Required Relevant Education & Experience:
An earned doctorate or ABD in Education or related area and training/experience in one or more subject-matter content methods. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a collegial or team-oriented departmental environment and exhibit a willingness to develop professionally. At least three years of successful teaching in a P-12 school setting is also required.
About the Institution:
Established in 1865, Indiana State University is a four-year public university that integrates teaching, research, and creative activity in an engaging, challenging, and supportive learning environment to prepare productive citizens of the world. Indiana State is dedicated to teaching and the creation of knowledge while maintaining its longstanding commitment to inclusiveness.
Located in Southwest Indiana, Indiana State University is conveniently located 10 minutes from I-70 making trips to Indianapolis, St. Louis, Chicago and Cincinnati easily accessible. Indiana State University sits in the central part of downtown Terre Haute making the commute to shopping, food, housing, arts, sports and entertainment within 15 minutes to campus.
Indiana State University has been listed by both Forbes and the Princeton Review as one of the top schools in the Midwest for the 5th and 13th year, respectively. U.S. News Best Colleges rankings describe Indiana State University as pedestrian friendly and beautifully landscaped, and has been recognized by Princeton Review as one the most environmentally responsible colleges. Indiana State University’s commitment to community engagement and public service sets it apart. Students are motivated to apply both knowledge and creativity with local surrounding communities and counties.
As a medium size public university, Indiana State University is known to have one of the most diverse student populations in the State of Indiana. With approximately 12,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students, our minority student population is nearly 25%. Indiana State University continues to grow in enrollment and is committed to student development, leadership, and success.
The Department of Teaching and Learning in the Bayh College of Education at Indiana State University seeks an Assistant Professor with primary teaching responsibilities in the secondary education program, undergraduate and/or graduate levels.
This is a tenure-track position. The position will start August 1, 2018.
To qualify for this position, the individual must have an earned doctorate or ABD in Education or related area and training/experience in one or more subject-matter content methods. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a collegial or team-oriented departmental environment and exhibit a willingness to develop professionally. At least three years of successful teaching in a P-12 school setting is also required.
Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate/graduate courses, supervising field experiences and interns, mentoring students, and/or sponsoring student clubs and organizations, coordinating programs, designing courses and instructional/learning experiences for students, and developing syllabi accordingly. The faculty member will also participate within the Professional Development Schools (PDS) initiative, work collaboratively in partnership with university faculty and public/private school faculty, review, revise, and reimagine curriculum and program design as needs arise, and ensure appropriate assessment efforts, continuous improvement activities, and accreditation activities are ongoing as part of a quality assurance system. Expectations will also include contributing appropriate scholarship to the department, college, university, discipline, and field, and serving at the departmental, college, university, local community, and national level.
We seek faculty who value quality instruction, thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, embrace experiential learning and community engagement in the educational experience, promote digital literacy, and have a desire to mentor diverse students, support an inclusive mindset, and integrate multicultural content into their teaching.
The Bayh College of Education has three departments, including Communication Disorders and Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology; Educational Leadership; and Teaching and Learning. The College has 45 full-time faculty members, 31 adjunct faculty members, 28 staff members, and 48 graduate assistants. Additionally, the Bayh College of Education serves 635 graduate students and 678 undergraduate students across 20 degree programs and a variety of non-degree programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Programs in the Teaching and Learning Department have national recognition status in an institution that is fully accredited by NCATE and is entering its first CAEP accreditation cycle. The department faculty provide innovative programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels using a variety of on-campus, distance, and hybrid delivery methods. We follow a practitioner-scholar framework that joins high standards of scholarship with practical application and field experience.
How to apply
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