Clinical Assistant Professor of Education

Purdue University Fort Wayne
March 17, 2023
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Clinical Assistant Professor of Education

Requisition ID: 24040

Job Summary

The Department of Counseling and Graduate Education in the School of Education at Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW) invites applications for a clinical- track position at the Assistant Professor level to serve as Program Director of Graduate Education beginning August 2023. In addition to serving as Program Director of Graduate Education, the successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate education courses (online and hybrid), advise students, engage in action research or creative endeavor, and provide service to the university, community, and the education profession.

Graduate Education Program

Graduate Education programs include Master's degree specializations in Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education, as well as three Transition to Teaching programs that provide non-degree programs of study preparing career professionals with bachelor's degrees to earn an initial teaching license in either Elementary (K-6), Secondary (5-12), or Special Education (P-12). Graduate students enrolled in Transition to Teaching may apply coursework toward a Master's degree within the same area of specialization.

The Department of Counseling and Graduate Education is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching, and service/engagement. Candidates should address their record of teaching and service in their cover letter, indicating past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate in education with a minimum of three years' teaching experience in K-12 public schools. Prioritization will be given to candidates with prior teacher education preparation experience and evidence of effective teaching in the areas of curriculum and instruction and/or literacy. Successful candidates must demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence in online, hybrid, and/or in- person learning environments and possess an accomplished record of service to the teaching profession. A commitment to innovative solutions to challenges currently experienced by school districts in recruiting and selecting highly qualified educators and a desire to form strong, collaborative partnerships with area schools is an expectation of the position.

Earned doctorate in Education with a minimum of five years' teaching experience in a K-12 public school. Candidates who are ABD will be considered with the expectation that the doctoral degree be awarded before the start of employment.

The University

Purdue Fort Wayne is a campus of Purdue University and is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the second-largest metropolitan area in Indiana. It is a thriving community located only two hours from Indianapolis and three hours from Chicago. Fort Wayne has been rated by as the #1 city with the lowest cost of living in America for 2022.

Application Process

Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include: a cover letter that addresses the candidate's interest in the PFW Graduate Education program and the specifics outlined in the position announcement; Curriculum Vitae; Evidence of both Teaching and Service effectiveness, including a 1-2 page teaching philosophy and other documentation (i.e., any course evaluations, documentation related to exemplary teaching and service); names and contact information of three (3) professional references and/or three (3) professional letters of recommendation; unofficial transcripts; and copies of teaching licenses or certificates.

All candidates invited for a campus interview will be expected to do a 45-60 minute teaching demonstration. Upload all application materials to: https: //

Questions regarding this position announcement should be directed by email to Dr. Wylie Sirk, Associate Dean and Chair of the Graduate Education Search Committee, at [email protected]

Department web address : https: // www. graduate-education/degree-programs

Purdue Fort Wayne will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

PFW is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. The position is contingent upon available funding and a satisfactory background check and misconduct screen.

Feb 11, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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