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Assistant Professor in Adolescence Education

Wells College
Job Location:
Aurora, New York
Teacher Education - Middle School

Wells College is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Adolescence Education beginning August 2022. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, supervising clinical field placements and student teaching, engaging in service to the college, and maintaining a modest research agenda. The Wells College Education Program provides pathways to initial teaching certification at the undergraduate level through the Inclusive Education Major (dual certification in Special Education and General Education Grades 1-6) and the Adolescent Education Program (certification in one of seven content areas, Grades 7-12), in addition to a minor in Education.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate in the field of education from an accredited institution or university. Successful candidates must have at least three years of experience working in K-12 public school classrooms with diverse populations.

Desired Qualifications: Post-secondary teaching experience working with teacher preparation programs. Experience supervising students in adolescence education field experiences and student teaching placements. Experience with national program reviews or national accreditation agencies such as the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). Experience with program assessment. Expertise in instructional strategies for secondary education, multicultural education, and culturally relevant pedagogy.

Wells College is a nationally recognized, private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of the Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. Wells College is the leader in providing immersive academic experiences tailored by each student. Our historic campus in a lakeside setting that is ideally conducive to deep learning is home to over 150 years of evolving, inclusive traditions that bind Wellsians across generations. Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to lead in the future, Wells College actively seeks to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all of our students -- 35% of whom identify as students of color and 32% who are first-generation -- to thrive.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates are to apply online at and must submit a cover letter, résumé, teaching statement, diversity statement, sample syllabus, and contact information for three references. The review of applications will begin on May 25th.

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