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Assistant Professor of Education - Posting #2

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Dickinson State University
Assistant Professor of Education ____________________________________________________________________________________ SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Dickinson State University Department of Teacher Education is seeking an energetic and creative individual to prepare education
majors to be highly effective elementary school and kindergarten teachers. Responsibilities will include teaching a full load of 12 credits
per semester (24 credits per academic year) of undergraduate coursework in elementary school and early childhood curriculum,
pedagogy, and assessment, as well as supervising pre-service teachers (student-teachers) in area elementary schools or English
Language Learner (ELL) classrooms, depending on expertise.
The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of best practices in elementary and early childhood education and in teacher
training; skill with educational technology; and enthusiasm for innovation and continuous improvement.
This position offers the opportunity to provide excellent academic advising to education majors, contribute to departmental and university committees, engage in research and other professional development activities, and collaborate with area PreK-12 schools to
promote students learning and teachers professional development. Teaching assignments may involve travel to the universitys sites in
Bismarck or Williston, teaching online or in interactive videoconferencing classrooms.
The Dickinson State University teacher education program is nationally accredited by NCATE, and is also approved at the state level by
ESPB. The Department of Teacher Education offers graduate courses in addition to its undergraduate programs for teachers. The
conceptual framework for the program aligns with the InTASC teaching standards and has at its center the concept of the teacher as
reflective decision maker. The teacher education program engages education majors in field experiences in PreK-12 schools during every
semester of their education coursework, asking them to integrate their on-campus learning with their in-the-field practice and reflection.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in education or related discipline
All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
Interpersonal and organizational skills
PreK-6 teaching experience, including kindergarten or early childhood PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: University-level teaching experience Awareness of trends and issues in PreK-12 education
Knowledge of research and practices in teacher training
Experience with program assessment and accreditation
Experience designing and teaching courses related to English Language Learners (ELL) COMPENSATION: This is a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position. The salary range is $50,000-$55,000 with an attractive benefit
package, including TIAA-CREF retirement and Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance. Appointment date is August 18, 2014.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: To ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received by May 2, 2014. However, applications will be accepted until the
position is filled. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal history background check. To apply submit a letter of
application, resume, copies of transcripts, contact information for five references, and a Dickinson State University faculty employment
application to: Mr. Kevin Moberg, Chair Department of Teacher Education Dickinson State University 291 Campus Drive Dickinson, ND 58601-4896
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information or assistance contact: Mr. Kevin Moberg, . 2178 or kevin. .

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