School of Education
Assistant Professor - Teacher Education

Job Details:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Education seeks one or two tenure track assistant professors with a breadth of knowledge/experience in early childhood, reading or elementary education.

The position requires the completion of or demonstrated progress toward a Ph. D., Ed. D., or ABD in Elementary Education/Reading Education or a related education field. The Ph.D. or Ed.D. must be completed prior to consideration for tenure. The candidate must have at least three years of full-time K-12 experience. The ability to collaborate with area elementary schools and effectively integrate technology is required. Other preferred qualifications include examples of:

  1. strong written communication skills,
  2. successful teaching evaluations,
  3. development of partnerships.

Teaching assignment(s) may include early childhood, elementary, reading, and/or technology education courses. Candidate will also be expected to teach foundational core courses. The position may include teaching courses using alternative delivery methods: online, hybrid, weekends, interactive television or others.

Effective Date of Appointment:
August 2013.

To Apply:
To apply, please submit the following items:

  1. A letter of application, addressing all qualifications listed above, including technical skills and experience;
  2. A separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization;
  3. A vita with names and contact information of three current references;

A completed application with all required elements, must be received to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Official transcripts will be required of finalists.

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To Ensure Consideration:
To ensure full consideration, submit applications by March 8, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 11,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community. More information is available at

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check.

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