Director of Teacher Education/Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education and Youth Studies
The Department of Education and Youth Studies at Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin, invites applications for a full-time (11-month) Director of Teacher Education/Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education and Youth Studies position beginning in Fall of 2022. This long-term faculty/administrative staff hybrid position requires teaching 4-5 courses per year including one language and literacy methods course, and other courses needed by the program, advising students, and placing and supervising student teachers. This position also supports the department’s ongoing maintenance and the renewing of its teaching licensure program with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, and strengthens the department’s partnerships with other campus organizations and regional partners such as the local school districts.
- Minimum of Masters in Education; Ph.D., or Ed.D. preferred.
- At least three years teaching experience in language and literacy in U.S.-based K-12 schools.
- Extensive community-based work with diverse groups preferred.
We invite applicants to demonstrate in their letter of application how they can contribute to the department’s core mission of social justice education by adding to its program. We encourage applicants to discuss in their letter of application how their previous professional and academic experiences might contribute to or strengthen a department committed to preparing teachers and educators working in the broad field of educational services for the increasingly diverse classroom and society our graduates will encounter.
Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.
Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.
How to Apply
To apply, candidates should include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, two recent letters of recommendation, and other supporting materials you would like for us to consider. Submit materials via Beloit College’s job application portal.
Review of applications begins on Feb 1, 2022, and continues until the position is filled. If you have questions about the search, you may contact the Chair of the department, Dr. Jingjing Lou, at firstname.lastname@example.org.