Assistant Professor of Education, Middle Level Education
Math and/or Science Emphasis
The Moravian College Education Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in middle level education with a math and/or science (STEM) emphasis beginning in Fall Term 2013.
The successful candidate will coordinate and further develop a new and innovative certification program in middle level education (4-8) teaching undergraduate courses in middle level math and/or science. Opportunities to teach math and/or science methods courses for secondary students (7-12) as well as in the early childhood program exist. Candidates with experience, knowledge, and coursework in the area of educational technology and who can also teach courses that prepare all teacher education candidates to better employ the use of technology are preferred. The candidate must also be ready to share in the work of a thriving education department engaged in processes of both growth and redesign.
Opportunities to teach in other undergraduate areas in support of the liberal arts curriculum, as well as within the graduate education program, will also be available. The undergraduate program offers certificates in early childhood education (PreK-Grade 4), middle level education (Grades 4-8) most areas in secondary education (Grades 7-12), as well as certification in the K-12 areas of art, music, and foreign language. Qualified applicants must have a record of successful child-centered, public school teaching for at least three years and hold an appropriate doctorate degree. ABD considered. In addition, the successful candidate must demonstrate a genuine desire to participate fully in a liberal arts environment and be committed first to teaching and next to scholarship and service.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Complete applications will be considered beginning October 15, 2012 and continue until an appointment is made.
TO APPLY: Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference in a digital Microsoft Word format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line should state “Attn Joseph Shosh.” Materials not available in Word format should be sent to Dr. Joseph Shosh, Search Committee Chair, PPHAC 327, Education Department, Moravian College, 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018-6650.
Moravian College is a selective private liberal arts college in eastern Pennsylvania with a strong teacher education tradition. The enrollment in the regular day program is 1600 students. Founded in 1742, it is the sixth oldest college in the country. Moravian is located near New York City and Philadelphia, which affords easy access to many colleges and universities, as well as other scholarly and cultural resources. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of the College community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences in this area.
Moravian College values diversity and encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE
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