POSITION: Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
DEPARTMENT: Teacher Education
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY is the second largest, private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California, founded in 1971. The Sanford College of Education is one of four schools and two colleges within the University. The Department of Teacher Education, one of three Departments within the Sanford College of Education, offers courses at the graduate level and several credential programs approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The Sanford College of Education is seeking individuals who aspire to be excellent teachers and researchers, possess collaborative skills, demonstrate strong technology knowledge, and have experience in the field of teacher education with an emphasis in elementary or secondary teacher education.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES of individuals selected to fill each of these positions will be expected to perform the following responsibilities in their respective area of expertise: Teach graduate level courses in Teacher Education online, onsite, and/or in a hybrid delivery format; advise and mentor candidates of diverse cultures and backgrounds; coordinate field experiences and supervision of interns and student teachers. Participate in curriculum and instructional development; attend regularly scheduled college, department, regional, and statewide meetings and symposia; assist in developing cohort groups within school communities; establish and maintain contacts with and provide support to schools within the local community; conduct research, scholarship and service activities within the University, College and Department; establish and maintain relationships with department faculty, administrators, and staff in academic centers throughout California.
An earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university in the area of teacher education or a related field.
Experience in teaching within the PK-12 educational system.
Experience teaching at the college or university level.
Ability to work across departments to support students in teacher education and special education.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with students, staff and faculty from diverse backgrounds and across programs.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a professional team.
Excellence in teaching. An exemplary record of teaching at the graduate level is preferred.
Evidence of effective teaching in higher education settings, including working with adult and non-traditional learners.
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills.
An established or emerging line of applied research (including presentations at state and national conferences).
Experience in working with secondary education preparation programs.
A record of collaboration with school districts and community partners.
Experience designing, developing, and delivering online courses.
Experience in Program Assessment
COMPENSATION AND WORK CONDITIONS:
Salary Range: Assistant Professors: Competitive
National University faculty enjoy excellent working conditions. Professional advancement and stability have been historical foundations upon which NU faculty have built their careers and academic programs. Review of faculty careers within NU’s non-tenure environment historically show advancement through the ranks, multiple year contracts, merit salary increases and generous professional development resources and highly collegial work environment within a university where shared governance is taken seriously.
Application materials should be submitted electronically to the College of Education care of Tamra Moya at email@example.com.
Application materials should include all of the following items:
Letter of interest describing how research, teaching, and other professional qualifications meet required and desired qualifications expressed in this vacancy notice ;
Names and contact information for three professional references
Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.
National University is an equal opportunity employer and educator. National University does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its policies, procedures or practices on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, medical condition, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.
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