Assistant Professor of Education

  • Louisiana State University in Shreveport
  • Shreveport, LA
  • Apr 30, 2021
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description

Faculty 9-Month Tenure-Track Position The CAEP accredited Department of Education at Louisiana State University in Shreveport seeks applications for Assistant Professor of Education.

This position would involve teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in curriculum and pedagogy. Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching and advising, and to working in an environment that fosters diversity. They should also have an ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, the ability to work collaboratively, evidence of scholarly activity, and a commitment to public higher education.

Qualifications:
Required:
  • Earned Doctorate degree in education at the time of appointment
  • Minimum of three years of K-12 teaching experience
  • Qualified to teach both graduate curriculum and pedagogy courses
  • Evidence of collaboration with local school systems, community agencies and other professionals
  • Evidence of the application of technology
  • Experience with data-driven instructional decision making and program evaluation
  • Evidence of scholarly activities
Preferred:
  • Background in Educational Technology/STEM/Math/Science/Computer Science Education
  • Secondary Math/Science certification (Grades 6-12)
  • University teaching experience
  • Knowledge of standard requirements: Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC), Louisiana Teacher Preparation Competencies, and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards.
To apply for this position, a CV, cover letter, and a list of contact information for at least three references should be sent electronically to: Dr. Dionne Williams, Chair Search Committee Department of Education LSU Shreveport One University Place Shreveport, LA 71115 318-795-4231 Dionne.williams@lsus.edu

Questions may also be submitted to Dr. Dionne Williams. Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. LSUS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer.

About LSUS: In addition to a collegial faculty, our University boasts a high percentage of faculty with terminal degrees. The LSUS Department of Education enrolls approximately 250 undergraduate students pursuing majors in early childhood, elementary and secondary education. Our graduate program serves more than 700 students in our accelerated online MEDCI and MEDL programs.

About Shreveport: The Shreveport/Bossier City area offers an attractive quality of life, combining the conveniences of a big city with the warmth and hospitality of a smaller town. With a metropolitan area of more than 397,000, the Shreveport-Bossier City area offers a low cost of living, affordable housing, and many diverse dining and entertainment options. Exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities abound.

Frequently called "A Sportsman's Paradise" the area's mild climate, various lakes and rivers, and beautiful parks create the perfect setting for jogging, cycling, water and jet-skiing, hunting, and fishing. Entertainment venues include the CenturyLink Center which hosts numerous musical events, comedians, rodeos, and children's events, among others. Shreveport also hosts dozens of festivals with regional food and music, and offers regular theatrical productions, ballet performances, as well as performances by the Shreveport Symphony. Shreveport is also home to the A

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