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Assistant Professor - Education – Full-Time Tenure Track
Lake Superior State University in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
Date Posted 04/22/2021
Faculty-Education-Other Education (study Of)
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

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Posting Details

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Job Title
Assistant Professor - Education – Full-Time Tenure Track
Working Title
Assistant Professor - Education
Published Salary Range


School of Education
Job Summary/Basic Function

Innovate and build a solid teacher education program into a flagship program that is highly desired by students and whose graduates are highly desired by school districts for teaching positions. This growing program needs a collaborative faculty member to provide superior and in-depth instruction and coaching to future teachers.

1.) Expand the teacher education program through high quality teaching and steadfast, strategic recruitment of students.
2.) Minimum of 12 contract hours of teaching responsibilities per semester.
3.) Provide a minimum of 5 hours devoted to office hours for the purpose of student advising and support.
4.) Participate in regular department collaborative meetings.
5.) Participate in professional and scholarly activities, including but not limited to research and dissemination of knowledge through publication, community, or faculty presentations.
6.) Course and program assessment.
7.) Assist with ongoing CAEP accreditation work.
8.) Perform university/community service.

Minimum Qualifications

Masters Degree in education
Desire and innovative/entrepreneurial energy to continually improve program quality and enrollment
Five years of successful PK-8 and/or 9-12 teaching experience with evidence of experience in providing effective teaching
Ability to teach broad range of education courses including teaching methods courses such as ELA, Social Studies, Math, and/or Science.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Evidence of successful teaching using multiple formats including synchronous and asynchronous online, blended, and face-to-face, sometimes using Zoom and face to face at the same time for the same class to reach remote students
Familiarity with online learning management systems such as Moodle, Blackboard, or Canva
Excellent understanding of American educational systems and classrooms

Desired Qualifications

Doctorate (PhD or EdD) in education
Experience mentoring student teachers
Expertise in science and/or social studies and/or secondary education

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

Typical demands of teaching at the university level exist, with the ability to stand for up to 4 hours in a single class session and the ability to manage the physical demands of 12 credits per semester, with the possibility of overload and night classes.

Work Hours
Mon-Fri varies
Special Instructions to Applicants
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
Optional Documents
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Research Statement
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