The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Childhood Education. We seek candidates with outstanding teaching skills, ability to teach non-traditional or diverse student populations, the ability to collaborate in a positive manner with faculty and staff, and evidence of a distinguished or prospective record of scholarship as well as community service via projects, committees and/or leadership roles.
The candidate must hold a doctorate in Early Childhood Education or related field conferred by August 1, 2022. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Early Childhood field in the following modalities: online, hybrid, and on campus. The candidate must be available to teach and supervise students during daytime, evening, and weekend hours. This position has the potential possibility for program coordinator opportunities.
Governors State University (GSU) was founded in 1969, originally as an upper-division institution with a primary focus of serving community college graduates pursuing baccalaureate degrees. During the five intervening decades, GSU has grown to become the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago’s south suburban area, serving approximately 6,000 students annually in 85 different bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs. GSU features a highly diverse faculty and staff of roughly 1,000 employees that reflect the students and community we serve. GSU provides accessible, high value undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students from across the region and around the world. From its mission statement, Governors State University is committed to offering an exceptional and accessible education that prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to succeed in a global society.
Students benefit from the university’s high academic quality, range of convenient class times, increasing hybrid and online offerings, and outstanding educational value.
The exceptionally beautiful campus is conveniently located within easy reach by road and rail to Chicago and surrounding communities that have a wealth of cultural and natural attractions. The highly diverse region GSU serves has a number of high performing schools and engaged communities as well as struggling urban, suburban, and rural communities. GSU seeks to serve as a public square, working to foster educational opportunities for all populations.
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