Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership
Eastern Kentucky University
Location: Richmond, Kentucky
Internal Number: 18131
Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Online App: 18131
Join the vibrant and creative Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership at Eastern Kentucky University!
The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership at Eastern Kentucky University is accepting applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor to teach online and in person classes in the education professional core beginning August 2022. 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. Professional service— including chairing Ed.D. dissertations, publications in professional scholarly journals, and presentations at the state, regional, and national levels— are expected.
Earned doctorate in curriculum and instruction, elementary education, or closely related field from an accredited or internationally recognized institution.
Expertise in teaching educational foundations, child development, curriculum and instruction, differentiation, classroom management, or assessment at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is required.
A minimum of three years of successful teaching in K-12 environments is required.
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership
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 .