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Pro Tem Instructor/Lecturer/Clinical Assistant Professor (Education Studies) - Open Pool

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Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Education, Instruction

Department: Education Studies
Rank: Assistant Professor, Clinical
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications are completed online and must include:
• a letter of interest
• a current résumé/curriculum vita

All application materials should specifically address how you as an applicant meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain active until June 30, 2021.

Department Summary
The Department of Education Studies (EDST) offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs to a diverse student body. Our licensure and degree programs prepare professionals to use the best of research-based practices to teach children and adult learners. For undergraduates who are interested in becoming an elementary or secondary teacher, EDST offers the Educational Foundations BA/BS and Secondary Certificate program pathways to achieve the goal of becoming a teacher. Our UOTeach Curriculum and Teaching degree is the teacher licensure master's program for initial licensure in both Elementary Multiple Subjects and Middle/High School Education. The faculty in the Department of Education Studies is diverse in terms of research interests and specializations, with award recognition for scholarship, teaching, and service. Our programs are known for a strong focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Position Summary
The Department of Education Studies is seeking qualified applicants with expertise in education and K-12 teaching for its open Pro Tem Instructor/Lecturer/Clinical Assistant Professor pool for undergraduate and graduate courses.

Potential Undergraduate course subjects may include:
• History of Public Education
• Foundations of Education
• Curriculum and Instruction
• Childhood and Adolescent Studies
• Education Technology
• Literacy
• Art Education

Potential Graduate course subjects may include:
• Methods in Elementary or Secondary Math
• Methods in Elementary or Secondary Science
• Methods in Secondary World Languages
• Methods in Secondary Language Arts
• Methods in Secondary Social Studies
• Childhood and Adolescent Studies
• Classroom Communities (Motivation and Management)
• Education Technology
• Literacy
• English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Some courses are offered in the evenings.

Clinical Assistant Professors provides clinical instruction and/or supervision in clinical or professionally-related community education/service settings to students or supervisors of students in the UOTeach program.

Minimum Requirements
Undergraduate Course Subjects:
• MA or MS or equivalent graduate-level work in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, or other research/education-related area. Ph.D required for Lecturer rank.
• Relevant subject matter expertise (childhood and adolescent studies, educational technology, literacy and reading instruction, art education)
• K-12 teaching experience in relevant subject area for course subjects Literacy and Arts Education (integrated or stand-alone instruction)

Graduate Course Subjects:
• MA or MS or equivalent graduate-level work in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, or relevant subject area (Mathematics, Science, World Language, English, History/Geography/Political Science/Other Social Studies related field, Childhood and Adolescent Studies, Technology, Literacy, or English Language Learning). Ph.D required for lecturer rank.
• Five years of K-12 teaching experience in elementary or secondary subject area (or equivalent professional instructional position): Mathematics, Science, World Language, English, History/Geography/Political Science/Other Social Studies related field, Childhood and Adolescent Studies, Technology, Literacy, or English Language Learning (ESOL)
• Public K-12 license (inactive is acceptable) or public K-12 instructional professional experience in appropriate level subject area
• Experience with pre-service teacher education (ex. cooperating teacher, university supervisor, professional development)
• Experience in public education issues related to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic inequities, English language learners, gender and sexual orientation
• Evidence of curriculum and pedagogy addressing diversity in the classroom

Clinical Assistant Professor:
• Master's degree or doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, or other research/education-related area
• Evidence of professional expertise in K-12 teaching, teacher education, and/or curriculum and instruction
• Demonstrated expertise, effective mentoring, teaching, and/or supervision in clinical/K-12 educational settings (e.g., having a leadership position in K-12, mentoring graduate students or recent graduates, teaching seminars/workshops, running support groups)
• Experience with academic or clinical program leadership and/or coordination (such as supervision of teacher candidates, coordination of supervision sites)
• Current teaching license

Professional Competencies
• Commitment to and knowledge of diversity issues and trends generally
• Commitment to and knowledge of gender and sexuality diversity issues and trends
• Demonstrated potential to contribute positively to our diverse community and to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills that will enhance community relations and support graduate student training.
• Demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching.

Preferred Qualifications
Undergraduate Course Subjects:
• Successful experience as a college level instructor
• Familiarity with teacher education curriculum and regulations
• PhD in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, or other research/education-related area

Graduate Course Subjects:
• PhD in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, or relevant subject area (Mathematics, Science, World Language, English, History/Geography/Political Science/Other Social Studies related field, Childhood and Adolescent Studies, Technology, Literacy, or ESOL) PhD required for Lecturer rank.
• Successful experience in professional development with K-12 teachers
• Extensive knowledge of teacher education curriculum and standards related to instructional subject area


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