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Visiting Assistant Professor In Gifted Education, Phyllis J. Washington College Of Education And Human Sciences (1928-254)

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University Of Montana Missoula , MT 59801

Posted 2 months ago

The Department of Teaching and Learning announces a search for a visiting assistant professor for the 2018-2019 academic year, with potential for contract renewal. This position is generously funded by the Suzanne and Dave Peterson Endowed Professorship in Gifted Education. We seek applications for a full-time professional at the visiting assistant professor level to teach gifted education in a dynamic, field-based teacher education program. Applicants with evidence of successful teaching experience with adult learners are preferred. Applicants with additional expertise in literacy or early childhood education courses are encouraged to apply.

Required Experience

  • Earned doctorate (ABD with expectation of completion by hire date) in gifted education or exceptionalities (or related field), or earned Master's degree with extensive experience; and

  • Experience working/teaching children within the P-12 grade spectrum

The University of Montana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity as a core value. We support equal access and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. This position is eligible for disability and veterans' preference in accordance with Montana State Law.

The University of Montana is located in Missoula, Montana and is home to over 11,000 students. Missoula is a city of approximately 80,000 located in the Northern Rockiesa place that has something for everyone: outdoor adventure, incredible natural beauty, a lively arts scene, several farmers markets, civic engagement, and excellent restaurants. Missoula made the "2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live" by Livability. The University of Montana is ranked in the "top 20 best college towns with a population of less than 250,000" by the American Institute for Economic Research. Many national publications recognize Missoula for its high quality of life. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere.

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.

  • University of Montana

  • University Highlights

  • City of Missoula

  • Destination Missoula

  • Video: There's This Place

  • Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce

  • State of Montana

  • Visit Montana

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment. In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference

  • Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans' or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References - *References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing

  • Individual hiring departments at UM-M may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility

  • All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

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How to Apply

Priority Application Date: April 4, 2018. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Complete applications include:

  • Letter of Interest describing qualifications

  • Curriculum vitae listing education and describing work experience.

  • Professional References names and contact information for three (3) professional references

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Visiting Assistant Professor In Gifted Education, Phyllis J. Washington College Of Education And Human Sciences (1928-254)

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