Assistant Professor of Education

Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States
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Job description

Posting Number: 2018493F

Position Type: Faculty

Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants

Work Schedule: FT/9 Month

Department: 134-Education and Counseling

Position Summary
The Department of Education & Counseling at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure-track position with the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the Fall of 2019.

The successful candidate will have earned (or be in the final stages of earning) a Ph.D. or Ed.D in Education and be highly qualified in the areas of elementary education; curriculum and instruction; mixed methods research; and diversity and equity. An ideal candidate should have a strong research agenda that focuses on the elementary school context and/or K-6 teacher development using mixed research methods. Experience working with diverse populations is preferred, as is teaching expertise and the potential to make significant scholarly contributions. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Prior teaching at the elementary level is desirable.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities
The position involves teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, advising students, and conducting research relevant to the candidates area(s) of interest. Courses to be taught include: Educational Research; Psychology of Teaching and Learning; Elementary Teaching Seminar; Methods of Teaching; Child Development, among others.

Minimum Qualifications
1) an earned doctorate from an accredited university in elementary education or a related field;
2) successful teaching experience in higher education;
3) a strong background in curriculum and instruction at the elementary level;
4) an original and sustainable research agenda, which employs mixed research methods and considers issues of diversity or equity in education;
5) research, teaching, and/or service experience that will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community; and
6) excellent communication skills.

Salary Posting Information: Competitive

Salary Band: N/A

Job Classification: Faculty

How to apply

To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/13810

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, but all materials must be received by September 16th.
Further information about the department can be found at http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/artsci/education.html

Applications must included contact information for 3 references who will be contacted via email to submit confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including 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 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Villanova University is a private university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Named for Saint Thomas of Villanova, the school is the oldest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.