Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education (Tenure Track) (2 Available Positions)
The School of Education within the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (Tenure Track). Primary responsibilities will reside in Early Childhood Education and Human Development. The positions are expected to begin August 15, 2020.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses via on-campus and/or a variety of distance delivery modes; supervise early childhood education candidates’ field activities in practicum and/or student teaching placements; serve as a program coordinator for the early childhood education program; advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; maintain an active program of research and scholarly activity and publish in peer-reviewed journals within an area of early childhood specialization; provide service to the university, school, public schools, and professional community; participate in program review, program assessment, and accreditation activities including data analysis; contribute to the mission statement of the university, college, and school; and other duties as assigned.
Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Education and Human Development, or Elementary Education. Degrees in other related areas may be considered if candidate reasonably meets position qualifications. All applicants must have a doctoral degree by August 1, 2020.
Teaching experience beyond internships/student teaching in early childhood education (pre-kindergarten through 5th grade) public or private school settings; in U.S. or international location.
Expertise in one or more of the following early childhood education areas: early childhood assessment, foundations of math and science (preschool/kindergarten), foundations of literacy and writing (preschool/kindergarten), diversity and inclusive classrooms, and primary reading and writing.
Demonstrated capacity for successful teaching in higher education.
Demonstrated capacity for successful scholarship.
Demonstrated capacity for contribution to the service expectations.
Three or more years of successful lead teaching experience in early childhood education (pre-kindergarten through 5th grade) public or private school settings; in U.S. or international location.
Scholarly research activity related to early childhood education or early childhood special education (pre-kindergarten through 5th grade).
Experience in grant writing and/or grant implementation.
Experience in teaching early childhood education candidates in higher education.
Experience in supervision of field experience of early childhood education candidates in early childhood education.
Effective leadership experience as demonstrated by program development, program coordination, or similar activities.
Experience in program review, program assessment, and accreditation activities including data analysis
Demonstrated effectiveness in working on collaborative teams.
Knowledge, experience, or research that contributes to the university, college, and school mission statements.
A cover letter describing: a) how he/she meets the minimum and preferred qualifications described above, b) research/scholarly agenda including a description of plans for the next five years, c) student evaluation ratings from courses taught in higher education [if available], and d) an inclusion and diversity statement that outlines his/her beliefs of differentiation in early childhood classrooms.
A list of three names of references (complete with title, address, email address, and phone number).
One to three scholarly publications (if available)
Review of applications will commence October 15, 2019
Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to: Dr. Mary Boat, Director, School of Education Mary.Boat@uc.edu; 513-556-3817
Inquiries regarding the application submission process should be directed to: Kourtney Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org; 513-556-6515
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