Assistant Professor of Education (Early Childhood)
Requisition Number: 201700054F
Department: Dept of Lang, Literacy and Spec Pop
Experience Requirement: Documented 3 years teaching experience in Early Childhood - 6th grade schools/centers. Advanced preparation in Early Childhood Education. Documented experience in teaching adult learners. Knowledge of standards and research-based curriculum and instruction in early childhood education including EC-6 education. Documented experience in data driven decision making/analysis and assessment. Commitment to teaching in inclusive settings. Evidence of involvement in professional organizations. Commitment to community engagement. Commitment to working with diverse populations and implementing culturally responsive teaching.
Usual Duties: The selected faculty member will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in early childhood education on Huntsville campus and offsite teaching locations, and online; supervise field experiences, initiate and collaborate in research activities leading to scholarly publications and professional conference presentations; pursue and secure external grant funding in the area of early childhood education. Will participate in program area, departmental, college, and university meetings and committees.
Degree Requirements: Earned Doctorate in Education, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Education, or related field. Candidates who are ABD will be considered.
Other Requirements for the Position: Strong agenda for scholarly activities including grants as well as publications. Experience working with field-based school sites. Teach undergraduate and graduate Early Childhood courses. Teach at satellite campus locations, field sites and online, as needed.