Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.
Department: Education Department
This search is to fill 2 vacancies, one in Secondary Education and one in Educational Leadership
The Division of Education, Health and Leadership at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Secondary Education. Successful candidates will teach in the Master of Arts in Teaching program with the ability to teach in three or more of the following areas: curriculum, instruction and assessment; classroom management; trauma-informed practices; culturally responsive pedagogy; adolescent development; inclusion practices.
The Division of Education, Health and Leadership at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is also seeking candidates for a full-time, nine month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership. Successful candidates will teach in the Master of Arts in Teaching and Administrative Licensure programs with the ability to teach in three or more of the following areas: educational leadership; curriculum and instruction; assessment; culturally responsive pedagogies and practices; inclusion practices; classroom management.
Teaching responsibilities may include both face-to-face and online instruction at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Other responsibilities include supervising teacher candidates in the field, advising, curriculum and program development, research, professional affiliations as appropriate, and other responsibilities as assigned. Southern Oregon University is a public liberal arts institution of approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The surrounding area is known for cultural offerings such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Ashland International Film Festival, and the Britt Music Festival. The Rogue Valley is also renowned for outdoor activities such as hiking, snowboarding, and fishing. We offer excellent comprehensive health and retirement benefits. The start date is September 2020 and the position will be open until filled with priority deadline of November 1, 2019.
Experience teaching, advising and mentoring first generation college students and students from diverse backgrounds
Experience mentoring and/or supervising teachers (pre-service or in-service)
Experience with program development and grant writing
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain partnerships with schools and other community organizations
All Listed Duties:
Professorial: Teaching, scholarship, professional development and service.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
Internal Number: 8033
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.