Associate Professor of Education

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Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Associate Professor of Education
Department Name 41260-Johnstown Educ-General Admin
Position Number 0002369
Position Details

The University of Pittsburgh – Johnstown invites applications for a Chairperson, Division of Education, and non-tenure stream Associate Professor of Education beginning Fall 2018. Pitt­ Johnstown is a comprehensive four-year undergraduate campus of the University of Pittsburgh system, located 70 miles east of Pittsburgh on a beautiful 650-acre site in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania. The college community includes approximately 3,000 undergraduate students and 145 full-time faculty members distributed through seven academic divisions. These divisions include Business & Enterprise, Education, Engineering & Computer Science, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Nursing & Health Sciences, and Social Sciences. Each division offers four-year undergraduate bachelor degree programs. The Division of Education enrolls over 250 students in thirteen certification programs.

Responsibilities are similar to a Dean of Education and include directing all education programs in early childhood, middle level, secondary, and special education; supervising faculty and staff; and managing the divisional budget. The Division Chairperson also teaches two courses per semester in the area of expertise. Reporting directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Division Chairperson is liaison to the PA Department of Education and local school districts. Applicants should have a doctorate in an area of Education supportive of the Division’s mission, as well as an established record of scholarly productivity consistent with appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, at least two years of experience in higher education, at least five years of K-12 experience, and strong evidence of leadership. Preferred candidates will have had substantial administrative experiences in higher education and/or K-12 education. This experience would optimally include responsibility for mentoring and evaluating faculty, managing budgets, and providing leadership in curriculum development and program reviews/assessment. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their leadership, research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and· excellence of the academic community. The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.
Applicant screening is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Process

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until position is filled. To apply, interested candidates should submit the following materials:
• letter of application specific to the advertised position
• current curriculum vita
• statement of teaching philosophy
• statement of professional development goals and/or research agenda
• evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations, observation reports, etc.)
• evidence of current scholarship/professional activities
• official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (copies accepted initially)
• four current reference letters sent directly to the search chair
• statement of authorization to work in the U.S.
FBI Criminal Record Check, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, PA Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance (prior to interview)

Send materials to:
Dr. Steven Stem, Search Committee Chair
141 Krebs Hall
University of Pittsburgh – Johnstown
450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 269-2901

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 12/07/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 02/07/2018
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