Wilkes University
  • 22-Dec-2017 to 16-Mar-2018 (EST)
  • School of Education, ECE
  • Wilkes Barre, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Wilkes University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor in the School of Education.The Undergraduate Teacher Education program provides opportunities for students to grow academically and professionally. The program promotes an appreciation for diversity, as well as a regard for research-based and innovative practices. The ethic of service and dedication are expected of Teacher Education students to meet the diverse needs of all students within the learning community.

The successful candidate is responsible predominantly for instruction of early childhood education coursework in online courses. This new program pathway is designed especially to make education accessible and affordable to a population of educators who seek training and credentials at the early childhood level. Wilkes believes in partnerships in education to better serve each child and as a result is initially working with PACCA and community colleges to offer the T.E.A.C.H. scholarship to students.

An earned doctorate in education or a related field with experience in education organizations and statewide initiatives is required. Skills needed include successful collaboration with others, leadership in the field of elementary and early childhood education, and effective and inclusive communication skills.  Experience in online course development and online teaching is required.  Teacher certification and a minimum of three (3) years successful teaching experience is required. Teaching in in higher education is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in local and global education. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.


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