Professor of Practice in Teacher Education Department of Learning and Teaching School of Leadership and Education Sciences University of San Diego
The Department of Learning and Teaching at the University of San Diego seeks qualified applicants for the position of professor of practice in teacher education. This position is a two-year contracted position, starting from Fall 2018, with an evaluation each year and/or possible extension of this contracted position.
Requirements for the position include: Teaching experience with excellent evaluations from students and peers; Commitment to departmental priorities including social justice, equity, diversity, asset-based community work, inclusion, and evidence-based teaching practices. Candidates should describe how they bring diversity and inclusion into their teaching, advising, and scholarly work. Extensive K-12 teaching or distinguished leadership experience in the field as a teacher, resource teacher, school principal, education specialist, superintendent, director of curriculum and instruction, special education, or other type of instructional leader. Ability to advise students on graduate research projects and career trajectories. Support for the mission and core values of the Catholic intellectual tradition.
Required/preferred academic qualifications: Doctoral degree in Education preferred, Curriculum and Instruction (all disciplines), Teacher Education, Educational/Social Justice and Equity, Educational Psychology, Biliteracy, with preference for accredited doctoral training in K-12 education. Master's degree in Education required with extensive experience in K-12 education.
Responsibilities: Teaching seven courses throughout the academic year. Teaching may include practicum, fieldwork supervision, or online courses. Individual and group student advising regarding practicum placements & career paths. Contributions to university, school, and departmental service including program outreach, student orientation, admissions reviews and interviews, attendance at departmental meetings, and other activities to be determined.
The University of San Diego is an independent, Catholic university with approximately 8,000 students, including 1,700 graduate students and 1,100 law students. The Department of Learning and Teaching at USD includes both credential and master's degree programs in elementary education, secondary education, special education, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). The fully online Master's of education program for experienced K-12 teachers offers specializations in Curriculum and Instruction, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), School Leadership, Inclusive Education and Universal Design for Learning, and Literacy and Digital Learning. Our programs are NCATE/CAEP, CCTC, and WASC accredited. More information on our programs can be found at www.sandiego.edu/teach
The Department of Learning and Teaching and USD have a strong commitment to diversity and to global education. Faculty candidates should be committed to working with diverse students and populations and interesting in fostering community engagement at the local, national, and global levels. The department has developed strong collaborative relationships with local schools and districts to provide an array of practicum, student teaching, and action research sites. In addition, all graduate students are required to participate in at least one global education experience prior to graduation.
Application Procedures To apply, go to https://usdebsprod.sandiego.edu and reference job IRC25758. Complete application will include (1) letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) two letters of recommendation. The review of applications and supporting documents will start on December 7, 2017. Please send all application materials to the link given above. If you have any questions, please contact the Search Chair, Sandra Buczynski at email@example.com
Salary is commensurate with experience and education.
The University of San Diego is an Equal Opportunity employer, and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply.
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The University of San Diego is committed to academic excellence, Catholic intellectual and social traditions, and providing a top-notch liberal arts education for scholars of all faiths. USD is located on 180 acres overlooking the city of San Diego, Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The campus is renowned for its beauty, and features Spanish Renaissance-inspired architecture.