Assistant Professor - Elementary Education - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Dean, the Elementary Department Chair, and the SOE Director of Graduate Studies, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Elementary Science Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Elementary STEM, and other courses as deemed appropriate. Supervises student teachers, interns and field work students. Mentors graduate students. Provides service to the college and broader community, produces scholarly work, and upholds professional and ethical standards.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Earned doctorate in Science Education and/or Educational Technology, or in Teacher Education with an emphasis in Science Education and/or Educational Technology, prior to appointment.

Shows evidence of scholarly potential in research and evidence of service to the academic community for an appointment at the assistant professor level.

Demonstrates evidence of at least two years of successful K-12 teaching experience. At least two years of undergraduate college/university level teaching experience, and/or experience supervising student teachers at the college/university level. (ABD may be considered if there is substantial demonstrated progress toward completion of the doctoral degree.) A doctorate is required for granting tenure in the School of Education.


Knowledge of and experience in teaching courses in the area of Science Education, STEM Education, and/or Educational Technology with applications in K-12 settings.

Experience in teaching and a thorough knowledge of and demonstrated expertise in science education and technology integration.


Effective oral and written communication skills.

Effective human relations skills.


Ability to work effectively with people.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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