-A master's degree.
-Capacity to develop a strong record of excellence in teaching and academic program development at the postbac and graduate level, and service/outreach activities.
-At least two years of educational experience in a context related to teaching assignment.
Additional minimum requirements for instructors of methods courses:
-Individuals must have qualified (content and pedagogy) academic preparation and professional experience in the school setting for the current assignments.
-A minimum of one (1) academic year teaching, as the teacher of record, within the scope (grade level) and content areas.
-Ongoing experience in a P-12 setting (please note that Minnesota Board of Teaching (MNBOT) staff interpret ongoing experience to be at least once every three academic years).
-An earned doctorate in education.
-Evidence of a commitment to diversity.
-Demonstrated teaching ability.
-Demonstrated current knowledge of research and ability to communicate.
-Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching at the postbac and graduate level.
*Applicants with an M.A. will be hired as Teaching Specialist. Applicants with a Ph.D. will be hired as a Lecturer.