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Professor of Urban Education, Tenure-track, open rank

05/17/2017 3:11 pm

Rockford University invites applicants for a tenure-track Professor of Urban Education, open rank, to begin August 2017. This individual is officially designated to coordinate (in consultation with the Department Chair) the M.Ed. in Urban Education Program.  The faculty member will teach courses in the program, oversee scheduling and the curriculum of the program, liaise with pertinent stakeholders, and engage in student recruitment activities.  Must carry an evening class load and attend meetings and events outside of normal working hours.  Applicants must be able to teach graduate level courses online and face-to-face.  Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Urban Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership or a relevant field with extensive scholarship pertinent to urban education.  Prior full-time college teaching experience is highly preferred. Enthusiasm for teaching in a small-university liberal arts setting is essential.

Applications will be reviewed starting immediately, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to

Rockford University’s search committees and hiring managers are especially interested in candidates who through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Rockford University is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer.