Regis University — Assistant Professor – Education

Regis University

Assistant Professor – Education

Department: Education (EDUC)

Position Category: Faculty

FTE: 1.00

Schedule: August through May, schedule will vary according to class schedules and office hours.

Will driving be required?: No

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Requested start date for this position: 08/01/2019

Pay Rate: Salary commensurate with education and experience

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Northwest Denver

Full-time or Part-time: Full-Time

Posting Number: 201101263

Job Summary:
The Division of Education invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, beginning August 1, 2019.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The area of specialization is elementary general education with experience with culturally and linguistically diverse education. The position will contribute to all areas of our teacher education program. Our department offers a wide range of teaching licensure options to our undergraduate and post baccalaureate licensure students: Elementary Education, Secondary Education with licensure areas of science, math, social studies, language arts, business, or K-12 Art, Music, or World Language Education. Each student has the option to add a Special Education Endorsement. All of our teacher candidates earn a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) endorsement as part of our inclusive program. Our program is situated within the liberal arts college, and our students work closely with members of their content-area departments as well as the Education faculty members. The Regis College Education division is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.
We are seeking a colleague who will work collaboratively with fellow faculty members in the education department, departments across campus, and professionals in local schools to ensure program quality. The successful candidate must be able to teach upper-level courses in Elementary teaching methods, along with courses in education foundations, assessment, and culturally and linguistically diverse education. In addition, faculty members across the disciplines in Regis College are expected to develop and teach interdisciplinary, integrative core courses with themes such as justice and the common good, the search for meaning, diversity and cultural traditions, and global environmental awareness. Candidates should also demonstrate potential for an active scholarly program. A conferred Ph.D. is required. This position is conditional upon final budget approval.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in education or related field
• Commitment to diversity and equity in education
• At least 3 years of successful teaching experience at the K-12 level
• Experience teaching diverse student populations
• Experience with and understanding of state and national standards
• A record of collaborative activity
• Record of (or potential for) scholarly productivity

Preferred Qualifications:
• 5 or more years of successful teaching experience in at the elementary and/or secondary level
• Demonstrated understanding of current education trends, challenges, and legislation
• Successful teaching experience in higher education
• Experience integrating technology into teaching and learning
• An ongoing program of scholarly research and publications

About Regis:
Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Regis provides values-based education at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its motto, “Men and Women in Service of Others,” describes the purpose of Jesuit education: to form men and women who use their knowledge in the unselfish service of others. Regis is composed of five colleges: the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies, Regis College, College of Computer & Information Sciences, College of Business & Economics, and Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, which includes the schools of pharmacy, physical therapy and nursing.
Beyond its historic campus in Northwest Denver, there are Regis campuses in Thornton, the Denver Tech Center and in Colorado Springs. Regis currently serves about 10,000 students in online and campus environments and has been ranked as a top school in the Western Region for 20 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.

UA EEO Statement:
This statement is intended to indicate clearly that the University is morally committed to the principles of nondiscrimination – that we want to do this rather than just have to by law.

“In accordance with its Jesuit Catholic mission, Regis University is committed to maintaining a humane atmosphere in which the civil rights of every individual are recognized and respected. Regis University does not unlawfully discriminate in either the provision of educational services or in employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Within this context, Regis University does reserve the right to give employment preference to persons who demonstrate by word and practice a commitment to the University’s mission and educational goals.”

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes
(Positions may remain open until we have an adequate applicant pool or the close date listed, whichever occurs first. Please consider applying for positions as soon as possible)

Special Instructions to Applicants:
A complete application must include: letter of application, vita, all university-level academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation (one of which addresses the candidate’s demonstrated abilities and/or potential as an undergraduate teacher), and a statement of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will begin October 2, 2018. Applicants must submit all materials electronically to: https://jobs.regis.edu. Letters of recommendation and transcripts can be sent to: Dr. Elizabeth Grassi, Regis University, 3333 Regis Blvd. H-12, Denver, CO 80221 or electronically to egrassi@regis.edu.

To apply, visit: https://jobs.regis.edu/

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