Assistant Professor, Education

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA

ID: 7055688
Posted: February 2, 2019

Job Description

About the College
Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education. All tenure-track candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and sciences education, contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, assist in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment.

Position Summary
The Education Department invites applications for a tenure-track appointment, beginning August 2019, at the rank of Assistant Professor in Education (Secondary). The college places a high priority on research and teaching excellence with an expectation that the candidate will also be active in their professional field.

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. or Ed.D in one of the following secondary education content areas (Curriculum and Instruction, English, History, Math, Political Science, or Science). Candidates should have expertise in teacher preparation (middle and high school levels). Three (3) or more years of P-12 teaching experience and knowledge of teacher education accreditation standards is required. Evidence of the ability to conduct scholarly activity at the Assistant Professor level.

Preferred Qualifications
(1)Scholarship, service, and or experience related to urban education (2) Knowledge of edTPA, Georgia Professional Standards Commission, and CAEP standards


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