Opportunity for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track faculty position in Early Childhood Education.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
The successful candidate will serve as program coordinator for the early childhood education program (Bachelor’s Degree), oversee placement for student teaching experiences, advise students, and teach undergraduate courses, with expertise in literacy.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
The typical teaching load is 4 courses per semester in addition to the program coordination. A Non-Tenure Track appointment carries the expectation of teaching excellence; professional development; and campus and community service are also valued. Non-Tenure Track positions are full-time renewable term appointments.
Candidate should have completed a Ph.D. by June 2021 or be ABD with a completion date of December 2021. Ph.D. studies should have an emphasis in early childhood education or a related field. Three years teaching experience at the elementary level (P-5) and K-12 Ohio Reading Endorsement (or its equivalent) are required. Candidate should demonstrate a commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service.
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
A background in special education, literacy, grant writing, distance learning, student success and retention of academically under-prepared students, and have an interest/background in collaboration with 'rural' schools/area.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Special Instructions Summary:
Please apply online and then attach a current curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, and names and contact information for at least three references.
Documents needed to apply:
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 995109
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Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.