Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions (Generalist and ESL)

Kansas State University - College of Education in Kansas

Deadline November 11, 2013
Date Posted October 23, 2013
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

NON-TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Area:        ESL -- (Professional Development of Teachers for ESL Education)

Position:  Assistant Professor (9-Month position; full-time; non-tenure track faculty)

Date of Employment:      January 4, 2014

 

“Preparing educators to be knowledgeable, ethical, caring decision makers for a diverse and changing world.”

 

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, invites applications for a non-tenure-track assistant professor appointment to (a) teach a variety of graduate-level courses in support of the department’s rapidly expanding international programs  (b) contribute service to the department and the College of Education, as needed to support the mission of the college.  Candidates must be committed to working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. The successful candidate will be part of our comprehensive effort to support teacher education at Kansas State University.


Kansas State University is a comprehensive land-grant university of over 23,000 students and nearly 3,000 faculty located in Manhattan, Kansas. The university is recognized by the Princeton Review as one of America's best colleges, and U.S. News & World Report lists the university among the top 75 public universities in the U.S. Serving almost 1,800 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students, the College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Kansas State Department of Education. The college prepares more K-12 teachers than any other institution in Kansas and has received national recognition for our Professional Development School model.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  1. Earned doctorate in C&I, ESL education, BLED, literacy education, or related field, completed by January 2014.
  2. At least two years of successful teaching experience in K-16 schools/institutions in the United States.
  3. Successful experience with and knowledge of integration of technology to support literacy development/instruction.
  4. Successful understanding of and experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
  5. Potential for productive collaboration with others to seek external funding for international programs.
  6. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  7. Ability to foster and maintain professional, collegial relationships with school- and university-based partners.


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Documented experience with, knowledge of, and teaching ESL, BLED, New Literacies, Multimodal Literacies, and/or Literacy Development.
  2. Prior publications that will aid the candidate in rapidly attaining graduate faculty status at KSU.
  3. Successful experience providing professional development to K-12 teachers.
  4. Knowledge and/or experience with international students.
  5. Evidence of knowledge and ability to use common core and state standards and assessments in planning instruction, curriculum refinement, and/or guidance for portfolio-development.
  6. Experience with or knowledge of student preparation for international English Proficiency examinations.   

 

Responsibilities:

 

1.     Teach and advise graduate students in ESL courses, including any of the following general topical areas of ESL: Methods, Culture and Language, Linguistics, Assessment, and the portfolio-based Practicum.

 

2.     Attain graduate faculty status at KSU.  

 

3.     Collaborate with Center for Intercultural and Multilingual Advocacy (CIMA) faculty/Directors to develop occasional proposals for external funding, especially for teacher preparation and/or professional development [PD].

 

4.     Collaborate with CIMA faculty in occasional ESL/EFL curriculum updates and/or refinements.

 

5.     Serve on graduate student and other departmental committees.


Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications

 

Application Procedures:  

 

Screening will begin November 11, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit an application package consisting of 1) a letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, 4) two letters of recommendation, and 5) a writing sample or publication. A candidate who is invited for a campus interview will be expected to teach a demonstration lesson and share his/her research agenda to College of Education faculty members and/or students. Application packages may be submitted electronically or b

mail to:

Assistant Professor – ESL Search

Kansas State University

261 Bluemont Hall

1100 Mid-Campus Drive

Manhattan, KS 66506-5328

E-mail: ­­­­­­­­­fdg3323@k-state.edu

Telephone:  (785) 532-5550

Fax:  (785) 532-7304

 


NON-TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

 

Area: Generalist

Position: Assistant Professor (9-month position; full-time; non-tenure-track faculty)          

Date of Employment: January 4, 2014

 

“Preparing educators to be knowledgeable, ethical, caring decision makers for a diverse and changing world.”

 

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, invites applications for a non-tenure-track assistant professor appointment to (a) teach a variety of graduate-level courses in support of the department’s rapidly expanding international programs  (b) contribute service to the department and the College of Education, as needed to support the mission of the college.  Candidates must be committed to working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. The successful candidate will be part of our comprehensive effort to support teacher education at Kansas State University.

 

Kansas State University is a comprehensive land-grant university of over 23,000 students and nearly 3,000 faculty located in Manhattan, Kansas. The university is recognized by the Princeton Review as one of America's best colleges, and U.S. News & World Report lists the university among the top 75 public universities in the U.S. Serving almost 1,800 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students, the College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Kansas State Department of Education. The college prepares more K-12 teachers than any other institution in Kansas and has received national recognition for our Professional Development School model.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  1. Earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction or related field, completed by January 2014.
  2. At least two years of successful teaching experience in K-16 schools/institutions in the United States.
  3. Successful experience with and knowledge of integration of technology to support content development/instruction.
  4. Successful understanding of and experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
  5. Potential for productive collaboration with others to seek external funding.
  6. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  7. Ability to foster and maintain professional, collegial relationships with school- and university-based partners.


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Documented knowledge of and teaching experience with one or more of the following: Curriculum Development, Multicultural Education, Learning Technology, and/or Research Methodology.
  2. Prior publications/academic scholarship that will aid the candidate in rapidly attaining graduate faculty status at Kansas State University.
  3. Successful experience providing professional development to K-12 teachers.
  4. Knowledge of, and/or experience with, teaching/supporting international students.
  5. Evidence of knowledge and ability to use common core, and state standards and assessments, in planning instruction, curriculum refinement, and/or guidance for portfolio-development.

 

Responsibilities:

1.     Teach and advise graduate students in C&I courses, including but not limited to the following general areas: curriculum development, multicultural education, learning technology, and research methodology.

2.     Attain graduate faculty status at KSU.  

3.     Collaborate with C&I faculty to develop occasional proposals for external funding, especially for teacher preparation and/or professional development.

4.     Serve on graduate student committees (M.S., Ph.D.) and other departmental/COE committees.


Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications

 

Application Procedures: 

Screening will begin November 11, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit an application package consisting of 1) letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, 4) two letters of recommendation, and 5) a writing sample or publication. A candidate who is invited for a campus interview will be expected to teach a demonstration lesson and share his/her research agenda to College of Education faculty members and/or students. Application packages may be submitted electronically or by mail to:

 

Assistant Professor – Generalist Search

Kansas State University

261 Bluemont Hall

1100 Mid-Campus Drive

Manhattan, KS 66506-5328

E-mail: ­­­­­­­­­fdg3323@k-state.edu

Telephone:  (785) 532-5550

Fax:  (785) 532-7304  

Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer, strongly and actively seeks diversity among its employees.  In accordance with Kansas Board of Regents policy, a successful pre-employment criminal background check will be required for the final candidate.

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