Posting Number I01839
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Early Childhood/Elementary Education Assistant Professor
Generalist Position Tenure Track Fall 2022 I01839
Employee Group Faculty
Bargaining Unit APSCUF
Location Main Campus
Department Elementary Education & Early Child
Employment Type Regular FT
The College of Education at Slippery Rock University is seeking candidates for
a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor position as an Early Childhood
Education Generalist in the Elementary/Early Childhood Education Department
beginning Fall 2022.
RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
Teach early childhood education to undergraduate students within the ELEC
PK-4 Program, through a lens of critical pedagogy.
Supervise teacher candidates in on-site field work or student teaching.
Provide academic advisement to undergraduate students.
Teach graduate-level courses in early childhood education.
Establish positive and collaborative relationships with schools and early
childhood programs, facilitating community engagement opportunities
between students and schools.
Participate in service activities within the department, college,
university, and community.
Maintain an exemplary record of scholarly growth.
Evidence of doctoral degree in Early Childhood Education, Curriculum &
Instruction, Instructional/Educational Leadership, or related field. ABD
considered if doctoral degree is completed by August 2022.
Evidence of a minimum of 3 years teaching experience with a demonstrated
commitment to developmentally appropriate early childhood education for
children birth to grade 6.
Evidence of a successful series of interviews and a teaching
demonstration. Letters of reference may be required as part of the
Evidence of a demonstrated commitment to critical pedagogy and the
education of BIPOC students.
Evidence of teaching experience from birth to grade 4 in Title 1,
ethnically diverse, and/or linguistically diverse contexts.
Evidence of experience in undergraduate and graduate course design and
Evidence of educational research, reflective of an awareness and
understanding of current best practice in early childhood education.
Evidence of experience utilizing educational technology in the teaching-
Evidence of experience teaching students within hybrid or online courses.
Evidence of community engagement experience and the skills necessary to
establish collaborative relationships with community or school-based
practitioners in BIPOC early childhood settings.
Posting Date 01/06/2022
Open Until Filled No
Respect for Individuals in the Community
Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages,
and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University
values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate
mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity
that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability,
ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation,
or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the
working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.
Notice of Non-Discrimination
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
national origin, religion, age, disability, or veteran status in its programs
or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of
1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and
other applicable statutes and University policies.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance/Title IX
008 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Special Instructions to Applicants
Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position.
Applicants may upload either official or unofficial transcripts using the
“Transcript” selection under Required Documents
Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates
will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34
Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal
Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. The recommended candidate
will also be required to submit a completed Act 24 form (PDE-6004) prior to
employment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by
February 7, 2022.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you possess a valid and current driver's license?
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Unofficial Transcripts 2
Unofficial Transcripts 3
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (e.g. peer reviews, student evaluations, honors and awards, etc.)