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Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education

A non-tenure-stream position beginning August 2014.

Responsibilities include coordination and supervision of field practicums and clinical experiences for all programs (Early Childhood through Secondary) and to work with the program office to monitor and systematically document student learning outcomes from all field practicums and clinical experiences across programs. The faculty will teach relevant courses, as assigned, namely, but not limited to, the student teaching seminar course, and perform other duties as assigned. 

Doctorate in teacher education or a related field. ABD with completion by hire date. A minimum of three years public school teaching experience is required along with a strong commitment to developing partnerships with local schools and the coordination and supervision of clinical experiences. A background in special education or English language learning is preferred. Effective teaching at the college level is desirable. Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate the potential to engage in professional development, programmatic research, and publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Application Deadline: 
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

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)
• statement of professional development goals and/or research agenda
• evidence of current scholarship/professional development
• official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (copies accepted
• 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

The Universtiy of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.