Assistant Clinical Professor or Lecturer - 604356

  • Northern Arizona University
  • Flagstaff, AZ, USA
  • May 13, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate elementary courses, supervise practicum, advise students, maintain a strong personal program of service, assist with accreditation efforts, attend and participate in departmental and college events, and participate in the development of field-based early childhood programs throughout the region and state. This is a clinical position. Course delivery formats include face-to-face, hybrid, and web-based instruction. This is a one-year Assistant Clinical Professor/Lecturer (non-tenure-track), academic-year position based in Flagstaff, Arizona in the Department of Teaching and Learning. The appointment will begin with the Fall 2019 academic semester. The Department of Teaching and Learning is located within the College of Education. For more information visit the Department of Teaching and Learning website. The position is renewable, based on availability of funds, effective performance, and program needs. The appointment will begin in August 2019. The successful candidate should be able to travel to various field sites to observe students and to assist in faculty development. A documented commitment to curricular innovation and collaboration with university and practitioner colleagues is highly desired, as well as a demonstrated ability to teach effectively to a diverse student population and work with other diverse internal and external groups. Position is subject to the availability of funding. The title of the position assigned will be based on candidate’s educational qualifications (see minimum qualifications).


Minimum Qualifications:



  • Master’s degree in Elementary Education/ Early Childhood or related field
  • Three years' teaching birth-age 4 or K-3

Assistant Clinical Professor:

  • Earned doctoral degree by Aug 2019 in Curriculum and Instruction or closely related field
  • Three years' teaching birth-age 4 or K-3


Preferred Qualifications:


Earned doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction or closely related field. Three - five years teaching K-8th grade or birth-age 4. Experience across the age groups birth-Grade 8 Knowledge of best teaching practices/models for K-Grade 8. Knowledge of best teaching practices/models for early childhood education B-4. Online teaching experience. Higher education experience related to preparing preservice teachers for birth-Grade 8. Experience teaching adult learners. Experience working collaboratively with agencies, school districts, college faculty and adult learners. Demonstrated expertise through graduate course work and experience in all aspects of K-8th grade education. Experience working with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds. Evidence of a commitment to diversity. Experience teaching in a diverse multi-cultural setting.


Annual Salary: Lecturer $47,000-50,000 Assistant Clinical Professor $54,000-56,000


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