Join a vibrant and creative department at Eastern Kentucky University! EKU values excellence in teaching and is committed to preparing teachers to meet the demands of the world today. Additionally, the Department of Curriculum & Instruction understands the importance of having a diverse faculty and staff to support our candidates.
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Eastern Kentucky University is accepting applications for a tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor to teach in the education professional core beginning August 2021. Applicants should demonstrate expertise in one or more of the following: educational foundations, child development, curriculum and instruction, differentiation, or assessment. The candidate may supervise clinical experiences in area schools, advise undergraduate and/or graduate education candidates, and collaborate with other faculty to align programmatic goals with professional standards and outcomes. A minimum of three years of successful teaching in K-12 environments is required. Professional service, publications in professional scholarly journals, and presentations at the state, regional, and national levels are expected. Preference given to candidates who can provide evidence of grant writing or awards and to those with a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction.
This is a 9-month contract.
EKU is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
PhD in Curriculum & Instruction. A minimum of three years of successful teaching in K-12 environments is required.
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .
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