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Drake University Assistant Professor of Education - Graduate Studies in Des Moines, Iowa

Assistant Professor of Education - Graduate Studies

Description:

The Drake University School of Education invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Education in the Department of Teaching Learning starting in the Fall 2021 semester. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses (face to face and online) that support the initial licensure and professional preparation curriculum, working effectively with the education faculty and staff, and contributing to the overall mission of the Department and the University. Responsibilities also include student advising, working cooperatively with area public schools, maintaining an active research and publication agenda, participating in school and university committees and professional organizations, and other duties as assigned. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to teach courses in and develop courses in their specialty field. In year one, the faculty member will teach six credit hours in one semester and nine in the other. In subsequent semesters, the faculty member will teach nine credit hours each semester. The faculty member may also have the opportunity to teach during the summer. An earned Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Education, or closely related field is required; ABD considered if expected degree completion within semester hired. Established teaching experience in Grades K-12 is also required. Interested candidates are to submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, references (name, phone number, and e-mail address of at least three), a diversity and equity statement, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Academic transcripts will be requested for final candidates. Review of applicants will begin October 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Search Chair Lindsay Woodward. Drake University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation.

Duties:

Primary responsibilities include teaching graduate courses (face to face and online) that support the Teaching and Learning Master’s degree programs, working effectively with the education faculty and staff, and contributing to the overall mission of the Department and the University. Candidates from historically marginalized communities are highly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities also include student advising, working cooperatively with area public schools, maintaining an active research and publication agenda, participating in school and university committees and professional organizations, and other duties as assigned. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to teach courses in and develop courses in their specialty field. Graduate courses are typically held in the evenings and on weekends.

In year one, the faculty member will teach a 2/3 course load. In subsequent semesters, the faculty member will teach 3 courses each semester. The faculty member may also have the opportunity to teach during the summer.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Earned Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Education, or closely related field; ABD considered if expected degree completion within semester hired.

  • Established teaching experience in Grades K-12.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with adult learners.

  • Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.

  • Expertise in the use of instructional technology.

  • Experience in teaching in both face-to-face and web-based delivery systems.

Date Available:

08/01/2021

Required Documents Message:

Cover Letter, Diversity Statement, Other, Resume/CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

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Drake University is an equal-opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment..

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