Faculty - Assistant Professor in Educator Preparation (Public May Apply)

Code: 14102 Posted: 03/05/2018


The Institute of Professional Educator Development at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside seeks applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Educator Preparation, scheduled to start in the 2018-2019 academic year.

This position will teach 24 credits annually (4/4 standard fall/spring course teaching load) in the Teacher Education program. This position will teach classes in the program as assigned by the Educator Preparation Chair. Opportunities to teach additional courses in the summer and winterim semesters may be available for additional compensation depending upon the needs of the Educator Preparation program. This position is expected to establish and maintain an active research program in the Education field. In addition, the position will be expected to contribute service to UW-Parkside, the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies (CSSPS), the Institute (IPED), profession and community including advising students in the program.

Responsibilities include teaching courses in the Teacher Education Department and curriculum development at the undergraduate level; supervision of clinical field experiences and directed teaching in the program; and working collaboratively with the Institute of Professional Educator Development (IPED) staff, Educator Preparation Executive Committee and Advisory Board. This position requires service to the profession, University and local community, including supporting the Educator Learning Community and mentoring students with a strong focus on the clinical program and the schools and community groups supporting those placements. The successful candidate may be required to teach online and hybrid courses and/or weekend and evening classes.




  • Ph.D., Ed.D. in Math Education, Science, or related field with emphasis on Teacher Education, specializing in Mathematics education
  • Experience engaging in leadership at the program and department level as well as collaboratively with university colleagues, PK-12 faculty and local, state and national community partners
  • Experience supervising teacher candidates in clinical placements
  • Commitment to, and experience in the preparation of educators for diverse contexts and populations
  • Knowledge of mathematics and/or science curriculum and subject specific pedagogy, and the integration of technology into teaching and learning
  • A minimum of three years successful teaching in K-12 settings 


  • Understand best practices and of knowledge current research in teaching and learning including assessment of educator candidates
  • Ability to design, develop, and assess licensure programs
  • Commitment to inquiry, self-evaluation, reflection and development
  • Experience with LiveText or other internet-based program assessment tool
  • Familiarity with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Familiarity or experience working with the National Council of teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • Familiarity with the requirements of teacher licensure and the edTPA
  • Familiarity with the co-teaching clinical model as designed by St. Cloud State University



Teaching and Clinical Supervision:

  • Teaching courses including, but not limited to:

Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

Developmental Math K-2

Developmental Science K-2

Teaching Developmental Environment Science K-8

Using Technology to Engage in Action Research (Seminar I and II)

Residency Seminar and Student Teaching

Scholarly Research


  • Service to IPED, College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies (CSSPS), UW-Parkside, the profession, PK-12 community

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and ability to teach courses
  • Knowledge and ability to conduct research and scholarly activities
  • 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, workshops, seminars and conferences.
  • Equipment to be used on the job: laptop or desktop computer, printer, copier, projector, tablets, Promethean Boards, Apple TV, Video Conferencing, Interactive Whiteboard Systems, Smart Boards telephone including voice mail and FAX



UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu.



Applications received by 11:59 PM April 6, 2018, are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.



STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Candidate Apply Here (Candidates not currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then continue to STEP 2

Internal Candidate Apply Here (Candidates currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then under “Main Menu” choose:

  • “Self Service”
  • “Recruiting”
  • “Careers”

STEP 2: Under "Job Search" choose:

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  • Job Opening ID: "14102"
  • "Search"
  • Select "Assistant Professor in Educator Preparation"
  • Click "Apply"
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STEP 3: 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. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Statement on Scholarship
  • Names and contact information of three professional references

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

If you have questions about how to apply go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21544

Please Note:
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s 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.



Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/



A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire. 

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.


Contact Name: Mary Henderson

Contact Phone: 262-595-2180

Contact Email: hendersm@uwp.edu

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