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Assistant Professor, Education

Wednesday, November 13, 2013  
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Tenure-track position in the Education Department; teach undergraduate and graduate courses in teacher preparation program; Assistant professor rank; day and evening courses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-Teach full-time load of classes with focus in foundation classes, day and evening classes on campus and possibly future off-campus sites

-Serve as advisor for undergraduate and master level graduate students

- Assist in maintaining professional accreditation through ISBE, as well as academic accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission

- Work as part of the Education Unit with the guidance of the Unit Head to coordinate and manage curriculum, courses, texts, and standard assessments

-Demonstrate knowledge, values, and skills in working with faculty, staff, and students with diverse backgrounds including academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, and disabilities

-Must be able to attend meetings and events outside normal working hours

Education and Experience:

-Master's degree in Education with five years of classroom experience

- PhD or EdD preferred

-Classroom teacher

-Active involvement in professional organizations

-College-level teaching experience preferred


-Evidence of strong verbal and written communication skills

-Demonstration of teaching effectiveness

-Evidence of scholarly abilities

-Understanding of diverse populations

- Evidence of continued professional development

Physical Demands:

- Ability to travel to off-campus sites for supervision and community outreach

How to Apply/Contact:

Application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Send complete applications to Professor Jean Harezlak, Unit Head and Chair, Education Department, Rockford University, 5050 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108 or Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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