Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Elementary Education

Mercer University

United States

November 9, 2021

Description

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Elementary Education

Apply now Job Vacancy: F23-013 Work type: Full-time Faculty Location: Atlanta, GA Categories: Education

Position Title

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Elementary Education, non-tenure track

Department

Teacher Education

Division

College of Education

Vacancy Number

F23-013

Work Location

Atlanta, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Faculty

Responsibilities

The Mercer University Tift College of Education is a community with the mission to advance the study of education and prepare educators to teach, to learn, to create, to discover, to empower, and to serve, all for the betterment of a diverse and just society. In support of this mission, the Tift College is seeking a Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Elementary Education with experience and credentials in P-5 teaching to teach and provide professional and university service in support of the College's Teacher Education programs. Reporting to the Assistant Dean, the successful candidate will be housed in Atlanta at the Cecil B. Day Graduate Campus and teach primarily in our Elementary Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) initial certification program. The position is a 9-month clinical appointment, with the opportunity for summer employment. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate must have qualifications and credentials commensurate with the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or higher. The successful candidate is expected to engage in teaching and service. Our Elementary MAT program is hybrid, and the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching in-person and online courses and supervising field experiences. The successful candidate will be expected to provide service at the program and unit level. It is also expected that the successful candidate will participate in activities of programmatic development and professional development linked to instructional quality and student success as well as service to the professional and University communities. Additionally, it is expected that the successful candidate will contribute to an environment of professionalism and collaboration within the Elementary MAT program and the College.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Earned doctorate in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university
  • Evidence of at least 3 years of successful P-5 teaching experience
  • Evidence of experiences with diverse school populations and culturally responsive curriculum and pedagogy
  • Evidence of experience developing and delivering high-quality instruction in a virtual or blended format, both synchronous and asynchronous
  • Superior interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to support a culture of collaboration, inclusion, equity, and diversity
  • Preferred:

  • Evidence of successful university-level teaching (e.g., graduate teaching assistant, adjunct, etc.)
  • Evidence of a broad, generalist range of Elementary Education expertise (especially literacy and/or science)
  • Background Check

    Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

    Pay Rate

    Commensurate with experience

    Required Documents

    CV, Cover Letter, References

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Screening of applications begins November 18, 2021, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2022. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vita; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation.

    EEO Statement

    AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

    Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

    Advertised: 06 Oct 2021 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: Open until filled

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