The School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) of Utah State University offers an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Instructional/Educational/School Leadership. Located on the main campus in beautiful Logan, Utah, this is a tenure-track, 9-month academic year position with the opportunity for summer employment dependent on the availability of funds. The role assignment for this position is 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service with a 2-2 teaching load (i.e., two classes per semester during the academic year). The successful candidate will join a vital school of 42 faculty—31 on the Logan campus and 11 on Statewide Campuses. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The start date could be as early as January 2020.
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Along with the online application, please attach:
1) Current curriculum vitae to be uploaded in the candidate profile under "Resume"
2) Letter of application describing your qualifications for the position and specifying areas of teaching experience to be typed during your application under "Cover letter"
3) Statement describing your areas of research and research agenda for the next five years; to be typed during your application under "Research Statement"
4) Copies of teaching evaluations for any university-level instruction to be uploaded in your candidate profile in the "Documents..." section
5) Contact information for five professional references to be provided in the candidate profile
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.
The School of Teacher Education and Leadership offers graduate programs including an MEd in instructional leadership, an administrative/supervisory concentration, an MS, MEd, and EdS in curriculum and instruction and a PhD in curriculum and instruction with doctoral concentrations in instructional leadership, literacy education and leadership, mathematics education and leadership, cultural studies, and science education. We offer undergraduate programs for early childhood education (K-3), elementary education, and the professional education framework leading to secondary education licensure in other teaching majors. We also offer endorsement programs in early childhood education, reading education, gifted and talented education, and ESL education. This position is specifically oriented within the PhD and MEd programs in Instructional Leadership and the Administrative/Supervisory Concentration.
As part of a land grant institution, we deliver our programs to students on campuses across the state of Utah through interactive broadcast and online delivery. We value our partnerships with local, state, national, and international leaders and welcome the many ongoing opportunities we have to collaborate toward common goals. Drawing on the extensive knowledge base in both theoretical and practice-oriented research, we design programs and research focusing on increasing the quality of teaching, learning, and leadership within complex local and global contexts. This involves creating equitable educational opportunities for all students, as well as preparing researchers and instructional leaders to use evidence-based instruction that results in improved student achievement and equitable opportunities in schools for all students.
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services graduate programs are ranked #1 in all of Utah and #26 in the nation according to the U.S. News and World Report. We are ranked 6th in the nation in total research dollars. Our college has placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates seeking employment in special education, elementary education, speech-language pathology, audiology, and 18 secondary education fields.
Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) on the Logan main campus, four regional campuses, two USU Eastern campuses, and 28 centers throughout the state. USU offers 162 undergraduate majors, 153 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. The 2018 rankings from Washington Monthly ranked USU as one of the top 30 national Universities and the 5th best public national university in the nation. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at: https://www.usu.edu/about/at-a-glance/.
A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.
The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Additional information about Logan can be found at: http://www.loganutah.org/visitors/about_logan/index.php.
USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement (https://www.usu.edu/president/missionstatement/). USU is an AA/EO employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law. Learn more at https://equity.usu.edu/. USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program. Additional information can be found at: http://www.usu.edu/provost/faculty-life/dual-career-assistance.cfm.
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