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Assistant Professor Elementary Education

Employer
Georgia Southern University
Location
Statesboro

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Education, Special Education, Teacher Education
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Assistant Professor Elementary Education

Job ID: 267159
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.



Location

Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Department of Elementary and Special Education

Dr. Jarvais Jackson, Search Chair

Electronic mail: jarvaisjackson@georgiasouthern.edu

Telephone: 912-478-5204

Job Summary

The College of Education offers undergraduate and graduate programs to prepare students for work in public and private education, community agencies, and higher education. The Department of Elementary and Special Education is committed to preparing reflective educators who work collaboratively and effectively with diverse students in public schools by using current research to inform their practices. The Georgia Professional Standards Commission and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation accredit the College of Education. The individual hired in this position is expected to contribute to the college's goals of continued excellence and innovation in teaching, research, and service.

Reporting to the department chair, the Assistant Professor of Elementary Education will be assigned to the Statesboro Campus and is expected to collaborate with faculty across the College of Education; teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in curriculum and instruction and elementary education; supervise and assist with field experiences; maintain an active research agenda, including regular publications, professional presentations, and external grant proposals in teacher education; use instructional technology; and perform service to the college, university, and local community. The position is an academic (10-month) tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications

Earned terminal degree in Elementary Education, Curriculum and Instruction, or a closely related field, by August 1, 2024.

Minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience in grades P-8 schools.

Ability and willingness to teach face-to-face and online classes.

Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives.

Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.

Demonstrated commitment to advancing a strong and growing research and scholarship agenda and the production of research/creative activities as appropriate to the discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching in grades P-5 in a U.S. public school setting.

Experience supervising pre-service teacher candidates and/or practicum students in field placements.

Experience in developing and teaching face-to-face and online education courses at the university level.

Demonstrated effectiveness in the use of technology.

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience.

This is an exempt position paid on a monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

KNOWLEDGE
Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

SKILLS
Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Screening of applications begins February 16, 2024 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start date is August 1, 2024.

Conditions of Employment

All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.

Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.

Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.

Background Check
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