Assistant Professor of Education

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Job description

Trinity Washington University, a comprehensive university in the nation’s capital, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Education in the College of Arts and Sciences, Trinity’s historic college for undergraduate women.

Qualifications:

Trinity seeks a candidate with a doctorate in Education, a record of effective teaching at the college level, an active research agenda, and experience working in urban education (elementary and early childhood candidates may apply). The successful candidate will have knowledge of and experience with local educational programs and institutions, from DCPS to local charter schools to local early childhood education centers. Experience in administering education programs is desirable.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be prepared to teach a variety of courses in elementary and early childhood education in the undergraduate teacher education program. Courses may include but are not limited to: Foundations of Education, Reading Materials, Emergent Literacy, Classroom Management, and Assessment. Responsibilities also include finding creative ways to enhance and build the program; building and leveraging relationships with public and private institutions responsible for the education of children; recruiting adjuncts, providing mentorship, and systematically evaluating teaching effectiveness; advising students and supervising student teaching; and working closely with administrators in both the College of Arts and Sciences and Trinity’s School of Education on curriculum development, accreditation, and other relevant initiatives.

Candidates invited for a campus interview will be asked to provide official transcripts for all degrees earned, sample course syllabi, course evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three professional references. The campus interview will include a teaching demonstration. Candidates who can demonstrate knowledge of and facility with collaborative and engaged pedagogies will be most competitive for this role.

How to apply

Please submit a letter of application and c.v. to:trinityjobs@trinitydc.edu . Review of applications will continue until an appointment is made. Trinity is dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

In the subject line, please enter your last name and position title (e.g. “Smith – Assistant Professor of Education”) . Review of applications will continue until an appointment is made.

Trinity is dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

Trinity is a comprehensive institution offering a broad range of educational programs that prepare students across the lifespan for the intellectual, ethical and spiritual dimensions of contemporary work, civic and family life.