Sanford College of Education
Position: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Faculty
Department of Teacher Education: Teacher Preparation, Curriculum & Instruction
Location: JFK University, Pleasant Hill, California
The National University Sanford College of Education, Department of Teacher Education is seeking enthusiastic applicants for a full-time Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position with a specialization in Teacher Preparation and Curriculum & Instructional Design, to be located at John F. Kennedy University campus in Pleasant Hill, California. We are seeking a colleague with a passionate interest in preparing inspired educators to teach candidates earning a credential in multiple or single subject and who represent diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds across diverse settings.
The Sanford College of Education is seeking individuals who: (a) aspire to shape higher education through the inspiration and transformative teacher preparation (credential & advanced), (b) inform their work through their research and scholarship agenda, (c) continue to grow as exemplary faculty by using research-based practices and current technologies, and (d) collaborate effectively with internal and external constituencies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities include the following:
- Teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the discipline of preparation
- Further develop the graduate and undergraduate programs to meet CTC, InTASC, NBCT, and CAEP standards.
- Develop innovative teacher preparation and advanced curriculum, course materials, and instructional technology strategies in online deliveries.
- Assess program/course materials to meet accreditation guidelines.
- Engage in College and University service activities such as serving on and/or chairing committees.
- Maintain an active program of research and scholarship.
- Support and encourage innovation and new approaches for delivery systems.
- Explore opportunities for participation in local, state and federal conversations, as well as policy development.
- Foster effective, mutually beneficial relationships within the local, state and national communities.
- Earned doctorate in the field of Education or closely related field.
- PK12 teaching experiences for at least three years
- Experiences in teaching initial and graduate professional education candidates.
- A research agenda and/or record of scholarly publications.
- A minimum of five years of teaching experience in PK12 classrooms settings.
- Experience with state and national accreditation processes.
- Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with students, staff and faculty from diverse backgrounds and programs.
- Record of published research in education technology/assistive technology, or other core content areas represented within the department.
- Evidence of effective teaching in higher education settings, including working with adult and non-traditional learners.
- Evidence of ability to work effectively with community and stakeholders.
Compensation and Work Conditions:
Salary: Salaries are competitive and negotiable by rank.
National University faculty enjoy excellent working conditions. Professional advancement and stability have been historical foundations upon which NU faculty members have built their careers and academic programs. Review of faculty careers within NU’s non-tenure environment historically show advancement through the ranks, multiple year contracts, merit salary increases, generous professional development resources, and a highly collegial work environment within a university where shared governance practices are embraced.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The Search Committee invites letters of nomination and applications. Applications should include the following:
- Letter of interest
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Three recent letters of recommendation addressed to the Search Committee
- Contact information for at least five references
- Copy of doctoral transcript
The confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is preferred that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to April 15, 2016.
Application materials should be submitted electronically to Tamra Wills, Executive Assistant in the Sanford College of Education at: email@example.com