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The Department of Education at Wake Forest University expects to fill a non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position to begin July 1, 2024. Applicants must hold a PhD or EdD at the time of appointment.
We are a bachelor’s and master’s degree granting department with a strong relationship with and commitment to public schools. Teaching professionals are vital members of the Wake Forest academic community and are essential to fulfilling the core teaching and service missions of the College. This is a permanent, non-tenurable, full-time position with an initial two-year contract.
This position has a 3:3 teaching load and includes instruction and supervision of students in school-based field placements. The primary teaching responsibilities may include EDU 312/612: Teaching Exceptional Children, EDU 316/655: Elementary Literacy Interventions, EDU 307/717: Instructional Design, Assessment, & Technology, EDU 293/365/665: Professional Development Seminars, and other courses as deemed necessary by the department.
Additional Job Description
The applicant should have at least three years of successful teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have taught higher education courses involving special education and/or literacy interventions. Compelling applicants will demonstrate experience with varied K-12 school environments, knowledge of culturally-responsive pedagogies, an openness to interdisciplinary collaboration, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds, including international students, first-generation students, and students who identify as members of historically marginalized communities. Additional responsibilities will entail service to the department, college, and university, including serving on department committees and advising undergraduate students.
Wake Forest is a private collegiate university that balances the personal attention of a liberal arts education with the intellectual vitality and broad opportunities of a research university. Located in Winston-Salem, NC, the University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto Pro Humanitate (for humanity), which encourages students to develop the qualities of human character needed to serve humanity. For quick facts about the University, go to https://admissions.wfu.edu/facts/.
Interested applicants should apply via the University’s career website at: http://www.wfu.careers/. The application should include the following: (1) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s motivation to join our teacher education program; (2) a statement that describes the candidate’s educational philosophy, prior teaching and mentorship experiences, and research interests in education; (3) a current CV; (4) copies of university transcript(s) (official copies only required upon employment); and (5) evidence of teaching excellence (including recent course evaluations if available). Please note materials should be submitted in a single PDF. Letters of recommendation will be requested for short-listed candidates, and references will only be contacted with prior approval.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries about the faculty position or department should be directed to Dr. Alan Brown (Department Chair, email@example.com).
Wake Forest University values an inclusive campus climate and seeks applicants with success in working with diverse populations. We also seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer students richly varied perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. 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.Time Type Requirement
Full timeIn 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.