This is a faculty position. The primary position is for an Associate or full Professor with indefinite tenure. This position carries an additional endowment to support scholarship and program development. The endowment will commence with a two-year assignment which is renewable based on accomplishments.
The College of Education and Human Service Professions and the Department of Education seek an early childhood educator of excellence, committed to anti-racist pedagogy and social justice. The faculty assignment consists of - teaching undergraduate and graduate pre-service or practicing teachers in Early Childhood Education; supervising student teachers; advising students enrolled in education programs; serving on department, university, and state-wide committees; and other activities as assigned. Scholarship that advances the field, including research and publication, is required.
Required/Essential Qualifications: 1. Doctorate in Education or a related field from a regionally accredited university, completed by the start of contract 2. Commitment to working with diverse populations and fostering social justice, culturally responsive, and antiracist pedagogies 3. A record of strong research contributions in Early Childhood Education commensurate with rank sought (Associate Professor or Full Professor)
Preferred Qualifications: a. Experience building Early Childhood academic programs in compliance with external accreditation demands b. Experience working with Indigenous peoples and other ethnically and linguistically diverse populations, including strategies for supporting language development of minoritized languages and English language learners c. Research background in Early Childhood education for students with exceptionalities d. At least one year of successful teaching in grades PK-12 e. Evidence of providing and advocating for inclusive education across the learning spectrum f. Demonstrated success working effectively with culturally and linguistically diverse students, colleagues and communities g. Demonstrated excellence in teaching in higher education h. Experience teaching early literacy and reading/writing skills with children ages 0-8 yrs i. Evidence of social justice, culturally responsive, and antiracist practices in teaching, scholarship and service j. Experience teaching with technology k. Experience with and commitment to PK-12 family and community partnerships I. Experience supervising students in PK-12 school settings m. History of successful grant writing
Internal Number: 340723
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