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.
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.
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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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