Assistant Professor of Education

Southeastern Louisiana University   Hammond, LA   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 3, 2024
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Assistant Professor of Education

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Department of Teaching & Learning invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Education. Faculty will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to instructional competencies and educational methods of teaching middle school/secondary education, using face-to-face and distance education learning formats following best practices for effective teaching practices for each; supervise teacher candidates in clinical settings, advise teacher candidates, maintain regular office hours, participate in service to the University, College and community and other such assignments directed by the Department Head. 

As this is a tenure track position, the successful candidate will be expected to teach educational methods courses and curriculum development, teach in the graduate program, supervise and assist with clinical practice experiences, and maintain an active research agenda (including publications, professional presentations, and external grant proposals).

Additionally, knowledge related to managing practices for accreditation (e.g., data collection, continuous improvement) and writing accreditation reports is required. 

Earned doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Research, or Educational Leadership or related discipline with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in methods and/or curriculum development courses from an accredited university by hire date
Teaching experience in education
Experience observing and scoring lessons using rubrics (e.g., NIET/ATR, CLASS, COMPASS)
Must meet SACSCOC credentials to be able to teach the coursework for graduate level curriculum & instruction classes, as well as being able to mentor graduate students and align coursework for accreditation

Teacher certification and 3+ years of experience teaching in Grades 4-12 settings
Experience writing accreditation reports and developing and maintaining quality assurance systems for accreditation
Research interest in one or more of the following areas: curriculum development, program redesign, instructional strategies, school improvement, or assessment

Excellent oral/written and interpersonal communication skills
Commitment to personal and professional caring
Ability to cooperate with others to benefit students and the program
Ability to actively engage in program development, refinement and delivery

Cover Letter
Copies of Transcripts (Only an unofficial transcript for the Highest degree is required at application. Official transcripts for all degrees will be required upon employment.)
Teaching certificate
Posting Close Date
May 29, 2024
Please Note:  Applications must be completed and submitted by 11:59 p.m. on the posting close date to ensure consideration.
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