Faculty, Assistant Professor, Teacher Education Curriculum and Instruction - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058


United States
(053584)

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Dean and the Chair of the Department of Elementary Education, teach undergraduate and graduate teacher education courses in Curriculum and Instruction and other courses as deemed appropriate to the department's needs, supervise graduate students as they complete a master's thesis in Curriculum and Instruction in the Master of Education degree program; support the educational research and statistical needs of School of Education faculty and students and engage with partner school district teachers and administrators to supervise student teachers, interns, and fieldwork students. Produce scholarly work and provide service to the university and community, support collegiality, and uphold professional and ethical standards.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
- Teach undergraduate and graduate teacher education courses in Curriculum and Instruction, and other courses that meet program needs and are consistent with preparation and degree specialty
- Supervise graduate students as they complete a master's thesis in Curriculum and Instruction in the Master of Education degree program
- Support the educational research and statistical needs of School of Education faculty and students
- Produce and publish scholarly work
- Plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study with measurable objectives and student outcomes for each course taught
- Prepare all instructional materials (including, but not limited to, course syllabi, exams, readings, instructions, visual aids) in electronic and paper formats
- Maintain and submit accurate and current records concerning student accountability, attendance, and performance
- Effectively and accurately participate in the School of Education accreditation process
- Serve on graduate student committees
- Engage with partner school district teachers and administrators when supervising student teachers, field work students, and interns
- Maintain currency and improve professionally in the content and pedagogy of courses taught
- Provide service to the University and community
- Attend assigned meetings, maintain office hours, and uphold a student centered approach to education
- Develop positive relationships with colleagues and public school educators and administrators
- Support collegiality
- Uphold professional and ethical standards
- Perform all other assigned duties
 

Minimum Qualifications

- Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction or closely related field (or making significant progress toward a doctoral degree)
- Knowledge of content and skills required to teach courses in Curriculum and Instruction to prospective teachers and graduate students
- Knowledge of the content, use, and application of Research methodology and design and the use of statistics in educational research
- Experience working with graduate student research
- Two years of successful K-12 teaching experience
- Excellent communication skills and ability to relate well with students and colleagues
- Evidence of scholarly potential
Highly Preferred:
- Current professional teaching license (Elementary Education)
- Two years of successful college/university level teaching experience in a teacher education program
- Successful college/university level experience teaching Curriculum and Instruction.
- Successful college/university level experience in the teaching and use of research methodology and design
- Knowledge of statistical applications to educational research.
 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of content and skills required to teach courses in Curriculum and Instruction to pre-service teachers and graduate students in the teacher education program (School of Education)
-Knowledge of the content, use, and application of research methodology and design and the use of statistics in educational research
-Knowledge of current teaching and supervision skills related to pre-service teacher education
-Knowledge of and willingness to uphold professional and ethical teaching standards
-Skill in managing a productive teaching/learning environment
-Skill in mentoring graduate students to complete master's program thesis
-Ability to teach effectively in a serious, student centered environment
-Ability to communicate and relate positively with colleagues, students, and K-12 personnel
-Ability to produce scholarly work
-Ability to serve on school and university committees
-Ability to uphold a collegial teaching and working environment
 

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a credentials check, an employment check, and criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at HREmployment@uvu.edu.
 

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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