Associate Lecturer / Adjunct of Teacher Education
Deadline for Applications is 7/10/2020

Code: 16500 Posted: 06/10/2020

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Associate Lecturer/Adjunct of Teacher Education.

Responsibilities include teaching one or more courses in the teacher education department, both in person and online using the Canvas learning management system; updating and/or revising course syllabus/syllabi with guidance from the department Chair; assessing students and assigning grades; and meeting university and department requirements for course planning, teaching, and assessment.

This position will teach a minimum of one to three credits in the teacher education department, as assigned by the department Chair. Contract will be for one semester and may be renewed on a semester-by-semester basis.

Available courses for Fall 2020 include:

EDU 100: Introduction to the Teaching Profession

EDU 300: Creating Effective Learning Environments

EDU 322: Teaching Exceptional Learners

EDU 332: Foundations of Literacy

EDU 333: Children’s and Adolescent Literature and New Literacies (fully online)

Essential Job Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching Courses

  • Using Canvas learning management system to teach online and/or support in-person coursework
  • Assessing students and assigning grades
  • Meeting university and department requirements for course planning, teaching, and assessment


Standards of Performance

  • Overall thoroughness, organization, and availability      
  • Soundness of judgment and operational decisions
  • Timely and effective communication of problems and opportunities, including the responsibility for identifying and communicating information of importance as soon as possible
  • Integrity in dealing with students, faculty and staff, administrators, customers, vendors, and management
  • Maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Effective instruction of students to achieve learning outcomes
  • Attendance and punctuality for classes and meetings
  • Timely and fair evaluation of student work


Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Knowledge and ability to teach courses
  • Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds
  • The position is not responsible for money or university funds of accounts which hold financial information
  • Ergonomic Requirements: sufficient mobility and dexterity to move around office, campus and community. Ability to work with keyboard, mouse and monitor. Ability to attend meetings and course sessions.
  • Equipment to be used on the job: laptop and/or desktop computer, printer, copier, projector, tablets, Promethean Boards, Video Conferencing, Interactive Whiteboard Systems, Smart Boards, telephone including voice mail, and FAX

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications


  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, or related field in education
  • Experience working with diverse student populations and a demonstrated commitment to the success of underrepresented minorities
  • Experience using the Canvas learning management system for online teaching, or willingness to be trained
  • Knowledge of best practices in teacher education and expertise in the content area of one or more available courses
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Names and emails of three professional references upon hire.

Review of Applications

Position is open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 07/11/2020

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