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Assistant Professor-Teaching and Learning

University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR 72032
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Position Information

Posting Number F0452019
Working Title Assistant Professor-Teaching and Learning
Department Org 322000- Teaching and Learning
Position Summary

The University of Central Arkansas Assistant Professor A strong background in technology integration and pedagogical innovation, with a commitment to inclusivity and diversity, is preferred. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The position is tenure track and a nine-month appointment (with an opportunity for summer employment). Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate and graduate education courses in the Department of Teaching and Learning
Supervise interns during field and student teaching experiences
Collaborate on a team to improve teacher education and learning experiences
Advise and mentor teacher candidates
Model appropriate use of mobile technology in pedagogical practice
Actively participate in service and scholarly activities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Strong background in innovative pedagogical practices, curriculum development, and use of mobile technology (specifically iPad, MacBook, ChromeBook hardware and iOS, G Suite, and creativity apps) to create engaging learning experiences for students
Knowledge of field and internship experiences
Ability to collaborate and work well on a team
Commitment to inclusivity and diversity

Required Education and/or Experience

Doctorate in Education or related field (A.B.D. considered)
Minimum of three years teaching in public middle and/or secondary school setting

Preferred Education and/or Experience

Experience in online instruction
University teaching experience
Effective use of mobile technology and open educational resources
Experience with Blackboard LMS and Google Classroom
Evidence of scholarly research and service to the profession

License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)
University, Campus, and Community Description

Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central Arkansas.
Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 11,000, of which approximately 1,800 are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including seven doctoral programs. The student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. The campus is widely acclaimed for its beauty. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas, a thriving city of approximately 65,000 in central Arkansas, and thirty minutes from Little Rock. Conway is home to several major industries, two private colleges, an excellent public school system, and strong private K12 schools. Residents have easy access to the Ouachita and Ozark National forests and pristine wildlife areas near the Buffalo National River.

Desired start date 08/16/2020
Posting Detail Information

Background Check Statement

This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UCA EEO Statement

The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.

Open Date 08/22/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide contact information for three references. Letters of reference will NOT be required at this time.

Unofficial transcripts will be required.

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