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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 761233
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Teacher Education 10014815
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Prof Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University is seeking outstanding candidates for anticipated fixed-term (non-tenure stream) faculty position in elementary social studies teacher preparation. This is a part-time position (one -year appointment). Primary responsibilities will be at the East Lansing campus, but may include occasional travel to off-campus sites in Chicago, Detroit, or Grand Rapids.

Responsibilities will include some combination of the following: teaching preservice or master's level courses related to elementary social studies education; working with teaching interns and their collaborating teachers during a year-long internship required for initial teacher certification; serving as Subject Area Leader of the elementary social studies course sequence; and contributing to program re-certification, assessment, and accreditation.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Elementary Education

Minimum Requirements

Instructor- Must have Masters Degree or been employed as an instructor or equivalent elsewhere

Assistant Professor- PhD

Desired Qualifications

A doctorate is preferred, but outstanding candidates with a master's degree and exceptional experience will be considered. background in elementary literacy, along with social studies, and ability to teach introductory literacy courses; Appropriate PK-12 teaching experience and relevant college-level teaching, specifically in elementary education; experience working with teaching interns and PK-12 district partners and community organizations; experience guiding masters and doctoral students in curriculum and instruction in elementary teacher education

Required Application Materials

Application, CV/Resume, names of 3 references

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