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Assistant Professor of Education: Ithaca College

posted Oct 7, 2015, 8:38 AM by Joe Shosh

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Ithaca College’s Department of Education invites applicants for a tenure-eligible Assistant

Professor position for a teacher educator with a specialty in social foundations of education and

early field experience to join a collaborative, growing department beginning August 16,

2016. The position involves teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in social foundations

of education; teaching courses in areas such as methods or field-based seminars appropriate for

the candidate’s expertise and the department’s needs ; designing and supervising educational

field experiences; collaborating with partnership schools in the Ithaca area and in New York

City; conducting and publishing research; and participating in service to the department, campus,

community, and profession. We seek a creative colleague with a deep commitment to diversity,

equity, and innovative practice in education, consistent with our department's mission.

Required qualifications: Teacher education experience; experience addressing issues of diversity

and equity in education; experience supervising field experiences; a record of (or clear potential

for) scholarly activity; at least three years of K-12 teaching experience; a record of collaborative

activity; and excellent written and oral communication skills. Preferred qualifications:

Experience addressing issues related to urban education; experience teaching courses in

pedagogy. Preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctorate by time of

appointment in education, curriculum and instruction, or a related field. However, ABD

candidates who have made significant progress towards completion of the degree are also

encouraged to apply.

We are an expanding department, located in the School of Humanities and Sciences, with teacher

certification programs at the undergraduate level in secondary education and K-12 art education

and at the Masters level in secondary and elementary education. We also offer an Education

Studies Minor for students in other teacher education programs on campus and for students with

an interest in the study of education as a social science.

Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of over 6,000 students, offers a

learning experience that combines the best of the liberal arts and professional education. Our

new strategic plan IC 20/20 positions us to offer a truly distinct integrative learning experience

that allows us to graduate students who are ready for the personal, professional, and global

challenges of our age. We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a

part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop

South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city

center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the

thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10

places to live in the U.S.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at Interested individuals should

apply online at; search for and select this position (Job #00939), and attach

requested documents. Questions about online applications may be directed to the Office of

Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Review of applications will begin immediately and

continue until the position has been filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications

should be received by October 16th, 2016.

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages

members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the

diversity of the college is appreciated.