Assistant Professor of Middle Childhood Education
Ohio University - Eastern, KY

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OHIO UNIVERSITY EASTERN is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position. Available August 26, 2013. Responsibilities include teaching and student advising in undergraduate programs that prepare students for licensure to teach in Middle Childhood (grades 4 through 9). Teaching responsibilities will include courses focused on Middle Childhood curriculum, as well as methods courses in one or more of the following content areas: language arts, social studies, math, or science. General faculty responsibilities include teaching three to four classes per semester (depending on credit hours associated with each course), academic advising, scholarship and professional development, campus and university governance and community service. It is expected that faculty will modify courses for distance learning where appropriate. Successful candidate must be able to articulate how their experience and vision coincides with Ohio University’s commitment to diversity.

The College of Education is accredited by NCATE and the University is a member of the Association of Research Libraries. In line with a strong tradition of excellence in University Outreach and Regional Campuses, we are seeking candidates whose experience, scholarship and interests reflect demonstrated commitments to leadership, diversity, program innovation, technology infusion, a constructivist approach to teaching and learning, and collaborative engagement with campus colleagues, Athens campus colleagues and the Department Chair, schools, and the profession.

The Eastern Campus is one of five regional campuses of Ohio University offering twelve bachelor’s degrees, and the first year of general studies in many majors. Approximately fifteen tenured or tenure-track faculty, and five non-tenure track faculty teach at the campus. Located in the Ohio Valley, OUE is a non-residential campus with approximately 1000 students. The campus is located 60 miles southwest of Pittsburgh and 120 miles east of Columbus. For additional information go to www.eastern.ohiou.edu.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in hand by 8/26/2013 with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction.

A minimum of three years successful teaching experience in middle childhood is essential, as are excellent communication skills and evidence of curriculum leadership and scholarly potential.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior college teaching experience and the ability to teach in other education fields are preferred.

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