Instructor - Childhood/Early Childhood Education

Cortland, NY
Sep 18, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Details

Budget TitleINSTRUCTOR 10 MONTHSCampus TitleInstructor - Childhood/Early Childhood EducationSchool/DivisionAcademic Affairs, Division ofDepartmentChildhood/Early Childhood EducationFaculty Sub-TypeFT FacultySalary LevelA5Salary RangeMid $50'sPosition EffortFull-TimeIf Part-Time, enter FTE:If Temporary, enter End Date:Position Summary

SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure track faculty contribute to the College’s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education, Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.

Major Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise and work with students to support their success, observe student teachers, work in professional development schools, maintain a productive research agenda, participate in the affairs of the department, the School of Education and College, including but not limited to committee work and curriculum development, and guide and participate in ongoing data collection and analysis to productively participate in program review and accreditation.

Functional and Supervisory Relationships

Reports to the academic department chair.

Required Qualifications

A master’s degree in education, curriculum and instruction or a closely related field; knowledge of childhood/elementary education curriculum, current national standards and best practices for teaching children from Birth through Grade 6; demonstrated potential for research and scholarly productivity; use of professional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

An earned doctorate in education, curriculum and instruction or a closely related field. Minimum three years’ successful teaching experience in early childhood and/or elementary school settings; demonstrated knowledge of and experience in teaching culturally, racially and/or linguistically diverse learners in urban and/or rural environments; a minimum of 3 years’ successful college teaching experience including working with students and groups from underrepresented backgrounds; prior experience teaching pedagogical methods courses for preservice teachers; experience working collaboratively across diverse settings including in professional development schools or partnerships with P-6 schools.

EEO Statement

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Posting NumberF20006Open Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Mail unofficial graduate transcripts relevant to the position to: Dr. Susan Stratton, Chair, Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department, SUNY Cortland, P.O. Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13045-0900.

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    1. Curriculum Vita or Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)
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