Review of Applications Begins Applications will be reviewed as need arises.
Special Instructions to Applicants Applications are completed on-line and must include (1) a letter of interest indicating content area(s) of expertise and identifying course subjects for which applicant wishes to be considered (example: undergraduate Foundations of Education, graduate Methods in Secondary Language Arts, etc.), (2) a current résumé/curriculum vitae, and (3) three professional or academic references.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain active until June 30, 2018.
Department Summary The Department of Education Studies (EDST) offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs to a diverse student body. Our licensure and degree programs prepare professionals to use the best of research-based practices to teach children and adult learners. For undergraduates who are interested in becoming an elementary or secondary teacher, EDST offers BA/BS and Secondary Certificate program pathways to achieve the goal of becoming a teacher. UOTeach Curriculum and Teaching is the teacher licensure master's program for initial licensure in both Elementary Multiple Subjects and Middle/High School Education. The faculty in the Department of Education Studies is very diverse in terms of research interests and specializations, with award recognition for scholarship, teaching, and service. Our programs are known for a strong focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Position Summary The Department of Education Studies at the University of Oregon is seeking qualified applicants for its open Pro Tem Instructor pool.
Undergraduate course subjects may include: • History of Public Education • Foundations of Education • Curriculum and Instruction • Childhood and Adolescent Studies • Education Technology • Literacy • Art Education
Graduate course subjects may include: • Methods in Elementary or Secondary Math • Methods in Elementary or Secondary Science • Methods in Secondary World Languages • Methods in Secondary Language Arts • Methods in Secondary Social Studies • Childhood and Adolescent Studies • Classroom Communities (Motivation and Management) • Education Technology • Literacy • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Some courses meet during evenings or weekends.
Minimum Requirements Undergraduate Course Instructors: • MA or MS or equivalent graduate-level work in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, or other research/education-related area • Relevant subject matter expertise (childhood and adolescent studies, educational technology, literacy and reading instruction, art education) • K-12 teaching experience in relevant subject area for subjects Literacy and Reading Instruction and Arts Education (integrated or stand-alone instruction)
Graduate Course Instructors: • MA or MS or equivalent graduate-level work in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, or relevant subject area (Mathematics, Science, World Language, English, History/Geography/Political Science/Other Social Studies related field, Childhood and Adolescent Studies, Technology, Literacy, or English Language Learning) (Ph.D. preferred) • Extensive K-12 teaching experience in elementary or secondary subject area (minimum of 5 years of classroom instruction in content area or equivalent professional instructional position): Mathematics, Science, World Language, English, History/Geography/Political Science/Other Social Studies related field, Childhood and Adolescent Studies, Technology, Literacy, or English Language Learning (ESOL) • Evidence of public K-12 license (inactive is acceptable) or public K-12 instructional professional experience in appropriate level subject area, i.e. Mathematics, Science, World Language, English, History/Geography/Political Science/other Social Studies related field, Childhood and Adolescent Studies, Technology, Literacy, or English Language Learning (ESOL) • Experience with pre-service teacher education (ex. cooperating teacher, university supervisor, professional development) • Demonstrable background in public education issues related to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic, native language, gender and sexual orientation • Evidence of curriculum and pedagogy addressing diversity in the classroom
Professional Competencies • Commitment to and knowledge of diversity issues and trends generally • Commitment to and knowledge of gender and sexuality diversity issues and trends
Preferred Qualifications Undergraduate Course Instructors: • K-12 teaching experience • Successful experience as a college level instructor • Familiarity with teacher education curriculum and regulations • PhD in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, or other research/education-related area
Graduate Course Instructors: • PhD in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, or relevant subject area (Mathematics, Science, World Language, English, History/Geography/Political Science/Other Social Studies related field, Childhood and Adolescent Studies, Technology, Literacy, or ESOL) • Successful experience in professional development with K-12 teachers • Extensive knowledge of teacher education curriculum and standards related to instructional subject area
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
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