VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION

The Education Department at Ursinus College invites applications for a two-year renewable full-time position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level, starting in the fall of 2015. We seek a versatile teacher-scholar who is passionate about teacher education and educational study in a liberal arts setting and can teach undergraduate courses in a variety of areas such as curriculum design and assessment, instructional methods, educational psychology, foundations of education, and student teaching supervision. Main responsibilities are teaching a 3/3 load of introductory and upper-level courses. The position also carries expectations for continuing professional development as well as student advising and other college/departmental service. A Ph.D or Ed.D is required by the start of the appointment. Teaching experience at the K-12 and/or college level are highly desirable, as is the ability to teach in the Common Intellectual Experience, an interdisciplinary liberal studies seminar for all first-year students. 

Please submit application letter that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation through http://apply.interfolio.com/27371 . Please direct any additional questions to jspencer@ursinus.edu . Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 20, 2014, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1700 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. Ursinus College is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. As such, Ursinus College is an AA/OE Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristic in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.