Position Title Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Elementary
Education, Literacy Instruction and Assessment
Position Category Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)
UVU has the largest student enrollment among public universities in the state,
with 40,000+ students, including concurrent enrollment. It is one of a growing
number of institutions in the nation offering an integrated dual-mission model
that combines the rigor and richness of a first-rate teaching university with
the openness and vocational programs of a community college.
Under the direction of the dean and the chair of the Department of Elementary
Education, this position will teach undergraduate teacher education courses in
elementary literacy instruction and assessment and other courses as deemed
appropriate, potentially including graduate courses; engage with partner
school district teachers and administrators in clinical teacher preparation as
well as in supervision of students in field placements, student teachers, and
interns; provide service to the university and community, support
collegiality, and uphold professional and ethical standards; engage in
scholarly activities and/or creative endeavors which contribute to the
academic mission of the university, School of Education, and profession;
support the implementation of a teacher performance assessment and the
Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctorate degree in a field
directly related to the area of instruction (or ABD – doctorate must be in
hand by position start date).
Two years of successful K-12 teaching experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of current research-based content, skills, and dispositions
required to teach Elementary Literacy Instruction and Assessment and other
Knowledge of current trends and innovations in preservice teacher
education, including clinical programming and teacher performance
Knowledge of effective supervisory practices related to preservice teacher
Knowledge of and willingness to uphold professional and ethical teaching
Skill in managing a productive environment for teaching and learning.
Skill in providing timely and effective feedback to preservice teachers.
Excellent communication skills.
Skill in elementary subject matter integration.
Ability to teach effectively in an inclusive and engaged student-centered
Ability to engage in critical professional issues and innovations,
including teacher performance assessments.
Ability to communicate and interact positively with colleagues, students,
and K-12 personnel.
Ability to serve on School of Education, university, and other
Ability to uphold a collegial teaching and working environment.
At least two years of successful college/university-level teaching experience
in a teacher education program.
Evidence of scholarly pursuits and potential.
Frequently standing, walking, and sitting. Frequent use of fine-hand
manipulation associated with the use of a computer. Consistently talking,
hearing, and speaking.
Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment.
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications
and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or
pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by
applicable federal, state, or local law.
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave
policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options,
life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for
employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement
Pay Range DOQ
Advertisement Number FAC23921
Open Date 01/07/2022
Review Start Date 02/07/2022
Close Date 03/01/2022
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant
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Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
Are you legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship?
Documents Needed to Apply
Evidence of Degree (copy of transcript OR diploma)
License or Certification
Other Document #1
Other Document #2
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2