Assistant Professor of Elementary Education & Reading and/or ESOL (Tenure-Track)
University of Portland
September 13, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The School of Education, (https://education.up.edu), at the University of Portland invites applications for a tenure-track position Assistant Professor Elementary Education & Reading and/or ESOL beginning in August 2019:
The faculty member will teach, mentor, and advise students in undergraduate and graduate elementary education, endorsement, and general education courses, engage in doctoral dissertation advisement, conduct a program of applied scholarship and research, and collaborate with colleagues on program and school-wide projects.
Screening of applicants will begin immediately. For full consideration, application materials should be received by November 20, 2018.
cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) responses to the supplemental questions listed below; (4) contact information for three references; (5) unofficial transcripts are required.
Please describe your successful teaching experiences in P-12 education.
Please describe your relevant professional and personal experiences that demonstrate your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and service.
The University of Portland (https://www.up.edu) is classified as a teaching university. Please describe why working at such a university meets your professional goals.
The School of Education (SOED) offers undergraduate and graduate programming, including an applied doctoral (EdD) program (https://education.up.edu). Given your professional background and personal experiences, please describe which specific SOED program(s) you think you are best-suited to teach in and why.
Please describe how your scholarship focuses on teacher development, the acquisition of effective teaching practices and skills, and its connection to P-12 student learning.
Can you relocate to the Portland metropolitan area for this position? Are there any conditions that would need to be met to facilitate such a move? Please explain.
Successful completion of a background investigation check is required before final hiring procedures can be completed.
Please visit our website at www.up.edu for more information about these positions and the University.
The University of Portland is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer
About University of Portland
We prepare teachers and school leaders to educate the whole person in the tradition of the Holy Cross, which began two centuries ago. As the premier program in the Portland metropolitan area, we partner with over 100 schools and 18 school systems, sharing the belief that education is a matter of justice, and that gaps in achievement and social opportunity can be addressed by skilled educators formed by mission.