Location: Newport, RI Category: Academic / Faculty Posted On: Wed Jan 2 2019 Job Description:
The Department of Education is pleased to announce an opening for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the area of Early Childhood Education to start September 1, 2019. Within the context of the University Mission, Salve's Teacher Education Programs develop in students a desire to seek wisdom and to promote universal justice. Preference will be given to applicants who possess a Ph.D./Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education and/or Curriculum and Instruction. Candidates should demonstrate effective experience in Supervision, teaching PreK-3, and a commitment to culturally responsive teaching. The successful candidate will teach courses in curriculum methods (math, science, social studies, etc), participate in relevant clinical field experiences, and collaborate with department faculty. The successful candidate will develop a strong research program that involves undergraduate students.
The successful candidate must have an earned Ph.D./Ed.D., preferably in the area of Early Childhood Education (PreK-3) and/or Curriculum and Instruction, and teaching experience in a Pre-K-3 setting.
Candidates must be strongly committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching, mentoring, and developing a program of independent research that includes mentoring students engaged in undergraduate research.
The ability to communicate effectively in speaking and writing, to use technology in teaching and learning, and to work collaboratively is essential.
Knowledge of the accreditation process in teacher education is a benefit.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Internal Number: 106103
About Salve Regina University
Located on a picturesque campus in the historic city of Newport, R.I., Salve Regina University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy. The University offers a comprehensive education with a liberal arts foundation that fosters the development of each student's individual talents.Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the University enrolls more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. Salve Regina's diverse range of academic programs is complemented by community service initiatives, extracurricular activities and a full athletics program featuring varsity, intramural and club sports.The undergraduate course of study is designed to further intellectual, social and spiritual growth and encourage students to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful. Graduate and continuing education programs are tailored to the unique needs of adult students, combining the integration of knowledge and personal values with the development of greater competency in both theory and practice.Salve Regina's 80-acre campus is set on seven contiguous Gilded Age estates and features 21 st...ructures of historic significance that have been sensitively adapted to meet University needs while also preserving their status as treasures of the 19th and early 20th centuries.