The Department of Curriculum & Instruction (C&I) in the College of Education at Portland State University is seeking a 1.0 FTE 9-month, tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in P-12 Teacher Education with expertise in one or more of the following: teacher preparation, middle grades pedagogy, clinical practice, middle grades education, doctoral education, dual-language and/or bilingual education.
Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. The position begins September 16, 2020.
The successful candidate will:
Teach courses in the department's teacher education, C&I advanced degree, and doctoral programs.
Advance a scholarly agenda.
Serve as an academic adviser to C&I students in the Master's degree programs, initial teacher preparation programs, and doctoral program.
Serve as program coordinator for a C&I program.
Serve on University, College of Education, and Department committees as assigned.
Participate in community outreach and partnerships.
Actively collaborate with core faculty on departmental administrative activities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
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- Earned doctorate in Education or a related field from an accredited program by time of start date. - Evidence of successful experience teaching in an elementary, middle, or high school. - Evidence of scholarly accomplishment and ability to articulate scholarly agenda. - Evidence of program or project coordination in schools or university settings. - Experience working in diverse settings committed to equity. - Record of ability to foster community relationships and engage in learning collaboratively with students, community partners, staff, and colleagues. - Successful completion of a criminal background check.
- At least 3 years successful experience teaching in an elementary, middle, or high school setting. - Experience and commitment to using technology for teaching and learning. - Experience teaching one or more of the following: assessment, methods, classroom management, middle grades pedagogy, learning theories, teacher research, research methods, doctoral education, dual-language and/or bilingual education. - Ability to mentor doctoral students and teach doctoral classes. - Experience in teacher education and providing initial teacher preparation supervision. - Experience in P-12 school-university, community partnerships. - Experience with program coordination in a university setting. - Experience writing and implementing grant proposals. - Experience with and demonstrated commitment implementing critical pedagogues and addressing issues of social justice, working with diverse students, staff, and community members. - Commitment to constructivist teacher education philosophy and practices.
Internal Number: 31464
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Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities, the University's innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State's commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 124 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe. PSU seeks talented individuals who understand our values and strategic goals and enjoy sharing ideas and collaborating in an environment of mutual respect to achieve those values and goals. We are committed to leading through engagement and seek individuals who support this strategy. Engagement describes Portland State's collaborative approach to the exchange of knowledge and resources with local, regional, national, and global partners for mutual benefit of students, faculty, and the community. As a component of the Diversity Action Plan and the President's... Strategic Mission of achieving global excellence, Portland State University strives to become an institution that is recognized nationally and internationally for the accomplishments of its faculty, the reputation of its programs, and the preparation of it students as world citizens. For more information visit http://www.pdx.edu/about-portland-state