Visiting Assistant Professor of Education (History)

Decorah, Winneshiek County
Jan 23, 2014
Luther College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Education (History). This is a two-year, non-tenure track leave replacement position beginning late August 2014; renewal for second year based on positive performance. QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred; ABD or master’s degree considered (instructor rank). The successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence in a private liberal arts setting. Minimum five years recent experience of teaching middle and/or high school social studies required. RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching duties will include introductory and advanced teaching methods for secondary social studies. Course assignments may also include Educational Psychology, The Diverse and Exceptional Learner, supervision of introductory practica, interdisciplinary courses, and/or supervision of student teachers. Advising may be a responsibility in the second year. The non-tenure track teaching load at Luther College is seven courses per year (spread over spring and fall semesters and a January term). STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY: Luther College is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences that will contribute to this goal. APPLICATION INFORMATION: Review of applications begins February 17, 2014 and continues until position is filled. A complete dossier includes: • letter of application describing teaching and research interests and experience • curriculum vitae • teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence • course syllabi, if available • unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts • three letters of recommendation. Apply at INQUIRIES: Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Debrah Fordice, Search Committee Chair, Luther College, Decorah, IA 52101; phone: (563) 387-1196; email: Additional information about the college is available by visiting the college website, Questions regarding the application process should be directed to