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Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education

Non-tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Division of Education beginning August 2012.

Responsibilities:  Teaching content and methods courses for the Early Childhood program, including literacy and mathematics methods and classroom management. The applicant fulfilling this position will be expected to participate in curriculum development, supervise field and clinical experiences in Early Childhood, advise undergraduate students, work collaboratively with stakeholders, engage in appropriate scholarship/professional development and university service activities and uphold the mission and goals of the Education Division.

Doctorate in Early Childhood or a related field; a minimum of three years teaching experience at the Pre-K – 6 level with a focus on language arts/reading; and a strong commitment to developing partnerships with local schools. Some background in Early Childhood mathematics, special education and or second language acquisition (ESOL) is strongly preferred. Successful teaching and or supervision experience at the college level is desirable.  The candidate must also demonstrate the potential to engage in continuous scholarship/professional development. ABD applicants will be considered with expectation of doctoral degree completion by start of appointment.

To apply, interested candidates should submit the following materials:
• letter of application
• current curriculum vita
• evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations, observation reports, etc.)
• statement of professional development goals and/or research agenda
• evidence of current scholarship/professional development
• official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (copies accepted initially)
• three current reference contacts (3 original letters for finalists)

Send materials to:
Dr. Natalie Conrad Barnyak, Chair, Early Childhood Education Search Committee
Division of Education, 149 Biddle Hall
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 269-7273


Review of applications will begin February 21, 2012.

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minority group members are encouraged to apply.