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

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Dean, the Elementary Department Chair, and the SOE Director of Graduate Studies, this faculty member teaches graduate courses in Educational Technology, undergraduate courses in one of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) areas, and other courses as deemed appropriate. Mentors graduate students in the completion of culminating projects for their master’s program. Supervises student teachers, interns, and/or field work students. Works collaboratively with K-12 partners. 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 Curriculum and Instruction and/or Teacher Education with an emphasis in Educational Technology or one of the STEM areas. (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.

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

Evidence of at least two years of successful K-12 teaching experience. Provides evidence of least two years of undergraduate college/university level teaching experience, and/or experience supervising student teachers at the college/university level.


Knowledge of, and experience in, teaching courses in the area of Educational Technology and/or one of the STEM areas in K-12 settings.

Experience in teaching, a thorough knowledge of, and demonstrated expertise in, STEM content and integration.


Effective oral and written communication skills.

Effective human relations skills.


Ability to work effectively with people.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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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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