Unclassified - Faculty - Assistant Professor of Educator Preparation (2 openings) IPED

Code: 095 Posted: 12/11/2014

Assistant Professor in Educator Preparation (2 openings)
Institute of Professional Educator Development (IPED)
College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies
University of Wisconsin Parkside

Position Location:Southeastern, WI

TheUniversity of Wisconsin Parkside invites applicants for two (2) full time Assistant Professors in Educator Development for the 2015-2016 academic year.

In the 2013-2014 academic year, the University launched a collaboratively designed, regionally responsive, and clinically-focused educator preparation program. The program design is based on the recommendations of the NCATE/CAEP Blue Ribbon Panel of Clinical Preparation and Partnerships for Improved Student Learning (NCATE, 2010).

The Institute of Professional Educator Development (IPED) is located in the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies. You can find more information about this program at https://www.uwp.edu/learn/departments/educatordevelopment/ .



Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction or related field, with emphasis on teacher education; specialization in one or more of the following: elementary education, bilingual education, special education, or learning design and assessment.

Experience working collaboratively with university colleagues, PK-12 faculty and community partners.

Commitment to the preparation of educators for diverse contexts.

Ability to teach a variety of courses for teacher education.

At least three years of experience teaching in PK-12 settings.


Understand best practices and current research in teaching and learning, including assessment of educator candidates.

Ability to design and assess new licensure programs.

Commitment to self-evaluation, reflection and development.

Familiarity with co-teaching clinical model.

Familiarity with the requirements of teacher licensure and the edTPA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include teaching courses in the Institute with a teaching load of 24 academic credits per academic year; advising undergraduate students; supervision of field experiences and directed teaching in the program; and working collaboratively with the Institute staff, Educator Preparation Executive Committee and advisory board.

Working with diverse populations and non-traditional students is essential for this position.

The 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.



The University and Area 

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.

Review of Applications

Applications received by Friday, January 30, 2015, are ensured full consideration; position is open until filled.

Application Process 

Interested candidates should submit the following application materials

- Cover Letter explaining required and preferred qualifications

- Current Curriculum Vitae

- Copy of transcripts (may be unofficial)

- Names and contact information from three references

Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Go to: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu

Click the "Apply Now" button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password' and select "Login." Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

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 us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.

Criminal background check and degree verification are part of the application process.

The University of Wisconsin Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Contact Information

If you have application questions, please email or call:

Annie Grugel, PhD
Chair, Institute of Professional Educator Development
University of Wisconsin Parkside
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144
Office (262) 595-2180
Fax (262) 595-2265
Email: grugel@uwp.edu

Contact Name: Annie Grugel, PhD

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2180

Contact Email: grugel@uwp.edu

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