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Job ID: 157965

Assistant Professor – Education – Full-Time Tenure Track
Lake Superior State University

Date Posted Apr. 26, 2021
Title Assistant Professor – Education – Full-Time Tenure Track
University Lake Superior State University
Sault Ste Marie, MI, United States
Department School of Education
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Secondary Education
    Science Education
    Education - General

Innovate and build a solid teacher education program into a flagship program that is highly desired by students and whose graduates are highly desired by school districts for teaching positions. This growing program needs a collaborative faculty member to provide superior and in-depth instruction and coaching to future teachers.

1.) Expand the teacher education program through high quality teaching and steadfast, strategic recruitment of students.
2.) Minimum of 12 contract hours of teaching responsibilities per semester.
3.) Provide a minimum of 5 hours devoted to office hours for the purpose of student advising and support.
4.) Participate in regular department collaborative meetings.
5.) Participate in professional and scholarly activities, including but not limited to research and dissemination of knowledge through publication, community, or faculty presentations.
6.) Course and program assessment.
7.) Assist with ongoing CAEP accreditation work.
8.) Perform university/community service.

Masters Degree in education
Desire and innovative/entrepreneurial energy to continually improve program quality and enrollment
Five years of successful PK-8 and/or 9-12 teaching experience with evidence of experience in providing effective teaching
Ability to teach broad range of education courses including teaching methods courses such as ELA, Social Studies, Math, and/or Science.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Evidence of successful teaching using multiple formats including synchronous and asynchronous online, blended, and face-to-face, sometimes using Zoom and face to face at the same time for the same class to reach remote students
Familiarity with online learning management systems such as Moodle, Blackboard, or Canva
Excellent understanding of American educational systems and classrooms

Doctorate (PhD or EdD) in education
Experience mentoring student teachers
Expertise in science and/or social studies and/or secondary education

  • Lake Superior State University recognizes not only a legal obligation but also a moral and educational responsibility to provide equal employment opportunity both for the sake of fair employment practices and for the sake of meeting the educational needs of its particular student population.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Lake Superior State University
    650 W. Easterday Ave
    Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
  • 906-635-2213
  • 906-635-2111


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