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Associate or Full Professor of Education, Teacher Preparation

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Position Information

Position Information

Requisition Number: 0171060
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: School of Education
College: School of Education
Academic Title: Associate or Full Professor of Education, Teacher Preparation
Rank: Associate Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Work Status: Full-time Regular
Faculty Announcement:

The School of Education at Loyola Marymount University is conducting a cluster hire seeking a Tenure-Track Faculty with in-depth knowledge of Teacher Preparation. The candidate will serve as an Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education beginning Fall 2018. Specific areas of competency should include: PK-12 urban and inclusive teacher education in public, non-public, and charter schools; cultural diversity; PK-12 content area(s): STEM, Social Studies, Inclusion, Curriculum/Instruction, ELD, or Educational Assessment.

Applicants should have knowledge of special education and inclusion. A record of research, publications, and external funding is required. The Faculty will also teach courses and support all facets of learning environment consistent with the University and School mission. The Faculty will encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility, ethics, respect, life-long learning, and personal and professional development.

The LMU School of Education is ranked 62nd nationally among graduate schools of education, and is the third-highest ranked Jesuit institution nationally according to the most recent U.S. News and World Report rankings. As an organization that values diversity, the School of Education is seeking a candidate who understands diversity, and the experiences of people of color and low socio-economic status.

Key Job Elements:
• Teach courses in an area of strength in teacher preparation
• Prepare candidates in general education or special education graduate courses/programs
• Work closely with the Department Chair and other faculty and staff to support programs in the Department and collaborate with partners
• Demonstrate knowledge of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Assistive Technology, and Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), as it applies to diverse learners including students with disabilities and English Learners
• Participate in retention and recruitment activities, work closely with field instructors and other part-time faculty
• Assist in program development, design, evaluation, and accreditation
• Represent LMU at various constituent meetings and participate in required program, department, and school activities.

Qualifications: Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Education, Elementary/Secondary/Special Education, or related field. A minimum of 3 years PK-12 teaching experience is desired. Preferred candidates should also evidence the ability to teach and support all candidates at the graduate level, including familiarity with a variety of teaching modalities and online instruction. Applicants should have a professional interest that aligns with the University and School of Education mission of offering multicultural and social justice education.

Contract Terms: The Tenure-Track Associate or Full Professor is expected to begin in Fall 2018.

Loyola Marymount University, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6064 undergraduates and over 2189 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, and 1142 law school students. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. The School of Education’s accredited MA, credential, and certificate programs prepare aspiring educators to enter the field, and provide current educators with the skills they need to go forward in their careers. LMU is an equal opportunity institution that actively works to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Visit
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Please submit:
• Cover Letter
• Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy
• Three References (contact information only)

All applicants can apply online at the LMU Human Resources website:

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Posting Date: 08/25/2017
Application Deadline Date:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. List of References
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents