Tenure-Track, Rank Open Faculty in Elementary/Early Childhood Education

Employer
University of North Alabama
Location
Florence, Alabama
Salary
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Faculty Jobs
Education, Child Development & Family Studies, Teacher Education

Job Details

The University of North Alabama’s College of Education & Human Sciences is accepting applications for the position of Tenure-Track, Rank Open faculty in Elementary/Early Childhood Education within the department of Teaching, Learning, & Leadership.  Salary will be commensurate with degree, rank, and experience. The Educator Preparation Program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and approved by the Alabama State Department of Education. Appointment will be effective Fall 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately. We have two faculty lines open to be filled from this posting.

Essential job duties for this position include the following: The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate classes in Elementary and/or Early Childhood Education; ability to advise students; and ability to work with students as well as P-6 schools and administrators. Additional duties shall include: performance of university and community service initiatives; active and involved leadership role in college and university committees; and involvement with research activities.

Minimum qualifications include: Earned doctorate in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, or a closely-related field from an accredited university is required (ABD will be considered). A closely-related field in education (i.e. curriculum and instruction) will be considered if the applicant possesses a minimum of 30 graduate hours in Elementary or Early Childhood Education; Eligibility to possess teaching credentials in Elementary Education and/or Early Childhood Education is required; Recent, successful P-6 experience is required; Experience in and/or the ability to deliver online instruction is required; Teaching experience at the college/university level is preferred; Interest in or experience directing student research is preferred; and experience in supervision of interns in the P-12 setting is preferred.

To view a complete job description and/or apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/6103.  Please be prepared to upload, at the time of application, a cover letter, resume/cv, reference list with contact information for at least three professional/academic references, and one-page diversity statement.  Information regarding the diversity statement may be found here: https://www.una.edu/humanresources/files/forms-links/diversity_statement_faculty.pdf.

This position also requires that applicants submit unofficial or official transcripts. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate but unofficial copies will be accepted for the application process. For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.

Organization

Established in 1830 as LaGrange College, the University of North Alabama has a rich history including the distinction of being the first state-supported teachers college in the South. The school's 130-acre campus is located in the historic district of Florence, Alabama, on the Tennessee River. Students come from around the country and world, but UNA is largely a regional university with about 70% of students coming from Alabama. Students can choose from more than 60 majors with professional fields in business, education, and nursing being most popular. Academic programs are supported by a 23 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 25. On the athletic front, the UNA Lions compete in the NCAA Division I ASUN Conference. If you visit campus, be sure to check out Leo II, the campus's resident African lion.

"As a regional, state-assisted institution of higher education, the University of North Alabama pursues its Mission of engaging in teaching, research, and service in order to provide educational opportunities for students, an environment for discovery and creative accomplishment, and a variety of outreach activities meeting the professional, civic, social, cultural, and economic development needs of our region in the context of a global community."

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Telephone
256-765-4291
Location
One Harrison Plaza
UNA Box 5043
Florence
Alabama
35632-0001
United States

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