Clinical Assistant Professor - College of Education, Department of Middle Grades and Secondary Education

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Nov 06, 2021
Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description

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Clinical Assistant Professor—Search #67865
College of Education, Department of Middle Grades and Secondary Education


The Department of Middle Grades and Secondary Education (MGSE) in the College of Education invites applications and nominations for the position of non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor.

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research, serving about 27,000 students on three beautiful campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning opportunities.

The College of Education prepares future teachers, school psychologists, counselors, school library media specialists, instructional technologists, researchers and leaders through intensive field experiences, cutting-edge technology and research-based instruction on three campuses and online (see About COE). With more than 100 faculty members who are experts in the field, students learn in an environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement.

To equitably serve a fast-growing and highly diverse student body and to fulfill the University's commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose work furthers the institution's goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Position Description. Reporting to the MGSE department chair, the Clinical Assistant Professor position primarily focuses upon teaching secondary education courses at the undergraduate level and supervising teacher candidates. The teaching requires the modeling of effective instructional practices for diverse student populations and the use of instructional technology in face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning environments. Supervision responsibilities may require in-person observation of teacher candidates in local public school classrooms and remote supervision using videos and commentary platforms. In addition, the position involves collaborating with faculty across the College of Education and performing service to the department, college, University, regional schools, and the profession. The position is a 10-month, non-tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
Earned master's degree in secondary education or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in education or a secondary content area, by August 1, 2022.
Minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience in grades P-12
Ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the department, college, and University
Willingness to engage in institutional student success initiatives
Commitment to engaging with best-practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development

Preferred Qualifications:
Earned doctorate in Secondary Education or Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in a secondary education content area, or a closely related field, by August 1, 2021

Conditions of Employment:
Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.
All work for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.
Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus
Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Screening of applications begins December 6, 2021 and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2022. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Lacey Huffling, Search Chair, Search #67865
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: lhuffling@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-4782480

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or https://coe.georgiasouthern.edu. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.





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