Assistant Professor - Elementary Math/Science

Position ID: 37884
Valdosta State University
Education & Human Services
Elementary Education
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

The Department of Elementary Education seeks candidates for an academic, tenure-track faculty appointment.

The position will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and supervising teacher candidates in Early Childhood Education, primarily in the areas of math and science; advise early childhood education candidates; conduct a research agenda that includes publications, presentations, and grant writing; and provide service the University, College, Department, Profession, and public schools in the region.

For more information on the position contact Dr. Shirley Andrews, Interim Department Head, via email or phone 229-333-5929.

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate from an accredited institution in early childhood, elementary education, math education, or science education, curriculum and instruction or a closely related field with at least a master’s degree in early childhood/elementary education. ABD applicants will be considered only if doctoral degree is conferred by the appointment date of August 1, 2018.

At least five years of public school experience teaching math and/or science in early childhood or elementary education grades K-5.

Evidence of the creative use of technology for teaching and learning.

Knowledge of P-5 science and mathematics methods and current elementary STEMinitiatives.

A record of recent service activities.

Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship.

Commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful college-level teaching experience in early childhood/elementary education.

Experience teaching online courses.

Experience using data-based decision making strategies.

Physical Requirements

Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation.
Ability to communicate with reasonable accommodation.

Position Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time, fully benefited (30+ hours)
Standard Hours 40
Essential Duties of the Position

The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Teach and advise graduate and undergraduate teacher candidates.

Percentage Of Time 70
Job Duty

Research and Service

Percentage Of Time 20
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching (Infant - 3rd Grade)
Elementary Education and Teaching (PreK - 5 Grade)
Curriculum and Instruction
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Position Starting Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Dr. Andrews, Interim Head,
Phone Number: 
(229) 333-5929
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
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The University of Georgia
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Phone: (706) 542-7817
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