Instructional Assistant Professor and Clinical Assistant Professor
Request/Posting Number 0712064
Classification Title Instructional Assistant Professor and Clinical Assistant Professor
Working Title Instructional Assistant Professor and Clinical Assistant Professor - Creating a Pool
Job Class #
Type of Position Non-Tenure/Adjunct Faculty
Percent Appointment: 1-100 (For Student Employment and Graduate Assistant Only; state hours per week) Varies
Department Teaching and Learning - 05330000
Job Category Faculty - Non-Tenure (Adjunct)
General Summary The School of Teaching and Learning seeks to build a pool of non-tenure track instructor and student teaching supervisor applicants to be drawn from during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applications are accepted continuously and reviewed as vacancies become available. There may not be an actual vacancy at the time you apply. Positions are part time and may only be for one semester, depending on School needs. These positions are represented by the Illinois State University Education Association and may have associated dues or fees.
All applicants with Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level and Secondary teaching experience are encouraged to apply. School needs vary by semester; however, some common needs include: instructors in elementary literacy, early childhood assessment, and early childhood mathematics; early childhood and elementary clinical supervisors; and early childhood and elementary education generalists.
Student Teaching Supervisors:
Mentoring experience is preferred. Supervisors are required to visit placement schools, observe student teachers, provide seminars related to current trends in education, and be available as a mentor to student teachers and cooperating teachers. Supervisors are assigned particular regions and may mentor student teachers from the following programs: early childhood, elementary, elementary bilingual and middle level. We are currently seeking to build pools in the Chicago and surrounding areas and in Central Illinois. Supervisors may be asked to observe in locations up to an hour's drive from their home for the duration of a semester.
Additional Information: The School of Teaching and Learning is home to four undergraduate teacher preparation programs and three graduate programs. In addition, students from every undergraduate teacher preparation program take courses within our school.
We take great pride in providing personal attention to students as we prepare them to take their place as teacher leaders in the nation's schools, as is evident in our mission statement. All programs in the school are fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Illinois State Board of Education.
Required Qualifications 1. Master's degree or higher required.
2. Three years teaching experience and/or related professional education experience.
3. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.
4. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Desired Qualifications: 1. College teaching experience.
2. Mentoring experience.
3. Proficiency in technology.
Necessary Licenses/Certifications/Degrees 1. Master's degree or higher required.
Work Hours Varies
Proposed Starting Date: 08/16/2019 or 01/01/2020
Posting date 05-16-2019
Closing date Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.
Please complete a faculty employment application and attach the required materials.
Application materials must include:
B. Cover letter
C. Reference list (at least three professional references and contact information)
Applications will be reviewed as vacancies become available.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action university encouraging diversity.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.
Contact Information For questions about instruction:
For questions about student teaching supervision:
Departmental Homepage https://education.illinoisstate.edu/about/departments/tch/
Required Applicant Documents PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply For This Posting". Resume/C.V.
Optional Applicant Documents Certification of Retirement Annuity (required for SURS annuitants only)
Civil Service Test Not Applicable
Physical Requirements: Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.