Assistant Professors in Childhood Education (2 Positions)

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State University of New York College at Plattsburgh

About Our College: Situated in one of the world’s most beautiful regions – SUNY Plattsburgh’s main campus is on Lake Champlain between the Adirondack Mountains of New York and Green Mountains of Vermont. SUNY Plattsburgh is a vibrant, public, comprehensive college, and member of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) comprehensive system of higher education committed to student-centered academic excellence. While the college enrolls more than 5,500 students in 70+ baccalaureate, certificate, and master’s programs, an average class size of 22 students allows the individual attention necessary to ensure that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural and interdependent world.

About The Position: The School of Education, Health, and Human Services prepares students for successful entry into their profession. We focus on an ethical approach to human well-being and encourage critical thinking and practical application.  The Education Unit has a long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching and teacher preparation. Effective Fall 2020, we are seeking 2 dynamic, collaborative Assistant Professors (Elementary Mathematics AND Elementary Literacy) who have experience teaching at the elementary education level, and who value inclusion, multicultural competencies, learner-centered pedagogy, and social justice. In each position, integrating curricular areas and infusing technology to support learning will be essential. Successful candidates will be expected to practice and model reflective teaching and learning as members of collaborative/cooperative cohort teaching teams, working closely with university colleagues and professionals in regional partner schools. Each successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. As an institution that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners, the successful candidates must demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues. Our teacher education programs integrate extensive field experiences, developmental and educational theory, content knowledge, and critical pedagogy. We have adopted an inquiry approach to program development, and as such, faculty participation in program assessment and improvement activities is required. The successful candidates may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.


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Closing date of November 15, 2019.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Contact Name: 
Amy Gervich, Search Chair
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