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Assistant or Associate Professor – Early Childhood Education (ECE)

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Child and Family Studies Department

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor – Early Childhood Education (ECE)
Job Location: Knoxville , TN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Education: at Schools/Colleges of Education
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-09-18
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Assistant or Associate Professor – Early Childhood Education (ECE)
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS) at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for an early childhood education (birth-8), tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in our teacher licensure program. The position will begin in August, 2019.

The department supports an ecological and interdisciplinary perspective on early education and seeks candidates whose ongoing research and teaching will strengthen and complement the ECE program and the CFS department. Successful candidates will be expected to pursue active research agendas, seek external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and advise students.

The CFS department currently consists of 25 faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff who supervise and teach close to 300 undergraduate and 50 graduate students. To learn more about the CFS Department, please visit: http://cfs.utk.edu/.

The CFS undergraduate program has two tracks: Community Outreach and Early Childhood Education Teacher Licensure at both the PreK-K and PreK-3 level. For more information about the CFS undergraduate program, please visit: https://cfs.utk.edu/undergraduate-programs/.

The CFS graduate program includes M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The M.S. program has two tracks: Early Childhood Education Teacher Licensure at the PreK-3 level and Research and Application. To learn more about the CFS graduate programs, please visit: https://cfs.utk.edu/graduate-programs/.

Located near the beautiful Smoky Mountains, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (UT Knoxville) was founded in 1794 and is one of the oldest public universities in the country. UT Knoxville is a vibrant and diverse urban campus, located in the heart of Knoxville. UT Knoxville is the flagship campus for the UT system and has the Carnegie Classification of Research University (Very High Research Activity). For more information about UT and Knoxville, please visit: http://www.utk.edu/aboutut/.

Job Requirements

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in early childhood curriculum and assessment, teaching diverse learners, teacher education, and/or policy. Direct experience and/or applied work in early care and education settings is highly desirable.

Candidates must have an earned doctorate degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Child Development, or a closely related field. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to perform at the rank being considered. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Review of applications will begin on October 26th and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, up to two publications, and contact information for three references to: Hillary Fouts, Search Committee Chair, c/o jmurph48@vols.utk.edu. In the subject line of the email, please include “CFS ECE Search.” Electronic submissions of applications are preferred; paper applications may be sent to Dr. Hillary Fouts, Search Committee Chair, Department of Child and Family Studies, 115 JHB, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1912; (865) 974-5316. Please use the following reference number on the application: EHS8-17/18-F55.

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Dr. Hillary Fouts, Search Committee Chair as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Dr. Hillary Fouts, Search Committee Chair
1215 Cumberland Ave
Jessie Harris Building
Room 115
Knoxville , TN 37996
United States
Phone: 8659745316
E-Mail: jmurph48@vols.utk.edu

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