Assistant Professor, in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri


United States
(20140925)

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Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor, in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education in The College of Education and Public Service beginning Fall 2015. The position is a tenure-track, nine-month position with opportunities to teach in the summer.

The University and Program : Saint Louis University (SLU) is a Jesuit, Catholic university ranked as a Carnegie research institution. The university has 13,505 students: 8,687 undergraduate and 4,818 graduate and professional students. Students come from all 50 states and 80 foreign countries. Founded in 1818, SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi, second oldest Jesuit University in the United States, and ranks in the top 35% of all national universities. The College of Education and Public Service offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level. Undergraduate teacher certification programs include: early childhood; early childhood special education; elementary; middle school (language arts; mathematics; social studies; science); secondary teaching (biology; English; general science; mathematics; social studies); elementary with mild-to-moderate disabilities; and K-12 world languages (French; German; Spanish). Graduate offerings in the college include educational leadership (M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.); higher education administration (M.A., Ph.D.); curriculum and instruction (M.A., M.A.T., Ed.D., Ph.D.); educational foundations (M.A., Ed.D., Ph.D.), and disability education (M.A. , Ph.D.). Faculty members in the College of Education and Public Service teach undergraduate and graduate classes, including opportunities to teach internationally (The college offers international programs in Cyprus and Lebanon.); advise/mentor students at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels; participate in on-going program development initiatives; and engage in research and scholarly activities.

Required qualifications: Candidates will:
-hold an earned doctorate in education or a related field
-have experience in early childhood education and early childhood special education with an understanding of its practices, literature, and issues
-exhibit a commitment to scholarship and research, especially in the area of early childhood education and early childhood special education
-have university-level teaching skills
-be able to mentor undergraduate early childhood education and early childhood special education students
-be able to advise and mentor M.A., Ed.D., and Ph.D. students
-work collaboratively with colleagues and students
Additional qualifications that will strengthen the application include:
-a doctoral concentration in early childhood education and early childhood special education
-work in public, parochial, and/or private schools, including early childhood experience
-experience with educational professional organizations
-a commitment to educational improvement and social justice
-experience with proposals and grants

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application, writing sample, three letters of reference, and a current curriculum vitae to https://jobs.slu.edu.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations of and application from women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

Commensurate with experience  

Keyword Phrases

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  • Jesuit institution
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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