Academic Staff - Visiting Assistant Professor in Teacher Education

Code: 010 Posted: 02/23/2014

UW-Parkside announces a full time Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2014-2015 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).

  • Responsibilities include teaching courses in the Institute; advising undergraduate students; supervision of field experiences and directed teaching in the program; and working collaboratively with the Institute staff, Educator Development 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.

This is a one-year fixed term position for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., Ed.D., or ABD in Education or related field with emphasis on teacher education
  • Ability to teach a variety of courses in teacher education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theory and practice
  • At least 3 years of experience teaching in PreK-12 settings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of best practices and current research in teaching and learning including assessment of educator candidates
  • Commitment to the preparation of educators for diverse contexts
  • Experience working collaboratively with university colleagues, PK-12 faculty and community partners
  • Commitment to self-evaluation, reflection and development
  • Familiarity with the requirements of teacher licensure and the edTPA

University and Community: The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to student success, academic excellence, community engagement and diversity-inclusiveness. It currently enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the ethnic and racial diversity of the communities it serves in Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties. Located in northern Kenosha County in the Chicago-Milwaukee urban corridor, much of the university's 700-acre campus has been preserved in its natural wooded and prairie state. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment. For further information regarding the university and community, please see our website at

Review of Applications: Applications received by January 17, 2014 are ensured full consideration; position is open until filled.

Applications: Interested candidates should provide a complete application packet which includes a letter explaining qualifications, a current CV and a transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable). A criminal background check and official university transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

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Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

If you have application questions call or email:
Linda Perez
Institute of Professional Educator Development
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Department of Criminal Justice
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144

Telephone: (262)595-2180
Fax: (262)595-2265


Contact Name: Linda Perez, Institute of Professional Educator Development

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2180

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