Assistant Professor in Teacher Education
Michigan State University College of Education
United States

Inst/Ast Prof - Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Teacher Education 10014815
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Prof - Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University is seeking outstanding candidates for anticipated fixed-term (non-tenure stream) faculty position in world languages teacher preparation.

Major responsibilities for this position include:

· Teaching preservice or master’s level courses related to K-12 world language teacher education

· Working with teaching interns and their collaborating teachers during a year-long internship required for initial teacher certification

· Collaborating with other faculty in program development and supervising instructors

· Contributing to program re-certification, assessment, and accreditation

· Contributing to inter-and intra-university and/or school-university partnerships

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Education/World Language Teacher Education

Minimum Requirements

Instructor-Fixed Term: Master's Degree or have been employed as an instructor or equivalent elsewhere.

Assistant Professor-Fixed Term: PhD

An advanced degree in education with a focus on secondary education. Appropriate PK-12 teaching experience and relevant college-level teaching, specifically in world languages or bi/multilingual education; demonstrated commitment to social justice teacher education; demonstrated commitment to working as part of a team; excellent communication and leadership skills.   

Desired Qualifications

A doctorate is preferred, but outstanding candidates with a master's degree and exceptional experience will be considered. Appropriate PK-12 teaching experience and relevant college-level teaching, specifically in secondary education; experience working with teaching interns and PK-12 district partners and community organizations; experience guiding masters and doctoral students in curriculum and instruction in secondary teacher education.

Required Application Materials

  1. CV/Resume
  2. Names and contact information for three professional references

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Feb 15, 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 15, 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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