Faculty Vacancies

Vacancy -Lecturer Education

(Recruitment Number 1820513)

The Department of Education at Washburn University invites applications for the position of Lecturer in teacher education.  This is a non-tenure-track position with potential for renewal.  Successful candidates must have appropriate academic preparation to teach courses in the Teacher Education Program, knowledge of new teacher development, and experience in and knowledge about education in public schools.  Qualifications: The candidate must possess an earned Master Degree. Preferred qualifications include: knowledge of public education in Kansas; successful P-12 teaching experience; prior successful college teaching experience; and experience mentoring pre-service teachers or novice teachers.

 Position Responsibilities:

The position includes a twelve hour teaching load per semester, teaching undergraduate courses in teacher education and collaborating with mentor teachers at Washburn University professional development school sites to deliver practicum experiences for pre-service teachers.  Other teaching responsibilities could include teaching elementary pedagogical courses at the undergraduate level in an area appropriate for the successful candidates’ qualifications and interests. 

 Application:

The following information is required: letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy which may be included in letter of application, transcripts, and a list of three references with addresses and phone numbers.  Send vita, transcripts, and letters of reference to Dr. Donna LaLonde, Interim Chair, Department of Education, Washburn University, Topeka, KS 66621.  Review of applications begins May 24, 2013 and continues until the position is filled.  Employment at Washburn University may be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.  To enrich education through diversity, Washburn University is an EOE.  Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.  For additional information call (785-670-1427) or email donna.lalonde@washburn.edu  www.washburn.edu