Assistant Professor of Childhood Education
The Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Childhood Education position.
Posting Date: May 8, 2017
Review Date: Review of applications will begin June 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-January-2017.pdf or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: August 2017
Description of Responsibilities:
The Assistant Professor of Childhood Education will teach childhood methods and practicum in our clinically-enhanced childhood program, and could also teach courses in literacy education, other methods of education, and/or supervise student teaching depending on interests and expertise. Will coordinate communication among, and collaborate with, Curriculum and Instruction Department faculty who deliver the program, Arts and Sciences faculty who co-deliver the concentration content courses, and with area urban, rural and suburban partner schools. These programs are committed to authentic learning and teaching for social justice, and have a wide range of Professional School Partnerships in diverse contexts.
In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Childhood Education, Curriculum & Instruction, or related field or ABD with completion of degree within two years of appointment.
Preferred Qualifications: Diverse K-6 teaching experience, higher education teaching experience in childhood education, literacy and/or language arts education preferred. Demonstrated commitment to teaching for social justice and collaboration with schools.
To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to:
If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:
Marcia M. Burrell, Department Chair
Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered.
Description of Department: The Curriculum & Instruction Department has been a central part of the college’s history since 1861, when the first programs in elementary education were offered. The department consists of 31 full-time faculty, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in childhood education, adolescence education TESOL education, literacy education and special education. New programs designed to meet the high quality teacher certification standards of New York State – coupled with the School of Education’s national accreditation, a variety of professional development school initiatives, strong collaboration with Arts & Sciences faculty, and a supportive administrative team – make SUNY Oswego an exciting place to build a successful career. The School of Education Diversity Policy addresses the commitment to social justice and preparing students for multicultural and global communities.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.
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