Assistant Professor Early Childhood Education - Illinois State University in Normal Illinois

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Illinois State University

Normal, Illinois 61790

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The appointment will commence on August 16, 2013. The department seeks colleagues with strong teaching, leadership, and research skills to join its growing faculty. The candidate’s primary teaching responsibility will be in early childhood education with emphasis in K-3 Education and either Social Studies, Mathematics, or Science. Candidates with a background in TESOL and/or Bilingual Education will be strongly considered.
Required Qualifications:
• Terminal degree in Early Childhood Education, Curriculum and Instruction, or a related field with a completion date prior to faculty appointment
• Minimum of two (2) years teaching experience in Pre-K - 3 setting
• Demonstrated potential for scholarly research

Preferred Qualifications:
• At least three (3) years of teaching experience in Pre-K - 3 settings
• Knowledge of technology and its role in teaching and learning
• Established research agenda
• Experience teaching in a higher education context
• Experience teaching and supervising students preparing to teach
• Experience with obtaining grant funding
• Experience in providing professional development to teachers
• Background in Social Studies, Mathematics, Science
• Background in TESOL and/or Bilingual Education

The Department:
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) provides professional opportunities to students who are committed to becoming outstanding educators, and we look forward to continuing our leadership role at the state and national level. The Department has 38 full-time tenure-track faculty in Teacher Education programs at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels working collaboratively with our colleagues in Colleges across campus, the public schools, and communities across the state of Illinois.

The University Community:
Illinois State University (ISU) is a doctoral-granting institution with an enrollment of approximately 20,150 students, and is known nationally for its long history in teacher preparation. ISU is Illinois’ first public university, founded in 1857 to educate the state’s teachers. The University is situated in Bloomington/Normal, Illinois, a community of over 100,000 located at the crossroads of the Midwest, within three hours of Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

Application Info:
Application Process:
Initial review of applications will begin October 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, applicants should send a letter of application, description of research agenda, vita, and a list of five professional references (specifically names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses) by October 15, 2012. Please send all materials electronically to:

Cindy Wert, Office Support Specialist
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

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  • tenure track position
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  • social studies, mathematics, or science
  • bilingual education
  • technology and its role in teaching and learning
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 2 years
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
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