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Elementary Education - Assistant Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested candidates should submit application materials electronically including a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a sample of recent scholarly writings, unofficial graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references to https://jobs.odu.edu/. Review of applications will begin on October 24, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Elementary Education - Assistant Professor
Department TEACHING & LEARNING
Position Number F0158A
Job Description

The Department of Teaching & Learning, Darden College of Education, of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Elementary Education, beginning July 25, 2018. We invite candidates from all backgrounds to apply, and we want to encourage candidates from under-represented backgrounds to apply who can add to the diversity and excellence in our Department through research, teaching and service.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include: (a) producing scholarly research related to elementary education; (b) teaching and developing undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level courses that focus on elementary education; © contributing to design and enactment of the elementary education program and working with local pre-K-6 schools; (d) conducting and seeking external funding to support scholarly activities; (e) teaching face-to-face and distance learning courses, while developing multi-format delivery of courses; (f) mentoring/advising students in education; (g) providing supervision for students in clinical experiences; and (h) engaging in institutional and professional service.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

Successful candidates must have:

• a minimum of three years of prior teaching experience in elementary schools;
• evidence of quality university teaching appropriate to the rank of assistant professor; and
• evidence of quality for research and scholarly activities.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

An earned doctorate in elementary education or related field by August 2018

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification
Preferred Qualifications

• Scholarly and instructional expertise and ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: multicultural education, social justice education, curriculum history and theory, teacher education, foundations of education, classroom management, diversity in education and assessment;
• Experience in working with urban high poverty and Title One schools;
• Experience with school-university partnerships;
• A demonstrated commitment to diversity and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and school-based personnel;
• Experience in teaching blended or online classes as well as face-to-face classes;
• A commitment to working in an interdisciplinary teaching and learning environment;
• Background in and willingness to assume a leadership role at the local, state, and/or national/international levels;
• Experience or knowledge of NCATE/CAEP or related accrediting bodies; and
• Record of or potential for seeking external funding and participating in research and school-based projects.

Location Norfolk, VA
Job Open Date 09/01/2017
Application Review Date 10/24/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Interested candidates should submit application materials electronically including a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a sample of recent scholarly writings, unofficial graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references to https://jobs.odu.edu/. Review of applications will begin on October 24, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Telework Friendly No
Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

College Home Page

http://www.odu.edu/education

Department Home Page

http://www.odu.edu/teaching

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education (website or print)
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • DiverseJobs.com
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Jobs.Virginia.gov
    • Old Dominion University website
    • Virginia Pilot (website or print)
    • Richmond Times Dispatch (website or print)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for Professional References
  4. Writing Sample 1
  5. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Published Article
  3. Statement of Research Interests
  4. Other Document