Visiting Clinical Instructor, Department of Education

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-19
Req: R0003079
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Job Description Summary

Job Description:

The Department of Education at Wake Forest University expects to fill a non-tenure track Visiting Clinical Instructor position to begin July 2021. The initial term of this appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal. Applicants must hold at least a Master’s degree at the time of appointment. The applicant should have at least five years of successful teaching experience in diverse and inclusive school environments and a commitment to service and community engagement.

We are a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree granting department with a strong relationship with and commitment to public schools. This position includes a 3:3 teaching load and supervision of pre-service teacher candidates in school-based field placements. Teaching responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following courses based on the qualifications of the applicant and the needs of the department: Field Lab I; Methodology & Management Lab: Elementary; Student Teaching: Elementary and Secondary; Professional Development Seminar: Elementary and Secondary; Instructional Design, Assessment, and Technology; Introduction to Secondary Education; and Teaching Exceptional Children. Other responsibilities will include service to the department and undergraduate advising.

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities. With more than 5,200 undergraduates and 3,200 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “Pro Humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to

Interested applicants should apply via the University’s career website at: The application should be submitted as a single PDF file, which includes all of the following: (1) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s motivation to join our teacher education program; (2) a CV with contact information for three professional references; (3) a statement that describes the candidate’s educational philosophy and prior teaching and mentorship experiences; and (4) copies of university transcript(s) (official copies only required upon employment). References will be contacted only for short-listed candidates, with their prior approval. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. If access to the internet is an issue, a hard copy of the application can be submitted to Dr. Alan Brown, Wake Forest University, Department of Education, P.O. Box 7266, Winston-Salem, NC 27109.

Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to Inquiries about the faculty position or department should be directed to Dr. Alan Brown (Department Chair,

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for final candidates upon their acceptance of an offer of employment.

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Full time

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/21/2021
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time