Assistant professor of Education- One Year Visiting Position

Date Posted
January 10, 2020
Job Description

The Department of Education at The College of Wooster invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Elementary pedagogy (grades P-5) at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2020.

We are  especially interested in hiring faculty who can contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); all applicants are expected to discuss their experience working with diverse student populations.

The successful candidate should have a demonstrated ability to teach courses and advise research projects in elementary level pedagogy such as assessment and intervention, elementary curriculum and content area methodology (including literacy, science, mathematics, social studies and fine arts) as well as supervision of field and student teachers. They will teach the equivalent of 6 courses, including introductory and advanced courses within the field of education, supervise field and student teaching, and actively contribute to the department's accreditation process. Teaching experience in grades P-12 is required. Teaching licensure/certification is preferred. Ph. D. or Ed.D. (ABD, Masters considered).

Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts; evidence of strong teaching (such as teaching philosophy, syllabi and student evaluations, if applicable) and research statement and writing sample of 25 pages or less); a statement detailing how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity and inclusion in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus in in the broader community; and three reference letters through Interfolio. Applications received by February 17, 2020 will receive full consideration. If you have questions regarding Interfolio, please contact Mary Spencer, Administrative Coordinator, Department of Education at  Questions about the position should be directed to Megan Wereley, Chair of Search Committee, at  

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