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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Curriculum and Instruction
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

Job ID: 236664
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, as a part of the Bagwell College of Education, is committed to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship. The department, through collaboration with university colleagues, local school districts, community agencies and partners, and accrediting agencies strives for the preparation of professionals (undergraduate and graduate) to work with children and youth in the 21st century.

Our primary mission is to provide quality teacher education programs with an emphasis on both content knowledge and pedagogical practices. We are committed to developing excellence in teaching for culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse learners (birth through five and pre-kindergarten through fifth grade) through programs of scholarship, research, and service, as well as locally and globally engaged partnerships.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction faculty position in the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education beginning August 1, 2022.

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate elementary and early childhood foundational courses (e.g., curriculum, child development, classroom management, assessment, educational research) and other related courses as needed
  • Modeling effective teaching practices
  • Maintaining an active research and scholarship agenda
  • Service to the department, college, university, community, and profession
  • Program development/accreditation expectations
  • Building mutually beneficial community partnerships
  • Working with diverse communities
  • Mentoring students, in particular BIPOC students
  • Dissertation/thesis supervision
Required Qualifications
  • An earned doctorate, or foreign equivalent, in curriculum and instruction or related field, with at least 18 graduate credit hours in elementary and/or early childhood education by hired date of August 1, 2022
  • At least three years of teaching experience in early childhood settings and/or elementary school settings
  • Evidence of a commitment to working in an environment that values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration
  • Demonstrated experience and dedication to the preparation of Birth through grade 5 teachers for diverse learning environments
  • Evidence of the ability to conduct scholarly activity
  • Ability to use and model technology in the classroom and/or virtual settings
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge and teaching experiences in social emotional learning or child development
  • 9 - 18 graduate credit hours in child development
  • Experience teaching undergraduate or graduate courses centering on issues of child development, educational theories, classroom management, educational research, social justice, or equity in education
  • Evidence of teaching and/or research with culturally, ethnically, and/or linguistically diverse communities
  • Evidence of, or potential for, mentoring teacher candidates in ages birth through 5 (B-5) and/or kindergarten through grade 5 settings
  • Evidence of, or potential for, mentoring undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, in particular BIPOC students
  • Evidence of, or potential for, service contributions at the department, college, university, state, or national level
  • Experience in teaching and/or developing online instruction
Required Documents to Attach
  1. a cover letter, addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. unofficial transcripts, (official transcript will be required upon hire)
  4. teaching philosophy
  5. one page commitment to diversity statement (including values and experiences with diverse individuals, broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction, supervision, and research, and future plans related to inclusivity)
  6. contact information (Including names, emails, and phone numbers) for three (3) references
Apply Before Date
Application deadline is January 21, 2022.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Raynice Jean-Sigur,

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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