Assistant Professor: Curriculum and Instruction

University of the Virgin Islands

United States

December 31, 2021

Description

Position Details Classification Description

FLSA Status Exempt

Position Title Assistant Professor: Curriculum and Instruction

Position Number 320059 Department School of Education Job Description

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the preparation of pre-service teachers at the undergraduate level (elementary and secondary), as well as those individuals on temporary/probationary certification status seeking initial teacher certification. Additional teaching and preparation responsibilities may be at the graduate level and include other school professionals. Engage teacher candidates at the on-campus Inclusive Childcare Lab & Diagnostic Center locations; provide unit and university service; advise students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; serve as Field Experience Coordinator for elementary and secondary teacher education clinical experiences in the unit. Engage in other related duties deemed necessary to support the unit and institution.

Required Qualifications

The candidate should have an earned doctorate in in Curriculum and Instruction or related field from an NCATE/CAEP accredited institution with a minimum of three or more years working with K-6 children and parents. This appointee should have some record of scholarly work, knowledge of current trends in state and national education policy, as well as a demonstrated commitment to inclusivity and diversity.

Knowledgeable of best practices, such as Danielson Framework, Experience with online platforms, such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Blackboard.

Preferred Qualifications

Desired qualifications outside of Teaching, include experience in successful grant writing and management or experience related to seeking external funding and proven leadership skills in unit accreditation efforts. Additional preferred qualifications include mastery of technology skills related to productivity and instruction and be prepared to teach in traditional and non- traditional formats and settings such as of campus, online and through other videoconferencing technology (e.g. Zoom).

Demonstrated understanding of and work in the areas of social justice in education, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), STEM education and Growth Mindset; Experience with program/curriculum development; Knowledgeable of virtual reality platforms (e.g., Mursion); Strong research agenda and experience with external funding (grants and contracts) related to elementary and secondary education.

Physical Demands

Posting Details Posting Number F120

Location St. Thomas Position Type Faculty Number of Vacancies- part time 1 Posted Salary $51,679 - $64,202 Advertised Job Duties

The University of the Virgin Islands is a Historically Black publicly supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure that students meet high academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status and with interests, experience and expertise in curriculum innovation, interdisciplinary studies and distance education, as well as teaching and scholarly excellence in their specialties. In addition, academic programs support our land grant designation by integrating instruction with research and community service. The School of Education is seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor Level in Curriculum and Instruction. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the preparation of pre-service teachers at the undergraduate level (elementary and secondary), as well as those individuals on temporary/probationary certification status seeking initial teacher certification. Additional teaching and preparation responsibilities may be at the graduate level and include other school professionals. The successful candidate will also serve as the Field Experience Coordinator for elementary and secondary clinical experiences in the unit.

Open Date 09/21/2021 Close Date 12/31/2021 Special Instructions to Applicant

The successful hire is expected to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine.

Email is the preferred method of communicating with applicants at the University of Virgin Islands. You will be required to supply your email address during the application process.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ACCOMMODATION:

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone who needs an ADA accommodation for the purposes of employment should contact the Human Resources Office at (340)693-1410.

For information about relocating to the US Virgin Islands, please visit the Virgin Islands Moving Center at: www. vimovingcenter.com

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