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University of Tennessee at MartinLocation: Martin, TN 38238 Document ID: AB061-5WTK Posted on: 02/15/2017 Job Type: Regular
Chair Department of Educational Studies
The Department of Educational Studies at the University of Tennessee at Martin seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position as the Department Chair and Associate Professor/Professor.
Effective Date: July 1, 2017
The University of Tennessee at Martin is a primary campus in the University of Tennessee System. The campus is located in Northwest Tennessee approximately 125 miles north of Memphis and 150 miles west of Nashville. The University of Tennessee at Martin has a combined graduate and undergraduate enrollment of approximately 8,100 students. The emphasis is solidly on excellence in teaching, research, and outreach. We seek candidates who demonstrate a similar commitment. Additional information about the University of Tennessee at Martin and the Department of Educational Studies can be found at: http://www.utm.edu/departments/educate.
The Department of Educational Studies has as its primary mission the preparation of P-12 classroom teachers, administrators, and school service personnel for the public schools in Tennessee as well as the nation. Some options exist for students desiring to obtain the skills and strategies of the education professional for use in nonpublic school situations.
The Department of Educational Studies offers graduate and undergraduate degrees as well as licensure programs in a variety of educational and counseling fields.
The successful applicant will assume a leadership role in the administration of the department, including implementing the curricula, supervision of faculty, employment and supervision of clerical and supporting personnel, management of department physical facilities and equipment, and the department budget. The successful candidate must be able to administer CAEP accredited undergraduate programs in early childhood, elementary and secondary education, special education and graduate programs with majors in teaching, education leadership, and clinical mental health counseling and school counseling. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, service to the department and university, and other scholarly activities normally associated with the department. A typical teaching load is six credit hours per semester. The Chair reports to the Dean of the College.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate from an accredited college or university in an academic discipline included in the department; demonstrated teaching ability, scholarly productivity, and service to merit an appointment at the rank of associate professor or professor.
This individual must demonstrate effective leadership, communication, and administrative skills. Candidates will possess experience and knowledge related to the CAEP (previously NCATE) process, teacher licensure state regulatory agencies, online instruction, and P-12 teaching.
Interested persons must apply online and attach a letter of application, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of leadership philosophy, official transcripts for the terminal degree, three original, current letters of reference.
Online applications can be found at:
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.