Assistant Professor, Elementary Generalist, Math Education, Elementary Science

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

ID: 7111482
Posted: September 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Teaching, Leadership, & Professional Practice is seeking to fill 3 nine-month, tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor positions in Elementary Education starting August 16, 2023.

The Department of Teaching, Leadership, & Professional Practice is dedicated to the scholarly pursuit and dissemination of knowledge to aid in the professional development of teachers, teacher educators, and scholars at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We engage in teaching, research, and service that inform exemplary policy and practice at all levels of education, from early childhood through higher education. Through our practice, scholarly pursuits, and service to the educational community, we emphasize, embrace and reflect upon the intertwined processes of teaching, learning and professional practice. We promote constructive learning environments to enhance students’ abilities to appreciate diversity and operate as productive citizens of a global society.

Position Benefits
Benefits include single or family health care coverage (UND pays the full premium), basic life insurance, employee assistance program, retirement plans with generous employer contributions, and 10 paid holidays.

Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

UND also offers an employee tuition waiver and a variety of professional development opportunities.

Find out more about UND's great benefits and perks here!

Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will serve as an Assistant or Associate Professor of Teaching, Leadership, & Professional Practice, tenure track, with primary responsibilities in research, teaching, advising, and service. The successful candidate will participate in research and grant activities, teach two courses per semester, supervise graduate students, and participate in service which includes outreach to P-12 schools. Additional teaching opportunities are available in summer. Salary is dependent on qualifications and may be increased through grant-procuring activities.

The University of North Dakota is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment that respects, acknowledges and celebrates diversity and individual differences. Successful applicants for this position will demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion through interest or past experience, as well as the ability to work and collaborate in a diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting.

This position aims to recruit three elementary education faculty with expertise in at least one of the following areas:

Mathematics Education (will also support Secondary Education)
Science Education
Generalist in Teacher Education to teach in a variety of content areas such as social studies, literacy, technology, STEM, etc.
Required Competencies
Ability to effectively teach courses in Mathematics Education, Science Education, or as a generalist in Teacher Education
Ability to develop and maintain a successful research program
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, and students
Ability to work with and engage diverse students and colleagues
Minimum Requirements
EdD/PhD in Elementary Education or related field
Minimum of three years teaching experience in K-12 schools
Experience teaching teacher education courses in a university or college setting
Ability to teach K-12 method courses in an area of expertise or as a generalist
Successful completion of criminal history records check
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications
Established or ability to establish and maintain a record of scholarly publications
Experience or interest in writing grants and securing external funding
Experience or interest in service commitment to the profession
Experience or interest in working with diverse communities
Experience or interest in building partnerships with schools
Experience with teaching in different formats (face-to-face, online, hybrid)
Minimum Hiring Salary

Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.