The College of Education (COE) at Portland State University is seeking a 1.0 FTE 9-month, non-tenure-track Early Childhood Education faculty with a continuous appointment at the Assistant Professor of Practice level in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, starting September 16, 2019. Various assignments for non-tenure-track instructional faculty include instruction, supporting scholarly activities, and service to the University, community, and profession. Expectations for the position are summarized in the position description and will be the principal components upon which annual review will be based.
- Doctorate in curriculum and instruction, child development, or other related education fields, with a focus on early childhood education and development. - 3 years minimum teaching experience in early childhood settings. - 2 years full-time (or equivalent) teaching adults in fully online and hybrid learning formats. - Experience, knowledge, and commitment to online teaching formats using a constructivist, anti-bias, and inclusive pedagogy. - Knowledge and experience in the field of Infant/Toddler Mental Health (ITMH) and early childhood education, including child development, equity, culture, and leadership issues. - Commitment to inclusive education and constructivist approaches to early childhood teacher education guided by social justice values. - Experience and ability in developing online classes. - Successful completion of a background check.
- Skills in seeking program grants, program development, knowledge of the early childhood field and systems in Oregon and nationally, and access to relevant professional networks. - Experience teaching graduate students. - Experience with cohort and/or program leadership. - Experience working across interdisciplinary environments. - Demonstrate the ability to collaborate in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement.
Internal Number: 28937
About Portland State University
Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities, the University's innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State's commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 124 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe. PSU seeks talented individuals who understand our values and strategic goals and enjoy sharing ideas and collaborating in an environment of mutual respect to achieve those values and goals. We are committed to leading through engagement and seek individuals who support this strategy. Engagement describes Portland State's collaborative approach to the exchange of knowledge and resources with local, regional, national, and global partners for mutual benefit of students, faculty, and the community. As a component of the Diversity Action Plan and the President's... Strategic Mission of achieving global excellence, Portland State University strives to become an institution that is recognized nationally and internationally for the accomplishments of its faculty, the reputation of its programs, and the preparation of it students as world citizens. For more information visit http://www.pdx.edu/about-portland-state