Assistant Professor Education
Assistant Professor Education
START DATE AUGUST 2021
The teacher education program at Bridgewater College seeks a full-time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor with expertise in literacy education in P-12 schools. The successful candidate will join a growing and dynamic teacher education program faculty at a liberal arts college instructing P-6, 6-12 and P-12 literacy courses. Additional responsibilities will include recruiting, advising, and mentoring students; participating in departmental and committee tasks; and maintaining an active scholarly agenda. This position will start August 2021.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in education with a specialization in literacy, or closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate successful higher education teaching experience in literacy and current or former teaching experience as a literacy or reading specialist in P-12 education, the ability to work in a team environment, and the ability to relate their professional experience and knowledge to the needs and interests of a diverse student body in a small college environment.
MISSION: Bridgewater College is a residential liberal arts college of about 1600 students with a vibrant core curriculum and a growing focus on undergraduate research. The College emphasizes creativity and innovation in pedagogy and research. Successful faculty members are dedicated to advising and mentoring students, contributing to campus-wide faculty initiatives, and maintaining an active research agenda. Bridgewater seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our commitment to the breadth and depth of learning as well as diversity and inclusion. Therefore, application materials should address how you might contribute to the College’s liberal arts mission or ways that this mission informs your vocation as teacher and scholar.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Bridgewater College was founded in 1880 as the first coeducational college in Virginia. Bridgewater offers bachelor’s degrees in approximately 60 majors and minors, along with four graduate programs, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, and teacher licensure. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 23 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant residential campus is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, one of the state's lowest crime rates, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.
APPLY: Please complete the online application at http://www.bridgewater.edu/careers attaching a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, copies of graduate and post-graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references to [email protected]
DEADLINE: Full consideration will be given to those applicants who submit application materials by March 5, 2021.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Dr. Barbara Long, Division Head of Professional Studies at [email protected] or 540-828-5771.
Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider, committed to employing a diverse faculty and staff, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups.
Bridgewater College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, veteran status, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, or other college programs and activities, or with regard to employment.
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