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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Elementary Education Social Studies/Curriculum and Instruction
Western Michigan University


Date Posted Nov. 23, 2020
Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Elementary Education Social Studies/Curriculum and Instruction
University Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI, United States
Department College of Education and Human Development
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2021
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Teacher Education
    Social Foundations
    Human Development
    Elementary Education
    Curriculum/Instruction
 
 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION and HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Main Campus, Kalamazoo, Michigan

The College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University is a diverse and vibrant institution of professional education, preparing individuals annually for leadership in their fields. The college is comprised of six departments: counselor education and counseling psychology; special education and literacy studies; family and consumer sciences; human performance and health education; teaching, learning and educational studies; and educational leadership, research and technology. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU as one of the doctoral universities with high research activity. The College of Education and Human Development is seeking candidates for the following faculty position:

Board-Appointed Academic Year Faculty Positions

For the following position, responsibilities include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses; engagement in scholarly activity; and service to the department, college, and university

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Elementary Education Social Studies/Curriculum and Instruction

Degree Requirements: Earned doctorate in curriculum and instruction with concentration in Social Studies or closely related field by August 2021

For the responsibilities specific to the position, minimum qualifications, and required application documents and procedure, please visit https://www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs/ and search posting number 0605473

Major Duties:

Teach social studies methods courses
- Teach graduate courses in curriculum and instruction
- Collaborate with departments within the university and school partners
- Supervise teacher candidates
- Advise students
- Conduct research
- Seek external funding

Minimum Qualifications:

- Earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with concentration in Social Studies or closely related field by August 2021
- Willingness and ability to teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students on integrated social studies methods and content in innovative formats
- Experience in preparing students to develop and utilize best practices in elementary school settings
- Demonstrated commitment to social justice, diversity, and equity
- Evidence of an established research program and a willingness to seek external funding
- Commitment to forging strong school, community and state partnerships

Desired Qualifications:

Minimum of three years teaching in public/private elementary and/or middle schools
- Experience in the field of human development
- Experience with clinical field work and supervision
- Experience with mentoring and advising
- Scholarly interests and expertise focused on issues of equity and social justice



 
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