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Clinical Instructor, Teaching and Educational Studies - College of Education (2728)

Idaho State University
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Teacher Education
Clinical Instructor, Teaching and Educational Studies - College of Education (2728)
Twin Falls

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

The Department of Teaching and Educational Studies (TES) in the College of Education (COE) at Idaho State University invites applicants for a 9 month Clinical Instructor position; this is a non-tenure track position. The anticipated start date for this position is August 2024.

This position will be based on ISU's Twin Falls campus. The Department of TES currently offers undergraduate majors in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Music Education, and Early Childhood Education. Additionally, TES offers Masters-level programs for currently certified teachers in Deaf Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Music Education, and Special Education as well as a Masters of Arts in Education for those who hold an undergraduate degree outside of education but are seeking a masters degree and Idaho teacher certification.

This position requires a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and a strong understanding of research-based teaching practices. Additionally, the person hired for this position will be located in the greater Twin Falls region and is expected to support the outreach efforts of TES and the COE in southern and western Idaho.

Inquiries about the position may be sent to the TES Department Chair, Dr. Cory A. Bennett at

Key Responsibilities

Workload will consist of teaching four courses per semester (80%), and engaging in various service activities per semester (20%). Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Teach courses in the undergraduate educator preparation program, and potentially graduate level courses as needed, using a variety of instructional modalities, including face to face, distance/remote technologies, or hybrid/Hyflex variations
  • Participate in departmental, college, and university service
  • Travel within the greater Twin Falls region and other areas of Idaho as needed to support COE outreach efforts
  • Support the recruitment and retention efforts of TES and the COE
  • Strong commitment to teaching and service initiatives as set forth by the department, college, and university
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and constituents to promote and enhance the profile and reputation of the ISU College of Education

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Education or appropriately related field
  • At least three years of successful teaching experience within K-12 schools
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching in higher education
  • Experience teaching using a variety of modalities
  • Substantial experience with the Danielson Framework for Teaching
  • Experience working in, or supporting, schools in rural and remote areas
  • Knowledge of schools within the greater Magic Valley and southern Idaho
  • Mentoring, observing and evaluating pre-service and/or in-service teachers

    Additional Information

    Applications welcomed immediately and continuing until the position is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to March 10, 2024. Required documents: (1) curriculum vitae; (2) a one-or-two-page cover letter describing professional skills, abilities, and goals; and (3) professional references, including current contact information. Salary will be between $53,000 - $57,000 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

    Posting Number: req2086
    Type: Working 9 months per year
    Position: Faculty Non-Tenure Track
    Division: Office Of Academic Affairs

    The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

    The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

    Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

    To apply, visit

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