College of Charleston Visiting Assistant Professor of Teacher Education (social studies methods and social foundations of education) in Charleston, South Carolina


Internal Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Teacher Education (social studies methods and social foundations of education)

Position Type Visiting

School/Area School of Education, Health, and Human Performance

Department Teacher Education

Position Description

The Department of Teacher Education seeks a visiting assistant professor with teaching expertise in both Social Foundations and Social Studies methods (K-8) instruction. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction and will teach a 4/4 course load of courses in Social Foundations and Social Studies methods as well as participate in service to the department. A terminal degree (Ph.D/Ed.D) in the Social Foundations and/or Social Studies or closely related field are required. Preference will be given to candidates with at least two years of K-8 classroom experience working with a diverse student population and an understanding of culturally responsive pedagogy, restorative justice, critical pedagogy, and the social, political, and economic issues present in contemporary K-12 classrooms.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Date 03/12/2018

Closing Date 04/13/2018

Open Until Filled? Yes

Posting Number F2016109P

EEO Statement

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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