Assistant Professor Curriculum & Instruction with Online Expertise

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Position Information

Present Position NumberF0350WRole TitleAssistant Professor/9-MthPosition TitleAssistant Professor Curriculum & Instruction with Online ExpertisePosition Summary

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the William & Mary School of Education seeks to fill a nine-month, full-time position for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor with expertise in online teaching and program development. The department offers undergraduate and graduate programs in elementary and secondary education, special education, literacy leadership, gifted education, English as a second language (ESL) & bilingual education, and a dual endorsement in ESL. The department is also home to a new bachelor’s degree in elementary education and an interdisciplinary minor in educational studies offered in partnership with several departments in Arts & Sciences. The School of Education is housed in a state-of-the-art teaching facility. Further information about William & Mary’s School of Education can be accessed at:

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in one or more of the program areas offered by the department. The faculty member will work with colleagues in C&I and an external partner to develop a new online master’s degree in education. This position includes a two-course-per-semester teaching load with opportunities to teach in the summer. Courses will be offered in online, hybrid, and/or face-to-face formats. Active participation in department, school, and institutional governance and outreach is expected.

The faculty member will join a team of highly collaborative K-12 faculty in curriculum and instruction who work closely with colleagues throughout the university on research, teaching, and service projects.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate in one of the fields served by curriculum & instruction faculty by the time of the appointment (August 2020) and have expertise in online teaching and course development. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda and a demonstrated record of peer-reviewed publications, along with professional presentations at state, national, and/or international levels. The successful candidate must have a minimum of three years of experience teaching in K-12 education settings, demonstrated familiarity with U.S. schools, and potential for preparing licensed teachers.

Preferred Qualifications

The candidate should demonstrate a dedication to teacher preparation, collaboration, and reflective practice. Experience with standardized curricula, instruction, and assessment in U.S. schools is highly desired. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate: a) evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level(s), particularly in online formats; b) evidence of success working in teacher preparation programs; c) a strong commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice and culturally responsive teaching practices; d) experience working collaboratively with K-12 schools; and e) evidence of potential to secure external funding.

Department3M3100 Education Dean's OfficeLocationWilliam & MaryJob Open Date09/18/2019Review Begin Date10/18/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledNoJob CategoryInstructional FacultySpecial Application Instructions

Review of application materials will begin October 18, 2019. For full consideration all materials must be received by the review date. Materials received after the review date will be considered if needed.

Application materials should include:
1) A cover letter describing qualifications for the position, including academic preparation, research agenda, evidence of effective online teaching at the university level, and experiences in K-12 school settings
2) A curriculum vitae
3) Two examples of scholarly writing
4) A one-page statement explaining how the candidate’s teaching and research agenda can advance equity, inclusion, and/or social justice in teacher preparation, schools and/or communities
5) The names and contact information for three professional references. (The search committee will contact semi-finalists’ references directly).

Application materials should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Elizabeth Talbott.

Background Check Statement

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

William & Mary is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access employer and actively encourages applications from minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    Required DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Other Doc
    4. Candidate Statement
    5. Writing Sample
    Optional Documents
    1. Other 2
    2. Other 3




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    Posted: 9/20/2019
    Application Due: 12/19/2019
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