Position: Full-time (10-month), tenure-track position with complete
Salary: Negotiable within the range established in the CBA
Union Affiliation: MFPE
Posting Date : January 2022
Start Date: August 1, 2022
The University of Montana Western Division of Education welcomes applicants
for an Assistant or Associate Professor specializing in Education Foundations.
Primary responsibilities will include teaching experientially-based courses
related to introduction to education and education foundations in
undergraduate and post-baccalaureate programs. Courses will be taught in both
online and face-to-face formats. Additionally, the successful candidate will
be expected to maintain professionalism, scholarly productivity, professional
service, advising, and committee work.
The University of Montana Western's mission statement states: The University
of Montana Western differentiates itself and achieves academic excellence by
sustaining a culture of concentrated experiential education. All Montana
Western faculty are therefore expected to create experiential learning
environments where students take an active role in their own learning.
The successful candidate will:
hold a doctorate in Education Foundations, Educational Studies, or a
related field (ABD will be considered);
have demonstrated success teaching face-to-face and online courses at the
have demonstrated the ability to work well as a member of a team.
The successful candidate may:
have taught for three or more years in a P-12 setting;
have experience with accreditation/CAEP.
Application materials should include a letter of interest responding to the
position description, a statement of teaching philosophy (≤ 2 pages), a
curriculum vitae including contact information for at least three professional
references, and official or unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
All application materials should be submitted as a SINGLE PDF file. Teaching
evaluations may be requested at a later time. Official transcripts will be
required at the time of hire. Application materials must be sent to:
The University of Montana Western
710 S. Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725
Inquiries may be made to Dr. Estee Aiken @firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of
applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
The University & Dillon Area
The University of Montana Western is a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate
university with over 65 full-time faculty and 1,300 students. It is located in
Dillon, Montana in the scenic Rocky Mountains and has been awarded numerous
top national rankings for delivering high quality, affordable education.
Montana Western is the only public four-year college in the nation offering
Experience One (X1), experiential learning delivered on the block
schedule. Class sizes are small and students take a single course at a time,
three hours each day for 18 days, before moving on to the next course. Each
course is four credits and four blocks are offered each semester. The block
schedule facilitates field and lab work, undergraduate research, study travel,
and interdisciplinary teaching. Montana Western's faculty strongly believe in
mentoring and inspiring students and assisting them in the transition from
university life to professional careers.
The University of Montana Western is an integral part of the Dillon Community.
With a population of 5,000 people, Dillon is known for outstanding public
schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities, and an excellent
quality of life.
The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities,
veterans and people with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request
veterans‚ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. Reasonable
accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with
disabilities. Finalists for any position will be subject to a criminal
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