Teach undergraduate and graduate courses for initial licensure as well as advanced programs with a focus on classroom instruction, assessment, technology integration, human relations, and/or human development. Develop and deliver face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line instruction using a lens of racial equity and social justice. Collaborate with colleagues in curriculum design, instruction and evaluation. Collaborate in scholarly research. Engage in continued professional development. Supervise course related field-experiences. Help create innovative strategies for student recruitment, retention, and completion. Participate in service to department, college, university, community, and K-12 university partnerships.
A typical faculty workload responsibility may include up to twenty four (24) credits of instruction per academic year.
The successful candidate may need to teach in other areas as assigned and qualified.
May be expected to develop and deliver face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line instruction at the Mankato campus, online, and/or at the university's additional locations, as assigned.
The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in curriculum design, instruction and evaluation, conduct research productively and mentor students in research, help create innovative strategies for student recruitment, retention, and completion, and may be expected to develop external grant funding opportunities.
All faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly or creative activity or research, in continuing preparation and study, incontributing to student growth and development, and in providing service to the university and community (See Article 22 and Appendix G of the IFO Master Agreement)
Master's and/or PhD or EdD in Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education, Educational Technology, or closely related field. (conferred on an official transcript and received in Human Resources by August 10, 2020.)
Three (3) or more years of successful P-12 teaching experience.
Evidence of specialized training and expertise in the area of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and/or classroom technology integration.
Documented ability to integrate and use technology including on-line delivery of courses.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill to cultivate social justice, equity, and cultural competency in education.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.
Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level.
Evidence of specialized training in curriculum and instructional design, classroom assessment, classroom technology integration, issues of diversity, and/or differentiated instruction.
Evidence of specialized training in working with adult learners.
Evidence of experience forging constructive and complementary relationships between P-12 education, university level faculty/administration, community individuals, and groups.
Evidence of teaching in a U.S. P-12 environment.
Experience using data to make informed decisions, generate goals and reports.
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
Contact Information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
The K-12 and Secondary Programs (KSP) department serves both undergraduate and graduate students in two areas: initial licensure for 5-12 and K-12 classrooms, and advanced programs. KSP partners with several colleges and departments across campus to provide pedagogical support for a variety of specialized teaching programs. For those seeking continued development through advanced programs (MS and MA), the department offers course work in Teaching and Learning, Education Technology, and School Library and Information Studies. Program emphasis is placed upon facilitating graduate students in strengthening and broadening their knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to function effectively as educators. The department is made up of 10 faculty members each with a variety of fields of expertise who actively collaborate with each other, content faculty, and partnership schools to prepare professionals through research and evidence-based practices who demonstrate excellence in their profession. For more information about our department please visit: https://ed.mnsu.edu/academic-programs/K12-secondary-programs/
Founded as a Normal School in 1868, Minnesota State University, Mankato is a regional comprehensive university with a tradition of combining big-ideas with real-working thinking to find solutions for pressing problems in the state, region, and global society. Mankato, Minnesota, is a community of nearly 53,000 people, about 85 miles southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Serving ~18,000 students annually, the University is an applied research institution, with >200 academic programs, from bachelor's through doctoral degrees. The University is a diverse and global campus with 18+% students of color and 1,300+ international students from 95 countries, cutting-edge information technology solutions, 3 additional locations, and extensive partnerships. With ~1,700 faculty and staff, the University has an annual budget of $216 million, and generates $781.5 million in economic impact per year. Minnesota State University, Mankato is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities. Noteworthy facts include: specialized accreditation, certification, or recognition, by more than 24 accrediting bodies; designation as a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture, by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 2015; selection among the top 10% of American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU) institutions for the Re-imagining the First Year of College (RFY) position project; and an Intercollegiate Athletics program that has ranked in the top 5 nationally within the Learfeld Sports Directors' Cup standings for 7 of the last 10 years.
We seek to attract teaching and research-active, culturally and academically diverse faculty members, with a demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. Minnesota State University, Mankato, is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state, and nation. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: www.mnsu.edu
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About MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, MANKATO
Minnesota State University, Mankato is where tireless thought and innovative research bring real solutions to real needs. The University's environment of big ideas coupled with real-world thinking equip Minnesota State Mankato students to go well beyond expectations and into exciting, rewarding futures.A growing international reputation for breakthrough research distinguishes the University, as does the unique quality of life that marks the proud community of greater Mankato.