Assistant Professor of Education, Bilingual Education

Department: Education

Position Summary: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Bilingual and English as a Second Language Education program. In addition, the successful candidate must have a minimum of three years teaching experience in U.S. P-12 schools and meet Illinois qualifications for Bilingual/ESL endorsement. We seek candidates with outstanding teaching skills, a record of successful work with non-traditional or diverse student populations, and evidence of potential for scholarship in the field of education, as well as for leadership and service to the community and university. Through its strategic plan, Vision 2020, GSU emphasizes excellence, access, and innovation. Students benefit from the universitya€™s high academic quality, range of convenient class times, increasing hybrid and online offerings, and outstanding educational value. Our innovative freshman program promotes writing across the curriculum and other strategies that make our undergraduate coursework come alive: ethics, citizenship, innovative thinking. Every freshman class is taught by a full-time faculty member to ensure that students have a strong foundation for their studies. GSU is a national leader in successful transfer of community college students to universities, and is leading through the Kresge-supported Dual Degree Program, with features such as tuition lock-in at GSU for academically eligible community college students who commit to earn an Associate Degree and attend college full-time. GSU offers a wide variety of mastera€™s programs and several applied doctoral degrees in health, counseling fields, and Interdisciplinary Leadership. The exceptionally beautiful campus is conveniently located within easy reach by road and rail to Chicago and surrounding communities that have a wealth of cultural and natural attractions. The highly diverse region GSU serves has a number of high performing schools and engaged communities in urban, suburban, and rural settings, in addition to some struggling communities. GSU serves as a public square, working to foster educational opportunities for all populations.

Minimum Qualifications: 1. Three years successful teaching experience in accredited U.S. P-12 schools 2. Earned Ph.D. in education, preferably in the area of Bilingual/ESL P-12 education (Ph.D. ABD with candidacy in the final stages of completion will be considered.) 3. Have or meet qualifications for Illinois State Board of Education endorsement in Bilingual or ESL 4. Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate Bilingual and ESL Education courses for pre-service and in-service P-12 5. Documented ability to make intellectual contributions through scholarly publications/presentations consistent with the maintenance of AQ (a€œAcademically Qualifieda€) faculty status under accreditation standards

Preferred Qualifications: 1. Interest in and demonstrated ability to develop and teach online courses 2. Experience working with NCATE or CAEP accreditation. 3. Work with curriculum design or redesign 4. Scholarly publication/presentations with referred journals/conferences

Work Schedule:

Type of Position Being Requested: Faculty, Tenure Track

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Collective Bargaining Status of Position: Unionized

FLSA Status: Exempt

Posting Number: FA0156P

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