The Department of Teacher Education at Eastern Michigan University seeks an individual for a full-time, 10-month, tenure track position in teacher education beginning fall 2020. The candidate should have scholarly and teaching experience related to field-based educator preparation.
The Department of Teacher Education at Eastern Michigan University has a long commitment to building a culturally diverse educational environment and preparing graduates for a socially just and democratic society. The department and college have established mutually collaborative relationships with schools and community organizations with the goals of improving educator preparation, improving schools, contributing to the flourishing of local communities, and increasing the number of educators from diverse backgrounds. Candidates must be committed to working with diverse students and community populations. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include teaching and advising students at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. The candidate will be expected to maintain a focus in teaching, scholarship, and service as well as collaborate with colleagues throughout the university. The candidate will be expected to work with students on and off campus, face-to-face and in on-line environments. Candidates should have experience with school and community-engaged teaching and learning approaches and experience and commitment to working with schools and communities to support field-based teacher education.
Doctoral degree in educator preparation or closely related field completed by date of appointment from an accredited institution.
An active research/scholarly agenda and accomplishments related to the appointment.
Expertise and teaching interests within one or more of the following or closely related areas: educational psychology, human development, curriculum and instruction, and quantitative research methodology.
Experience and an expressed interest in mixed methods research.
Prior teaching experience in a P-12 school.
Quantitative and qualitative research expertise
Scholarship on the impact on K-12 students of interventions and educator preparation practices
Teaching experience with field-based educator preparation
Experience with community-engaged teaching and learning approaches.
Experience acquiring or pursuing external funding
Experience mentoring undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students from diverse populations.
The successful candidate will serve an eight-month, tenure track appointment with summer employment contingent on student demand and funding. A competitive salary will be based on qualifications and prior experience with a tenure track appointment at the assistant professor rank. Starting date should be no later than August 31, 2020.
Internal Number: 11241
About Eastern Michigan University
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.