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Limited Term Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor of Elementary Science Education

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Posting Job Title: Limited Term Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor of Elementary Science Education
Recruitment Type: Limited Term

Position Details

Rank- Title: Limited Term Instructor, Limited Term Assistant Professor, Limited Term Associate Professor – TBD
Area of Specialty - Discipline: Elementary (P-5) Science Education
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular
Tenure Track Status:
Terms of Employment: 9-month
Contract Type: Limited Term (Full-time)
Date Position Available: 08/07/2017

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education invites applications for a limited term, full-time position in Reading Education with a starting date in August 2017.

This is a one-year appointment.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate science methods courses.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Qualified applications must have earned at least a Master’s degree, or its foreign equivalent, in science education, or a related field with at least 18 hours of relevant graduate semester hours in Science/Science Education. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered. As well, the qualified applicant must have at least three years experience as a P-12 classroom teacher.

Ideal candidates will have experience as a K-5 classroom teacher, and will have university teaching experience. Please address your teaching experience and effectiveness in your cover letter and in your other application materials.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 07/14/2017
Questions About Position Opening:

For questions about the position, please contact:
Dr. Neporcha Cone
Interim Chair, EECE

Email questions:

Additional Information for Applicants

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Application Instructions

Candidates should uploaded electronic copies of the following:
a) letter addressing the applicant’s qualifications for this position
b) vita
c) names, telephone numbers, and addresses including email addresses of at least three professional references;
d) copies of graduate transcript (official graduate transcripts are required before employment at Kennesaw State University).

Please send your official transcripts to:
Dr. Neporcha Cone
Interim Chair, Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
3008 Kennesaw Hall
585 Cobb Avenue, MD #0121
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000110
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: N/A
Departmental/College Overview:

As one of the larger departments at KSU, the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education has more than 80 full-time and part-time faculty members. The department serves over 1,500 Elementary and Early Childhood Education undergraduate majors and over 100 graduate majors. It offers programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral levels. Its M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education is now offered both as a totally online program as well as a face-to-face option. Certification for pre-kindergarten to grade five is embedded in the undergraduate program.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Optional Documents