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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - #1056

Department: Professional Studies

College of Education

Educational Leadership (Assistant Professor)

Seeking one tenure-track faculty member to join a team that offers master's and doctoral level educational leadership programs in traditional and distance delivery formats. Responsibilities include teaching, scholarly activity, service, and advising; involvement in professional organizations; demonstrated commitment to a research and publication agenda; integration of instructional technologies in teaching-learning environments, and willingness to travel for teaching. Requirements for job consideration include an earned doctorate in Educational Leadership, Administration, Policy Studies, or a closely related discipline prior to appointment date; at least two years full-time experience as a K-12 educational leader; evidence of excellence in teaching; and evidence of scholarly writing and research. We will consider all qualified applicants and are particularly interested in those who have expertise in the following areas: organizational leadership, instructional leadership, budget management, and superintendent – board relations. In addition we are looking for applicants who have experience or interest in using distance methods for course delivery. The College of Education is committed to democratic practices and meeting the needs of a diverse population. Please address the requirements of the position in your application.

University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming is a nationally recognized public research university focused on students who seek personalized learning in the Rocky Mountain environment. Laramie, a town of about 27,000 people provides both the milieu of a University with approximately 13,000 students, and a distinctive identity as an important city in a predominantly rural, sparsely populated state. The larger cities of Colorado's Front Range, including Denver, are within 1 - 2 hours driving distance. The location is ideal for a wide range of outdoor sports and activities.

College of Education

The UW College of Education has enjoyed over 50 years of continuous NCATE accreditation and is recognized as a pioneer in school-university partnerships and educational renewal. It is home to 68 faculty distributed among four departments (Educational Studies, Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Professional Studies, and Secondary Education). The College offers B.A., M.A., M.S., Ed.D., and Ph.D. degrees and delivers a growing array of off-campus and on-line instruction. More information is available at the College's website, http://www.uwyo.edu/education

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. Please see www.uwyo.edu/diversity/fairness.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

 

Application Materials Required:

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin Dec. 1, 2014 and continue until filled. To apply, submit the following materials electronically (via e-mail): a) a letter describing your interest in the position and its responsibilities, specifically including a statement of your teaching philosophy (teaching evaluations are welcome) , b) a current curriculum vitae, c) unofficial transcripts, and d) three current letters of recommendation. Please send all application materials to Dr. Clifford P. Harbour, Search Committee Chair, (in care of Ms. Tiffany LeGal), at the following e-mail address: tlegal@uwyo.edu (307-766-5649).

 

 

 

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