Visiting Assistant Professor - Education and Youth Studies
The Department of Education and Youth Studies at Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position (non-tenure track, with possibility for renewal for a second year) beginning in Fall of 2021. The position requires teaching one or two sections of an introductory foundations of education course (psychological perspectives in education, and/or historical/philosophical perspectives in education), a teaching methods course (language and literacy experience required), and other courses based on the needs of the teacher education program and the department. The teaching load is 3-2.
Qualifications: PhD., Ed.D. or ABD in education. Teaching experience in US K-12 schools is preferred. Commitment to, and excellence in undergraduate teaching is required.
We invite applicants to demonstrate in their letter of application how they can contribute to the department’s core mission of social justice education by adding to both its teacher education and non-certification program. We encourage applicants to discuss in their letter of application how their previous professional and academic experiences might contribute to or strengthen a department committed to preparing teachers and educators working in the broad field of educational services for the increasingly diverse classroom and society our graduates will encounter.
Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.
Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.
AA/EEOPosting Date01/08/2021Closing Dateuntil filledOfficeEducation and Youth StudiesTenure Track PositionNoHow to Apply
Interested candidates should include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, two recent letters of recommendation, and other supporting materials you would like for us to consider.
Review of applications begins on Feb 10 and continues until the position is filled. If you have questions about the search, you may contact the Chair of the department, Dr. Jingjing Lou, at [email protected]