Elementary Education Tenure-Track Faculty (Category I) - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Elementary, Linguistically Diverse, K-12 and Secondary Education at Metropolitan State University invites applications for two full-time tenure track elementary education faculty members at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2014.

This posting is being used to fill two positions in the Elementary Education area of the Department of Teacher Education.


Teach 12 semester hours of day and/or evening courses in Elementary Education including instructional methods in science and math, foundation courses, and curriculum and management courses for teacher candidates in the Elementary Education licensure program. Furthermore, the candidate must have a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and school personnel in supervision of clinical experiences and/or student teachers in the field, participate in partnership schools, and a desire to work with a diverse student body including, but not limited to, working adults and students of color to increase student retention and success. The successful candidate will be expected to advise and mentor undergraduate and/or masters level students.
Scholarly Activities:
Engage in Scholarship activities appropriate to the discipline.
Provide service to the department, school, university and profession.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Required Qualifications

ABD in Elementary Education or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in Elementary Education or in an area of curriculum and/or instruction related to elementary education. Five years of elementary school teaching in grade K through 6 general classroom or math and science K – 6 classroom. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching undergraduate methods courses in science and math AND/OR assessment, classroom management and instruction. Demonstrated experience in multicultural educational populations. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups including outreach to and retention of students of color. Willingness to collaborate with K-6 public schools in partnership activities. Demonstrated community engagement experience, e.g., partnerships for community-based research projects, service learning.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

In order for you file to be considered complete you must submit copies of your transcripts. If you are unable to attach copies of your transcripts at the time of application please submit them via e-mail, fax, or mail.
Elementary Education search
Teacher Education Department
MSU Denver
P.O. Box 173362, CB 21
Denver, CO 80217-3362

If you have specific questions concerning this position please contact Dr. Dennis Corash, search chair at dcorash@msudenver.edu. If you have technical questions please contact MSU Denver Human Resources at 303-556-3120.

Official Transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • TED - Elementary Ed
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Teacher Elementary
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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