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Assistant/Associate Professor for Education (Tenure Track)

Company: Northwest University's College Of Business
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant/Associate Professor for Education (Tenure Track) Department College of Education Reports To Laird Leavitt, Dean of College of Education Appointment August 2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Position SummaryThe ideal candidate is an enthusiastic teacher/scholar committed to preservice teacher education and helping candidates reach their educational goals. The applicant will teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise undergraduate students, participate in curriculum development, and in the accreditation process for the College of Education (COE). The candidate will share the advising load with other resident faculty, supervise students in the field, and serve on interview, student performance evaluation, and research review teams.Essential Functions

  • Teach courses in graduate and undergraduate education, both online and on-campus
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students
  • Work with the COE faculty and leadership to develop and revise curriculum as needed
  • Participate in accreditation activities with the COE faculty and leadership
  • Participate in the governance functions of the COE and University as assigned
  • Supervise teacher candidates during student teachingQualifications
    • Master's degree in Education and commitment to pursue doctoral studies (tuition assistance available)
    • K-12 school teaching experience
    • Strong commitment to a Christ-centered life, including active church attendance
    • Possess a winsome, encouraging, and culturally engaged faith
    • Apply Christian worldview in course design, instruction, and advising
    • Model best instructional practices for in-person, Hyflex, and remote learning settings
    • Maintain positive relationships with student, faculty, staff, and general constituency of the UniversityPreferred Qualifications
      • Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education or closely related field
      • Experience in coaching new teachers
      • Experience mentoring, teaching, or working with diverse studentsCompensationBased on education and experience. -The compensation range for assistant professor with doctorate on 10.5-month workload starts at $66,516 to a median of $71,365.Application Requirements
        • Letter of interest
        • Curriculum vitae and, if available, a teaching portfolio
        • Names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional or academic references
        • Statement of your understanding of the relationship between the integration of Christian faith and your discipline of study
        • Brief statement of your personal faith journey and church involvementPlease email the above documents to:Laird Leavitt
          Dean of the College of Education
          Laird.Leavitt@northwestu.eduApplication review will begin 1/15/2023. -Search procedures will be closed, when a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified. Applicants are urged to provide sufficient information, so that the application file may be considered complete at the end of the search period.Northwest UniversityNorthwest University is a Christian coeducational undergraduate and graduate institution, related to the Assemblies of God, offering baccalaureate and master's, and doctoral level education. The sixty-acre campus is located in Kirkland, Washington, just ten miles from downtown Seattle. The campus is an ideal setting for study, recreation, and inspiration and is centrally located and convenient to industry, business, and commercial activities.Mission StatementWe, the people of Northwest University, carry the call of God by continually building a learning community dedicated to spiritual vitality, academic excellence, and empowered engagement with human need.In addition, all faculty members at Northwest University must subscribe to our Statement of Faith .AccreditationNorthwest University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (regional). The University is endorsed by the Commission on Christian Higher Education of the Assemblies of God and the Association of Christian Schools International. The University holds membership in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities.Northwest University's College of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Buntain College of Nursing's baccalaureate degree is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. In addition, the College of Nursing has received approval from the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission. The University is also approved by the Board of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction of the State of Washington to prepare elementary and secondary education teachers and recommend for certification. It is a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Northwest University's doctoral program in counseling psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).The University is approved by the Federal and State Governments for student aid programs and for the training of international students. Selected programs of study are approved by a Washington State Approving Agency for enrollment of those eligible for benefits under Title 38 and Title 10, U.S. Code and by Washington State for training in Vocational Rehabilitation. It is listed in the current bulletin, "Accredited Higher Education Institutions," published by the U.S. Office of Education.

Keywords: Northwest University's College Of Business, Kirkland , Assistant/Associate Professor for Education (Tenure Track), Education / Teaching , Kirkland, Washington

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