FACULTY ASSOCIATE IN SECONDARY SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION
JOB NO.: 93527-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: EDUC/CURRIC & INSTR
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Instructional, Instructional Design
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal
Position Vacancy ID: 93527-AS
Working Title: Faculty Associate in Secondary Social Studies Education
Official Title: FACULTY ASSOCIATE(D92DN) or ASSOC FACULTY ASSOC(D92FN)
Hiring Department: A172000-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/CURRIC & INSTR
FTE: 75% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2018
Term: This position will end on JUNE 30, 2020.
Minimum $80,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Ph.D. with extensive experience in 6-12 teaching and/or teacher education.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Candidates must have minimum of three years' experience teaching social studies at the secondary level. Candidates should also have excellent interpersonal, teamwork, written and oral communication skills, and an exceptional record of classroom instruction.
Commitment to social justice, equity, inclusion, diversity, asset-based perspective, and evidence-based teaching practices required.
Certification and experience in working with English Language Learners, including curricular innovation in ESL methods that can further enhance our secondary teacher certification program.
License or certificate:
This is a 12-month, non-tenure-track, full-time, faculty associate position. The successful candidate will teach courses, advise and assist teacher candidates, build and maintain relationships with field staff and school members, manage and mentor supervisors, and promote the enrollment growth of the program with special attention to the recruitment of a diverse candidate pool.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the UW-Madison Department of Curriculum & Instruction, ranked #1 by U.S. News, as a Faculty Associate to teach in a cutting-edge, joint ESL/Secondary Masters program for teacher certification. The Department of Curriculum & Instruction is home to a number of research-based teacher certification programs. These programs are designed around practice-based field experiences in which students observe, assist, and teach in both classrooms and out-of-school educational programs as they work toward earning their initial educator licenses. The new masters-level program in secondary teacher education is at the forefront of a new approach for preparing teachers in both a content area and in teaching English as a second language. We are seeking a faculty associate to teach core social studies pedagogical methods in the program and to work with area schools to find appropriate practicum and student teaching placements for students.
Candidates should have three (or more) years of experience teaching school social studies at the secondary level. Candidates should also have excellent interpersonal, teamwork, written and oral communication skills, and an exceptional record of classroom instruction and curricular innovation in social studies education methods that can further enhance our program.
The Department of Curriculum & Instruction has a strong commitment to disability, racial, ethnic, linguistic, gender, and sexual diversity and seeks applications from members of historically underrepresented groups and those who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity.
This position may be made renewable depending on funding and department need.
Instructions to applicants:
Applications should include the following uploaded documents: 1) Letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae. Please provide the names and contact information of three references.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Feb 19 2018 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Mar 19 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time