Inst/Ast Prof - Fixed Term

Job description

Job no: 701248
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Teacher Education 10014815
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Union
Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Prof - Fixed Term

Position Summary

The College of Education at Michigan State University invites applications for a fixed-term position as an instructor/assistant professor of global education in the Department of Teacher Education. This position is full-time appointment on a 9-month basis. The job comes with a one-year contract, for possibility of renewal each year and reports directly to the Department Chair.

The successful candidate will assume responsibilities in the areas of teaching, research, and program coordination. Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for 1) creating professional learning communities around global education; 2) coordinating efforts for the Global Educators Cohort Program (GECP); and 3) teaching courses in preservice global education in our teacher preparation program and courses in our master of arts in teaching and curriculum program. A broad interest in language education, co-curricular learning for future global teachers, and ongoing professional development around global education is desired but not required.

Job responsibilities related to GECP coordination include:

  • Coordinating with the Office of Student Affairs (and possibly New Student Orientation) to recruit and welcome students into the GECP through the College of Education Colloquium and onboarding activities;
  • Providing leadership in the planning and development of the GECP;
  • Tracking student progress in meeting program requirements and matriculation through the teacher preparation program;
  • Coordinating first-year GECP immersion learning trip;
  • Working with GECP Director on program development, evaluation and assessment.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

    Required Degree


    Desired Degree


    Minimum Requirements

    Candidates must have experience in preservice global education, student programming, skills collaborating with diverse stakeholders in the development and implementation of academic programming; strong communication and program administration skills; ability to work collaboratively with faculty and K-12 school partners; demonstrated commitment to global education and to meeting the needs of culturally diverse learners; demonstrated commitment to enacting humanizing, antiracist and decolonial pedagogy and practice.

    Desired Qualifications

    A doctorate is preferred, but outstanding candidates with a master’s degree and exceptional experience will be considered. (Doctorate for Ast Prof/Master's for Instructor)

    Experience developing and managing international educational programing, experience planning events; experience with data management and/or program evaluation; experience creating and supporting co-curricular opportunities in global education for future teachers; experience using technology to solve problems.

    Required Application Materials

    Curriculum Vita and Cover Letter, names and contact information for 3 references

    Special Instructions


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    MSU Statement

    Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

    Advertised: Apr 28, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Apr 28, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time




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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/30/2021
    Application Due: 6/29/2021
    Work Type: Full Time