Assistant/Associate Professor for Educational Foundations - School Law

  • MSU Billings
  • Msu-Billings, University Drive, Billings, MT, USA
  • Oct 10, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

The Assistant/Associate Professor for Educational Foundations is a full-time, tenure track position with the Educational Theory and Practice department in the College of Education at Montana State University Billings. This position will be expected to teach courses in several of the following content areas: philosophical and social issues in education, and/or school law. The Assistant/Associate Professor for Educational Foundations will be expected to develop and teach courses both on-campus and online; advise undergraduate and Master’s graduate students; engage in scholarly activities including research, publishing, and professional presentations; provide service and leadership to the College, University, profession, and community through committee work, task force membership, faculty governance, P-12 outreach, and/or general community service; and engage in grant writing activities where appropriate. This position is expected to work collaboratively with faculty colleagues on innovative research agendas.

Montana State University Billings (MSUB) will only consider applicants for this position who are authorized to work in the US. MSUB will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

• Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Educational Foundations, Curriculum Studies, or other closely related field. ABD (“All But Dissertation”) candidates must be able to complete their degree within two year of hire;
• Coursework and/or experience pursuant to teaching undergraduate and Master’s graduate courses in philosophical and social issues in education, and school law. Develop and teach Master’s and undergraduate courses online as well as on campus
• Advise undergraduate and Master’s graduate students
• Demonstration of scholarly activities including research, publishing, and professional presentations
• Evidence of service and/or leadership to the profession and community through committee work, task force membership, faculty governance, P-12 outreach, and/or general community service

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

• College/University teaching experience preferred
• Experience teaching and/or working in P-12 educational settings
• Experience or willingness to develop competence in online course development and delivery
• Experience in working collaboratively on professional teams
• Ability to work collaboratively with public and private school personnel
• Demonstrated grant writing activities where appropriate
• Teaching graduate courses in curriculum and research methods with emphasis in quantitative research methodology is also a possibility.