Job Description Summary
The College of Education at Auburn University invites applications for the position of Professor and Head of the Department of Curriculum and Teaching. With 34 full-time faculty, the Department prepares teacher candidates and teachers in discipline-specific pedagogy to make reasoned decisions grounded in professional ethics, collaboration, diversity, intellectual vitality, and reflective thinking. Moreover, faculty envision teachers who possess skills and abilities to incorporate a variety of technologies for managing, evaluating, and improving student learning.
Earned doctoral degree in one of the department’s program areas or a field closely related to one of those program areas; a distinguished record of scholarship, teaching, and service; experience with preservice and in-service teacher education, including at least 3 years experience teaching in U.S. public schools; experience using administrative, managerial, and financial best practices; documented success as a collaborative leader, with effective communication and interpersonal skills; substantive commitment and demonstrated contributions toward diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Candidates should possess academic credentials sufficient to meet tenure eligibility requirements of Auburn University,
Excellent record of teaching and mentoring; experience in developing and maintaining partnerships with schools; history of obtaining and supporting external funding; experience cultivating departmental research activity; excellence in faculty development and mentoring; expertise initiating and maintaining accreditation; ability to advocate for the department to multiple constituencies and promote strategic priorities.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin March15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must submit all materials through Auburn University’s online system at
Applicants must submit a detailed cover letter addressing qualifications and the applicant’s leadership style, a current curriculum vita, and names and contact information for five references. Questions regarding the position may be addressed to Dr. James Satterfield, head of
the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology and chair of the Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.