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Assistant Professor of Teacher Education 

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Position available: Teacher Education Faculty position, full time tenure-track

Rank & Salary: Full-time Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

Appointment Date: August 10, 2015

Job Description:
Full time tenure track position to teach science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) coursework to undergraduate elementary education majors. Previous teaching experience in PreK-12 schools is required. Development of a research agenda, including the involvement of undergraduate candidates, is expected. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in undergraduate instruction, participate in the department's distance learning activities, participate in internship supervision, and contribute to advising, service, and scholarly components of the College of Education and Technology. Information about the Teacher Education Department is available at: . Information regarding tenure guidelines is available at:

Full-time or part-time preK-8 teaching experience in STEM education is required. Full-time or part-time teaching experience in preK-8 science is preferred.

Ed.D. or Ph.D. in an education-related field by the appointment date is preferred. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply.

Preference will be given to candidates who can effectively teach STEM education coursework to undergraduate elementary education majors. Full-time or part-time college teaching experience is also preferred. Experience with grant writing, administration, and support is preferred.

Apply and send credentials:
Review of applications will begin February 2, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to completed applications submitted by February 2, 2015. Send a resume, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals who have agreed to serve as references to:

Dr. Adam Holden, Chair Department of Teacher Education
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099


Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.

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