Tenure Track Positions in the School of Teaching and Learning
The School of Teaching and Learning at Illinois State University in Normal, IL invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track position in the following:
ELEMENTARY SCIENCE EDUCATION at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.
Responsibilities include scholarly research/publishing, effective undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service. The primary teaching assignment will be teaching undergraduate science education courses in the School of Teaching and Learning with the potential to teach graduate courses. The candidate is expected to demonstrate an ability to maintain a consistent record of high-quality scholarship. The normal teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. The individual in this position is thus expected to teach 3 courses each semester in the School of Teaching and Learning.
MIDDLE LEVEL EDUCATION at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.
Responsibilities include scholarly research/publications, high-quality undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service. The normal teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. The individual in this position is thus expected to teach three (3) courses each semester in the academic year in the School of Teaching and Learning.
EARLY CHILDHOOD LITERACY at the Assistant or Associate Professor level
Responsibilities of this position include teaching undergraduate courses in early childhood literacy, as well as general early childhood education and clinical courses; teaching graduate courses consistent with expertise and program needs; producing high quality scholarship; and working in collaborative partnerships with local school professionals. The Early Childhood Education program is seeking faculty who have demonstrated a commitment to social justice, cultural diversity, and inclusion. Commitment to such issues is integral to this position.
All three positions will be a nine-month, tenure track appointment with the possibility of summer teaching. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The locus of annual evaluation, tenure, and promotion in rank will be in the School of Teaching and Learning. A comprehensive benefits package is included. Intended start date is August 16, 2023.
The School of Teaching and Learning (TCH) has built a strong reputation for scholarly work in the field of PK-12 science education including in nature of science, engineering and STEM. Elementary Education was the largest declared major and deferred degree in 2021. Faculty have opportunities to work in collaborative partnerships with public school professionals. Our faculty to student ratio is 19:1. For more information about our program visit: https://education.illinoisstate.edu/about/departments/tch/
Illinois State University http://www.illinoisstate.edu, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. There are approximately 21,000 students in the six colleges of Illinois State University. In our most recent strategic plan Educate ? Connect ? Elevate, we have committed our resources to realizing seven core values: Learning and Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion, Respect, Collaboration, Individualized Attention, Civic Engagement, and Integrity. By acting on these values, we create a learning environment that results in our university being the first-choice public university in Illinois for high-achieving, motivated students who seek an individualized educational experience combined with the resources of a large university. Also visit the University’s metrics of excellence at (http://illinoisstate.edu/pointsofpride/).
Please complete a faculty application for posting number 514560 (Elementary Science), 514590 (Middle Level), and 514557 (Early Childhood Literacy) at https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu. Applicants will be instructed to submit a complete application packet by uploading the requisite documents listed on the Illinois State University website. Applications will be considered incomplete until all required items are uploaded and will not be reviewed until complete.
Questions about the Elementary Science search should be directed to Allison Antink-Meyer (firstname.lastname@example.org), and the Middle Level or Early Childhood Literacy search to Ms. Francess Harris (email@example.com).
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.