Assistant Professor (Educational Psychology - Urban Education)

Eastern Michigan University

United States

August 31, 2022

Description

Assistant Professor (Educational Psychology - Urban Education)

Salary

Depends on Qualifications

Location

Main Campus

Job Type

Full Time

Division

ACE

Job Number

02619

Closing

Continuous

Clery Act Disclosure

Y

  • Description
  • Benefits
  • General Summary

    The Department of Teacher Education at Eastern Michigan University seeks a highly qualified educator for a full-time 8-month, tenure track position in teacher education beginning in Fall 2022. The candidate should have a scholarly agenda and teaching experience related to field-based educator preparation.

    The Department of Teacher Education at Eastern Michigan University has a long commitment to building a culturally diverse educational environment and preparing graduates for a socially just and democratic society. The department and college have established mutually collaborative relationships with diverse schools and community organizations with the goals of improving educator preparation, increasing the diversity of educators, engaging in youth development and learning, and contributing to transformational teaching, learning, and leading in support of healthy communities. Candidates must be committed to working with diverse students and community populations to support equity, diversity, and inclusion to promote a more democratic academic community.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and mentoring students at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. The candidate will be expected to maintain a focus in teaching, scholarship, and service as well as collaborate with colleagues throughout the university and community. The candidate will be expected to teach and serve students on and off campus, in face-to-face, and in online learning environments. Candidates should have experience with school and community-engaged teaching and learning approaches, university-school partnerships, and a commitment to developing and fostering relationships with school communities to support field-based teacher education.

    This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Educational Psychology or related field, completed by date of appointment from an accredited institution.
  • An emergent/active community-engaged scholarly agenda and accomplishments related to the appointment.
  • Prior teaching experience in a P-12 school in the U.S.
  • Interest in teaching at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels.
  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Scholarly expertise and interest in educational psychology with a focus in any of the related areas: developmental psychology, learning and motivation, social-emotional learning, and research methodology.
  • Expertise in urban education and teaching underrepresented teaching candidates
  • Teaching experience within a field-based educator preparation program
  • Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by way of teaching, service, and/or scholarship
  • The successful candidate will serve an eight-month, tenure track appointment with summer employment contingent on student demand and funding. A competitive salary will be based on qualifications and prior experience with a tenure track appointment at the assistant professor rank. Starting date should be no later than August 31, 2022.

    Supplemental Information

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest that addresses the required and desired qualifications, detailed curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, responses to a set of screening questions, and names/telephone numbers of at least three references.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a finalist is identified.

    For more information, contact Dr. Wendy Burke, Department Head for the Department of Teacher Education at Eastern Michigan University at wendy.burke@emich.edu.

    If contacted, you will be asked to present official transcripts of your highest degree earned at the time of interview.

    Experience with multicultural education, diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in educational settings, or other relevant experiences are preferred. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EMU is an equal opportunity employer.

    Eastern Michigan University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance; a TIAA-CREF retirement plan with employer contributions; an outstanding vacation and time off policy; a tuition waiver program and much more.

    Click here to view highlights of the University's total rewards program.

    For specific information by employment classification, click here to review the Benefits in Brief information.

    Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report

    The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is available online at: https: // www. emich.edu/police/documents/currentyearlycrimestats.pdf

    The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

    If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety at 1200 Oakwood St. or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 734-487-0892 or emailing dpsquestions@emich.edu.

    Agency

    Eastern Michigan University
    

    Address

     140 McKenny Hall
    

    Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197

    Phone

     734-487-3430
    

    734-487-0076

    Website

     https:// www. emich.edu/jobs
    

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