Instructor-Fixed Term

East Lansing MI
Aug 02, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

The Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University is seeking outstanding candidates for anticipated fixed-term (non-tenure stream) faculty positions in support of our teacher preparation and master's programs.  These are primarily part-time positions with the possibility that some may be full-time (one academic year appointments) based upon applicant qualifications and program needs.  Primary responsibilities may be at the East Lansing campus or at one of our off-campus sites in Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Chicago.  

Responsibilities may include some combination of the following: teaching preservice or master's level courses in subject matter pedagogy, learners and learning, special education, diversity, action research, curriculum development and integration, or foundational studies in education; field instruction with 5th year interns and assisting with the administration of the teacher preparation program.

Required Degree

Masters -Teacher Education, Education

Desired Degree

Doctorate -Teacher Education, Education

Minimum Requirements

Candidates with a bachelor's and/or master's degree and exceptional experience will be considered, appropriate K-12 teaching and school experience or relevant college-level teaching; evidence of scholarly and professional contributions to state/national professional associations, and leadership in regional or national professional development or curriculum projects.

Required Application Materials

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and names and contact information for at least 3 references.

Special Instructions

We invite inquiries from potentially interested candidatesto the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Corey Drake ( of applications will begin as soon as possible, and will continue until allpositions are filled.

Please see the departmental website for more information about the Teacher Preparation Program ( and College website ( for more information.


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