Student Affairs

Assistant Professor or Instructor of Teacher Education Educational Leadership

Weber State University

Ogden, UT United States

Job Description

The Department of Teacher Education at Weber State University is seeking applicants for either a tenure-track assistant professor or a non-tenure instructor position in Teacher Education. The position will be filled based on department needs and candidate qualifications.

 

Job Duties

Assistant Professor Responsibilities:

  • Teach a full-time undergraduate and/or graduate teaching load of 12 hours per semester
  • Participate in departmental, college, and university committees
  • Participate in scholarly activities including publishing, presenting, and/or grant writing
  • Render professional service to campus and community
  • Interact positively with colleagues, students, and local school personnel
  • Supervise students during field experience and student teaching
  • Advise master’s students on Master of Education projects

Instructor Responsibilities:

  • Teach a full-time undergraduate and/or graduate teaching load of 15 hours per semester
  • Participate in departmental, college, and university committees
  • Render professional service to campus and community
  • Interact positively with colleagues, students, and local school personnel
  • Supervise students during field experience and student teaching
  • Advise master’s students on Master of Education projects

Required Qualifications

Specific requirements for the Assistant Professor position:

  • Earned doctorate in education or closely-related field by September 1, 2021
  • At least 3 years higher education administration experience or equivalent;

or

  •  At least 3 years K-12 experience in public or accredited private schools or equivalent

Specific requirements for the Instructor position:

  • Earned master’s degree in education or closely related field by September 1, 2021
  • At least 3 years higher education administration experience or equivalent;

or

  •  At least 3 years K-12 experience in public or accredited private schools or equivalent.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Criteria for Assistant Professor:

Experience

  • Skills/experience in higher education leadership as an administrator or other significant leadership role, or experience as a faculty member in higher education administration or closely related discipline
  • Ability to model current, best teaching theory, and practice
  • Knowledge of higher ed best practices and administration of student affairs and services
  • Evidence of strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice in education
  • Experience working with and teaching students from diverse and/or underrepresented backgrounds
  • Field-based supervision/mentor experience
  • Evidence of scholarly writing (e.g. research, grant writing)
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with others
  • Clear research agenda
  • Experience teaching online/virtual

OR

  • Skills/experience in educational leadership as K-12 leader (Superintendent, Principal, Instructional coach, teacher leader) or experience as a faculty member in teacher education or closely related discipline
  • Ability to model current, best teaching theory, and practice
  • Knowledge of best practices in comprehensive school plans including trauma-informed practices and social-emotional learning practices in K-12 contexts
  • Evidence of strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice in education
  • Experience working with and teaching students from diverse and/or underrepresented backgrounds
  • Field-based supervision/mentor experience
  • Evidence of scholarly writing (e.g. research, grant writing)
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with others
  • Clear research agenda
  • Experience teaching online/virtual

Preferred Criteria for Instructor:

  • Experience in Higher Education
  • Skills/experience in higher education leadership as an administrator or other significant leadership role, or experience as a faculty member in higher education administration or closely related discipline
  • Knowledge of best practices and administration of student affairs and services.
  • Evidence of strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice in education
  • Experience working with and teaching students from diverse and/or underrepresented backgrounds
  • Field-based supervision/mentor experience
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with others
  • Experience teaching online/virtual

OR

Experience K-12 Education

  • Skills/experience in educational leadership as K-12 leader (Superintendent, Principal, Instructional coach, teacher leader) or experience as a faculty member in teacher education or closely related discipline
  • Ability to model current, best teaching theory, and practice
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed practices and social-emotional learning practices.
  • Evidence of strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice in education
  • Experience working with and teaching students from diverse and/or underrepresented background
  • Field-based supervision/mentor experience
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with others
  • Experience teaching online/virtual

Additional Information

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:  WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Open Date: 11/18/2020

Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicants:  Instructor positions are temporary and may be renewed annually at the sole discretion of the university.

 

To apply, please complete the online application and attach a letter of application, academic transcripts, curriculum vitae/resume, three references with contact information, and a sample of scholarly writing.

The review of application materials will begin on January 18, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Weber State University is a comprehensive university founded in 1889. The core values of WSU are Access, Community, and Learning. The university provides lifelong learning opportunities for a diverse spectrum of learners on the main campus in Ogden, at a campus in neighboring Davis County, through Internet-based WSU Online, and outreach efforts throughout the Intermountain West. Over 28,000 students are enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees in business, education, health professions (including Doctor of Nursing Practice), technology, and the liberal arts and sciences. The university is located 35 miles north of Salt Lake City on the western slopes of the Wasatch Mountains. The area offers extensive cultural, educational, and year-round outdoor recreation experiences. Salary and benefits are competitive (retirement program is entirely contributed by WSU at the rate of 14.2% of your annual gross earnings). For further information about Weber State University, browse www.weber.edu

WSU is committed to excellence in the employment of faculty and staff. The university is an equal employment opportunity employer providing opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or marital status. As an affirmative action employer, we encourage applications from women and minorities.

Physical Activity of this position: Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects, including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing only occasionally if ever.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in a typical office or administrative work).

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Requirements

  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Doctorate Required
  • Work Experience: 3 - 5 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

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