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Instructor/Assistant Professor of Education

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Position Information

Posting Number F000075
Position Title Instructor/Assistant Professor of Education
Department Education
Division School of Education & Health Sciences
FLSA Status Exempt
Faculty Status Non-Tenure Track
Supervisor Title Department Chair, Education and Heatlh Sciences
Status Full-time Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Tenure Track No
Position Summary

The Department of Education in the School of Education & Health Sciences at North Central College invites applications for a full time non-tenure track ongoing position in Education at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor to begin September 2018. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses focusing on teaching, curriculum, and instruction in the K-12 classroom. Other responsibilities may include development of new teacher-licensure programs including alternative route to licensure programs, and school, campus, and college committee work. The college encourages applications from candidates with a commitment to multicultural, inclusive, and social justice frameworks for teaching. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching excellence, mentoring of students, and ongoing scholarship/creative work.

Required Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in Education or Curriculum and Instruction. Closely related academic areas will also be considered. ABD in any of these areas is acceptable.
• Demonstrated excellent teaching skills
• Ability to design and implement engaging and effective instruction
• Expertise in using a variety of technologies for teaching and learning
• Willingness and ability to teach both online and face-to-face courses
• Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
• Evidence of three to five years of licensed, successful K-12 teaching experience, ideally teaching in a licensure field offered by the department.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in program development
• Experience with teacher education accreditation, especially CAEP accreditation
• Experience teaching in post-secondary education
• Experience teaching online and/or hybrid courses
• Knowledge of national standards relative to teaching K-12 students (Common Core, Next Generation Science, etc.), teacher preparation programs, and teaching and learning with technology

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. The college is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit:

Interested candidates should a submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, copies of unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications begins October 30, 2017 and continues until the position is filled.

Employment Conditions

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

Number of Vacancies 1

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EEO Statement

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  5. Names and contact information of three professional references
Optional Documents