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 undergraduate and Master’s graduate courses in human development, educational psychology, research interpretation and design for graduate students. Additional coursework may include philosophical and social issues in education. The Assistant/Associate Professor for Educational Foundations will be expected to develop and teach courses both on-campus and online; advise 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.
Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
• Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Human Development, Educational Psychology or other closely related field. ABD (“All But Dissertation”) candidates must be able to complete their degree within one year of hire
• Ability to teach undergraduate and/or Master’s graduate courses in human development, educational psychology and research methods
• Demonstration of scholarly activities including research, publishing, and professional presentations
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.
Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
• Teaching experience in Higher Education
• Experience or willingness to develop competence in online course development and delivery
• Willingness to teach philosophical and social issues in education and introductory and advanced curriculum theory
• Experience teaching and/or working in P- 12 educational settings
• Demonstrated commitment to professional research and publication
• Experience in working collaboratively on professional teams
• Ability to work collaboratively with public and private school personnel
• Emphasis in quantitative research methodology