Clinical Assistant Professor of Elementary Education-Lambuth

University Of Memphis

United States

February 14, 2022


Posting Details Posting Number FAE1364

Advertised Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Elementary Education- Lambuth Campus Location Lambuth Campus (Jackson, TN) Position Number 016147 Category Full-Time Faculty Department Instruction Curriculum Leadership Position Summary

The Department of Instruction & Curriculum Leadership (ICL) seeks to add a collaborative and innovative colleague for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure- track faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor in Elementary Education at the Lambuth Campus in Jackson, TN.

The applicant's teaching practice should demonstrate commitment to and experience with (1) elementary education methods, (2) teacher education preparation; (3) diversity, social justice, and equity in order to promote effective learning; (4) culturally relevant and sustaining practice; and (5) comprehensive and sustained professional growth opportunities to enhance professional practices involving diverse populations.

The desired candidate will have demonstrated commitments to the content area of elementary education, scholarship in the field of elementary education, and have experience in teacher education, professional development, and field- based learning experiences.

The candidate should have desire, willingness, and commitment to teaching and service at a large research-based institution that integrates high leverage practices into their coursework and professional development. The expected start date for this position is August 1, 2022.

Applicants will also be expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and service.

Minimum Position Qualifications



· Earned doctorate degree obtained by August 1, 2022 in Elementary Education or closely related field

· Evidence of excellence in teaching for a minimum of 3 years in an elementary school setting

· Demonstrated commitment to cultural responsiveness, equity, and inclusiveness, addressing the needs of a diverse student body

· Commitment to educational and cultural needs of diverse populations


· Demonstrated knowledge of and experience working with students, faculty, and schools in diverse settings (urban, suburban, and rural)

· Evidence of, or potential for, successful teacher candidate supervision and related clinical experiences

· Commitment to facilitating positive change in teacher education programs

· Knowledge of EdTPA and/or various teacher evaluation systems

· Current Licensure in the Elementary Education or closely related field

· Experience and evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level

· Demonstrated teacher leadership and professional development and field-based teacher preparation

· Demonstrated use of technology integration in teaching and professional development

· Participation in collaborative school and community-based initiatives and partnerships

· Expertise in using classroom assessments and student achievement data to inform instruction


· Teach undergraduate and/or graduate Elementary Education field-based methods courses on or off-campus or online

· Supervise clinical residency and related field experiences

· Model technology integration in classroom experiences

· Collaborate with local school systems in the preparation of teachers

· Attend department and program area meetings

· Professional service such as committee assignments and community engagement

Other duties as assigned by the department chairperson

Special Conditions Posting Date 01/13/2022 Closing Date Open Until Screening Begins No Hiring Range Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and name, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references to https:// Your letter of application should specifically address your qualifications for the position and be limited to one or two pages in length. Letters of reference and transcripts will be requested upon interview. If you have questions, contact the search committee chairperson, Dr. Alfred Hall, at Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Instructions to Applicant regarding references

Submit name, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references to https:// Letters of reference and transcripts will be requested upon interview.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • References List
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents