Assistant Professor in Childhood Education

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Assistant Professor in Childhood Education


Date: February 18, 2019
Title: Assistant Professor in Childhood Education
Date Needed: August 2019

Description: The Department of Education at Hartwick College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in August 2019, pending final administrative approval. We seek candidates with expertise in Childhood Education, with preference given to those with and knowledge of and experience in research based Literacy Instruction/and or Special Education. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Education, Special Education, Reading and Literacy or a related field with a focus in research-based Literacy Instruction and/or Special Education (ABD with designated completion date will be considered) by the time of the appointment; a teaching certificate with a minimum of three years teaching at the elementary level; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively; a beginning record of scholarly output and a commitment to the Department’s vision of public education as a vehicle for achieving social, economic and environmental justice and equity. Specific teaching assignments will include Methods of Teaching Childhood Education, Introduction to Educational Psychology, Developmental Literacy Skills and possibly general education courses, including First Year Seminars. Teaching load will average 20 semester credit hours or their equivalent per academic year, and all faculty members teach during the College’s distinctive four-week January Term. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching, active engagement in scholarly or creative activities, and working closely with students in a small college environment. Committee service and academic advising also are expected for tenure and promotion.

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

To apply, please send:

  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae;
  • statements of teaching philosophy and research interests;
  • evidence of teaching and scholarly excellence or the potential for it;
  • Diversity Statement – a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement;
  • and three letters of reference sent directly by your referees.

Letters should be addressed to Dr. Elizabeth Bloom, Department Chair, and all materials must be sent electronically to [email protected] with Education in the Subject Line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.




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Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 7/25/2019
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