Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Secondary Education
Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)
Summary: Utah Valley University invites applications for a Secondary Educationfull-time tenure-track faculty in Instructional Technology and Classroom Management. This individual will teach undergraduate courses in secondary education, mentor students in their teacher education performance assessment, and teach other courses as deemed appropriate and per their training and experience. The position begins August 1, 2022. The UVU School of Education prepares educators and clinicians to have a positive impact on children, families, and communities through meaningful innovation, engaged pedagogy, rigorous preparation, inclusion & diversity, and transformative collaborations. More information about Utah Valley University can be obtained at www.uvu.edu and about the UVU School of Education - at www.uvu.edu/education.
The UVU School of Education currently offers undergraduate degrees in teacher education, a minor in autism studies, graduate degrees in educational leadership, school counseling, applied behavior analysis, and graduate certificates and endorsements. These degrees help fill the growing demand for educator professionals across the state of Utah. UVU is a public university that offers highly competitive benefits, while being located near some of the premier outdoor activity areas in the country.
Duties will include:
Teach undergraduate teacher education courses (approximately 24 credits a year)
Conference with students regarding coursework, fieldwork, and academic endeavors
Improve professionally and maintain currency in the courses taught
Produce scholarly work and follows professional ethical standards
Provide service to the college and community
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctorate degree in a field closely related to the field of instruction (or ABD with dissertation defense scheduled - degree must be in hand by position start date)
At least two years of relevant K-12 teaching experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Current research, instructional theory, methods, strategies, assessments, innovations and techniques in pre-service teacher education including clinical programming and teacher performance assessment
Cultural competencies to work effectively with diverse students and colleagues
Content and skills required to teach relevant courses
Manage a productive teaching/learning environment
Support prospective education professionals in performance assessments
Provide timely and effective feedback
Work collaboratively with students, university and school colleagues, and community
Human relations skills including working with individuals from diverse backgrounds
Work effectively in an environment that values exceptional care, exceptional accountability, and exceptional results
Utilize the university course management system
Create an inclusive and engaged student-centered environment
Communicate and relate positively with colleagues, students, and school personnel
Uphold professional and ethical teaching standards
Produce scholarly work
Engage with students and colleagues in critical professional issues and innovations
Serve on School of Education, university, and other professional committees
Two years of college/university teaching experience
Earned relevant professional license or credentials
Evidence of scholarly pursuits and potential
Physical Requirements: Frequently standing, walking, and sitting. Frequent use of fine-hand manipulation associated with the use of a computer. Consistently talking, hearing, and speaking. Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment.
Benefits Summary: UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
Pay Range: DOQ
Advertisement Number: FAC30022 Open Date: 05/04/2022 Review Start Date: 06/04/2022 Close Date: 6/30/2022 Open Until Filled:
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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