Location: Framingham, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Oct 26 2017 Job Description:
The Education Department in the College of Education at Framingham State University seeks applicants for a full-time, 9-month tenure-track position at the assistant professor level starting September 2018 in the area of early childhood education.
We seek a faculty member who has demonstrated experience in early childhood language and literacy, values diversity, inclusion, and culturally/linguistically responsive practices, and exemplifies a strong commitment to practice and research supporting early childhood education in schools and communities.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach early childhood literacy methods courses, coordinate the early childhood program, and supervise early childhood and elementary teacher candidates in public school settings. The position may also include course topics such as child development, foundations of early childhood education, and child and family studies. The successful candidate will collaborate effectively with faculty in literacy, mathematics, science, social studies and special education; advise undergraduates; collaborate with the on-campus Centers for Early Childhood Education and local school districts; and participate actively in the university community.
Earned doctorate in early childhood education or a closely related field by the position start date. A minimum of three years of successful teaching experience in an early childhood and/or elementary school setting. Evidence of a growing and/or established publication record. Strong collegial and collaborative skills.
Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located just 20 miles west of Boston.
Framingham State University is committed to Inclusive Excellence through collaborative and sustainable partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the greater community. At FSU, we encourage a supportive, diverse and collaborative environment in which we learn from each oth...er through informed and open communication, institutional practices and community engagement. FSU provides a culturally relevant education that includes a beautiful campus with 53 undergraduate and graduate programs, a highly personalized teaching environment, and unparalleled commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.
Framingham State University is honored to be recognized for the second year as a recipient of the INSIGHT into Diversity prestigious 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. The HEED award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion throughout their campuses.