful experience working with diverse populations and diverse settings

Successful candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to support the College’s mission and contribute to the strategic plan.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
The successful candidate will fulfill the duties of tenure track (or visiting) faculty to include:

  1. Teach courses in Early Childhood and the Elementary Education core.
  2. Contribute to student recruitment activities
  3. Contribute to Teacher Education Program oversight as able
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send resume/curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, contact information for three current references, and a letter of application describing your teaching, scholarship, and service experience/interests and how these will support the distinctive mission and institutional learning outcomes of Wartburg College.
 
Please also address any experiences you have working with diverse groups of students. This information should be submitted electronically to: HR@wartburg.edu or by regular mail to: Jamie Hollaway, Director of Human Resources, Wartburg College, 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, IA 50677-1003. For specific inquiries contact Dr. Rick Snyder, Chair of the Education Department (rick.snyder@wartburg.edu ). For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see http://www.wartburg.edu, and specifically about the Teacher Education Program, see https://www.wartburg.edu/education/ . Wartburg College requires a criminal background check for position finalists.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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