Department of Professional Studies in Education - Tenure Track

Position Summary & Description
The Department of Professional Studies in Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), located in the beautiful foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, seeks a highly qualified early childhood teacher educator at the rank of an Assistant Professor beginning August 2018. This is a 9-month tenure track appointment.
The successful candidate will serve as a key member of the department's early childhood committee and will be expected to engage in the development of new department initiatives in early childhood education. Candidates should expect assignment to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral-level teaching on and off campus as well as supervision of early childhood field experiences in a variety of program locations and advisement of students. On-line as well as face-to-face teaching should also be anticipated. IUP faculty are expected to demonstrate accomplishments in teaching, scholarship, and service.
Position Qualifications
Required Qualifications
Candidates for this position are required to have 1) experience teaching young children (Pre-K ? 3rd grade), 2) evidence of teacher certification or specific preparation as an early childhood educator, 3) an earned Ed.D or Ph.D. in the field of education with a focus on or specialization in the field of early childhood education, and 4) a demonstrated commitment to multicultural and equitable approaches to the education of all children.
Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates with a record of scholarly research in the area of early childhood education. Evidence of experience with program accreditation and grant funding is desirable.
The department seeks candidates whose teaching, research, or services has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
Candidates must communicate effectively and perform well during the interview(s).
Essential Functions
The work of this position occurs in a typical office environment. Although infrequent, periods of heavy exertion may occur. Incumbent must have the following abilities:
Ability to travel to field locations and meeting/training sites by motor vehicle when required.
Communicate both orally and in writing to issue, receive and carry out instructions and orders effectively and to convey information to a variety of co-workers and the general public.
Use a variety of common office machines such as telephones, calculators, copiers, computer terminals, keyboards, video display terminals, auxiliary printers and similar equipment.
Perform manual duties such as lifting and carrying various weight limits.
Operate office equipment which may require stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing.
Provide assistance and guidance to internal and external customers.
Follow oral and written instructions.
Special Instructions to Applicants
If you are a PASSHE Faculty member that has received a notice of retrenchment and applying for consideration under Article 29 of the Agreement between APSCUF and the PASSHE, please send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Michael Driscoll, President, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Sutton Hall, Room 201, 1011 South Drive, Indiana, Pa 15705 or at president-office@iup.edu
All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application system at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/iupedu and must be received by March 18, 2018. A complete application will consist of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, unofficial copies transcripts, names and email addresses of three references. Automated reference requests will be generated when application is submitted by applicant.
If the degree listed as required for this position was earned at IUP - no unofficial transcripts are required to be submitted as part of this employment application. IUP-HR will verify IUP obtained degrees and only request official transcripts from candidates if needed later in the hiring process. Official transcripts will be required prior to hire date for applicants who did not earn the required degrees at IUP.
Only complete applications will be considered and application review will continue until position is filled. Please do not fax, mail or e-mail any documentation. You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted.
IUP is committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty dedicated to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon confirmation of work eligibility and satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.
Committed to excellence through diversity, IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V and is a proud member of the State System of Higher Education.

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