Job: Assistant / Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education

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Posted: 02/13/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 12603

Job Description

Job Title:Assistant / Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education
Job ID:12603
Location:UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time:Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:Regular
JOB DETAILS:
Department: Teaching, Learning and Leadership
Appointment Percentage: 100%
Anticipated Start Date: 08/21/2017
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
- An earned Ph.D./Ed.D. or currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Early Childhood Education
or related field
- At least 3 years of full time teaching experience as the lead/head teacher in range Birth-Age 12
- Licensable/certifiable in the range Birth-Age 12 (Early Childhood/Elementary Education Teacher)

Preferred:
- An earned Ph.D./Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education or related field
- At least one degree earned in Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education or
Child Development
- Related experience includes a record of strong teaching of professional education courses
- Related experience includes a record of supervision of Early Childhood Education/Elementary teacher candidates
- At least 3 years of full time teaching experience as the lead/head teacher in the range Birth-Age 8
- Record of Scholarly Activity
- Record of Professional Service

In addition, for consideration of Associate Professor rank and for tenure, a Ph.D. or Ed.D. is required as well as post-secondary teaching experience and record of scholarly activity.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach Early Childhood Education/Elem. Education courses; supervise teacher candidates in field experiences; advise undergraduate and graduate students; engage in scholarly activities and research; develop and maintain positive relations with outside agencies; demonstrate ability to work collaboratively as well as independently; participate in service activities at the discipline, school, and university levels; and participate in service activities at the program, department and school, college and university, professional and community service.
CAMPUS INFORMATION:
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin's Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

All students are issued laptops. Faculty use the university's online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm.

Facts and data about the university: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

Benefit Details: http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:
https://cmsauth.uwstout.edu/police/upload/AnnualSecurityReport.pdf
TO APPLY:
Before you get started with the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) by visiting the site below:
https://helpdesk.wisc.edu/images/group61/21900/TAMFAQ_CandidateGateway.pdf

Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the qualifications of this position
- Current vita
- Names and contact information for three references including current supervisor indicating professional relationship
- Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire

Screening of applications will begin 1/03/2017 and may continue until the position is filled.
To ensure consideration, submit a complete application online by 11:59 p.m. on 1/02/2017.

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

If you have application questions call or e-mail:
Dr. Melody Brennan, Search Committee Chair
Teaching, Learning and Leadership Department, School of Education
Phone: 715.232.5450
E-mail: brennanm@uwstout.edu

Job Family: Teaching

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