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University of Minnesota Duluth – Department of Education

Position Announcement

Blanket Search: Assistant Professor or Instructor 2014/2015

Requisition #191923

 

***Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. ***

The UMD Department of Education is seeking applicants for a pool of temporary Instructor and Assistant Professor positions available to teach during fall semester 2014 beginning August 25, 2014; spring semester 2015 beginning January 8, 2015; and/or May/summer session 2015 beginning May 11, 2015. Note: being a member of the pool does not ensure a contract will be offered; course offerings, and therefore teaching appointments, vary with demand and available funding.

Required academic qualification to be eligible for the Instructor position is a Master’s degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in education or field related to specific teaching assignment. Required academic qualification to be eligible for the Assistant Professor position is a Doctorate, from a regionally accredited institution, in education or field related to specific teaching assignment.

Required experience for Instructor and Assistant Professor positions include: two years teaching experience in a P-12 school and/or at university level; experience and commitment to working with students from diverse population groups; evidence of ability to integrate diversity issues into the curriculum; and demonstrated excellence in written communication skills.

Preferred experience for Instructor and Assistant Professor positions include: three or more years teaching experience in a P-12 school and/or two or more years teaching experience at the university level; experience and/or commitment to teaching with technology and evidence of ability to integrate technology into the curriculum; and strong oral and interpersonal communication skills.  

Responsibilities may include teaching courses in one or more of the following areas: elementary education, early childhood education, secondary education, special education, American Sign Language, Academic English Language program, art education, human diversity, technology; advising education students; supervising student teacher candidates; serving on committees; and other duties as assigned.  

The University of Minnesota Duluth is a comprehensive regional university of 11,000 students located at the western end of Lake Superior. The UMD home page may be found at http://www.d.umn.edu  

Complete application will include:
1. a letter of application addressing qualifications - must be submitted online
2. curriculum vitae - must be current and submitted online
3. name and contact information for three references - must be submitted online
4. unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required at the time of an interview) - may be submitted online or mailed to address below
5. a statement on diversity including any experience working with students from diverse population groups and evidence of ability to integrate diversity issues into the curriculum – must be submitted online as Additional Document 1

Blanket Hire Search Committee
UMD Department of Education
150 EduE, 412 Library Drive
Duluth, MN 55812-3029

Please apply online via the Employment System at
http://employment.umn.edu  using requisition #191923
or
Quicklink:  employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=121261

Complete applications will begin to be reviewed August 11, 2014. Complete applications will remain active and review of complete applications will continue throughout fall semester 2014, spring semester 2015, and May/summer session 2015 until the positions are filled. 

 

For additional information contact Linda Witzke   lwitzke@d.umn.edu   or 218-726-7964.

 

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the University of Minnesota Disability Specialist at 612-624-3316.
Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
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