CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (ELEMENTARY EDUCATION - GENERALIST)

Location
East Town, Hardin County / Elizabethtown, Hardin County / Glendale, Hardin County
Posted
Apr 29, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY

SCHOOL OF TEACHER EDUCATION

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (ELEMENTARY EDUCATION - GENERALIST)
ELIZABETHTOWN CAMPUS
Western Kentucky University (WKU), School of Teacher Education, is seeking candidates for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor Faculty position at the Elizabethtown Regional Campus. The start date for the position is August 15, 2014.
Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate instruction in elementary education methods, Teacher Leader Endorsement program, and general methods; placement and supervision of students; and participation in field-based instructional programs. Non-instructional duties include graduate student advisement, serving as liaison between the Elizabethtown campus and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) as well as Western Kentucky University main campus, student recruitment, university and departmental public service, and relevant scholarly activity.
Qualifications: Requirements for the position include an Earned Doctorate (ABD will be considered) from a regionally accredited university with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction or equivalent, Elementary Education certification, at least three years of successful public school teaching in a general education classroom at the elementary level (K-6) , a familiarity with diverse educational settings, and an appreciation for and experience in collaborative partnerships in public schools. Candidates should have an ability to integrate technology into instruction, and have a commitment to alternative methods of program delivery including; but not limited to. distance learning and web-based instruction.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, vita, three letters of professional reference, and an official transcript by email to:
Dr. S. Kay Gandy
Elementary Education Search Committee Co-Chair
School of Teacher Education
Western Kentucky University
Phone: 270-745-2991
Email: kay.gandy@wku.edu
Review of applications will begin May 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.wku.edu
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or marital status in admission to career
and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.

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