SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND SOCIETY
DEPARTMENT OF TEACHER EDUCATION
Position: GENERALIST CLINICAL FACULTY/PROFESSIONAL LICENSED POSITION, Continuing non-tenure-track.
Responsibilities: Work with teachers and principals in Miami University Partner schools and teach general teacher education courses related to background and experience. This might include teaching introduction to education courses; classroom management; method courses; supervising of field-based program experiences; advising undergraduate students; providing service to the university, schools and the profession.
Required Qualifications: Earned Masters or Doctorate in some area of teacher education with an emphasis in middle school or secondary education. A minimum of 5 years of effective teaching experience and background in working with diverse student populations in grades 4-12.
Desired Qualifications: (a) use of technology in teaching and experience with online teaching, (b) inclusionary experience teaching in culturally, linguistically diverse, urban, or international settings, (c) scholarly productivity in middle school or secondary education, (d) participation and membership in related state and national professional organizations, (e) experience with school-university partnerships, (f) the ability to contribute to existing strengths and initiatives, such as preparing teachers to work with English Language Learners or students with special learning needs, (g) international/multicultural experience/focus.
Application Process: Candidates submit a letter of application detailing their interest and qualifications and a full curriculum vitae as attachments (Word documents or pdfs) in an email (subject heading - EDT Generalist Search) to email@example.com . Please also have three current letters of reference emailed as attachments (Word documents or pdfs) to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Screening: Screening of applications will begin on January 22nd, 2013 and continue until position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. James Shiveley at (513) 529-6450 or email@example.com .
The Department of Teacher Education: The Department of Teacher Education is an intellectually diverse department working in a technologically enhanced setting. It admits about 450 new students into its programs annually. The instructional staff includes 30 tenure-track faculty and a number of full-time visiting positions and part-time positions. Visit the department’s website for detailed information at http://www.MiamiOH.edu/eap/departments/edt .
School of Education, Health & Society: The mission of the School of Education, Health and Society at Miami University is to prepare transformative leaders. Through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and community partnerships, the school provides dynamic and innovative programs that encourage international perspectives. Our integrated human experience prepares graduates to generate knowledge, educate, serve, and promote well-being in diverse and global settings through ethical, democratic practices.
Faculty members work in an environment that promotes a holistic approach to both teaching and research. They are encouraged to align their teaching, scholarship, and service in an interdisciplinary fashion in order to promote aggressive solutions to the issues faced by our society. The School of Education, Health and Society celebrates the opportunities for cross-departmental collaboration facilitated by the five departments (Educational Leadership, Educational Psychology, Family Studies and Social Work, Kinesiology and Health, and Teacher Education) in our division. It is our belief that the synergy from this comprehensive approach creates the kind of integrated human experience that is essential to excellence in research and teaching.