Assistant Professor (Elementary Education – Generalist)
School of Teacher Education - Position ID: 996450
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Western Kentucky University, School of Teacher Education, is seeking candidates for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The start date for the position is August 2014 (contingent upon completion of Doctoral Degree).
Western Kentucky University (WKU), a leading American university with international reach located in Bowling Green, KY, is a comprehensive institution with over 20,000 students.
Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate instruction in elementary education methods and general methods, supervision of students, and participation in field-based instructional programs. Non-instructional duties include graduate student advisement, university and departmental public service, and relevant scholarly activity.
Qualifications: Requirements for the position include an Earned Doctorate (ABD considered if graduating prior to start date) from regionally accredited university with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction or equivalent, Elementary Education certification, at least three years of successful public school teaching in a general education classroom at the elementary level (K-6) in the United States, a familiarity with diverse educational settings, and an appreciation for collaborative partnerships in public schools. Candidates should have an ability to integrate technology into instruction, and have a commitment to alternative methods of program delivery including but not limited to distance learning and web-based instruction.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, vita, three letters of professional reference, and an official transcript to:
Dr. Janet Tassell
Elementary Education Search Committee Co-Chair
School of Teacher Education
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #61030
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1030
Review of applications will begin October 23, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.wku.edu
WKU is committed to the promotion of stewardship and student engagement. WKU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.