Essential Functions: The College of Education at Wayne State University invites applications for a Lecturer and Program Coordinator in Bilingual/Bicultural Education to begin in Fall 2020. This is a non-tenure track faculty position at 80% appointment for twelve (12) months. The successful candidate will have teaching and service responsibilities each semester (fall, winter, and spring/summer), and will serve as program coordinator. Some evening and weekends required as well as off-campus travel.The successful candidate will join the Division of Teacher Education (TED) that attracts faculty, staff, and students who are committed to urban education and social justice. TED's Bilingual/Bicultural Education (BBE) program prepares educators and leaders in the fields of bilingual education, English as a second language, and world languages through coursework that emphasizes the relationship between culture, language, and learning and the significance of language education for educational access and equity. Located in the cultural center of Detroit midtown, Wayne State University (WSU) is within walking distance of major museums, theaters, and music venues. It is one of only two public urban universities with the highest possible designation for both Research and Community Engagement from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. WSU's 200-acre campus is home to 13 schools and colleges and nearly 28,000 students. WSU offers over 350 academic programs across the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels.Teach and collaborate with program faculty to develop and schedule ESL, BBE and World Language undergraduate and graduate courses, for PK-12 and adult educators;Serve as the BBE program coordinator and lead continuous improvement and program assessment; Grow partnerships with school districts for endorsement, cohort teacher initiatives, and/or certification opportunities;Advise, mentor, and help recruit and retain undergraduateRecruit and evaluate part-time faculty teaching in Bilingual/Bicultural Education;Facilitate Bilingual/Bicultural Education meetings, and participate in TED and College of Education meetings; andWork with program faculty to advance, nurture, and sustain a vision for the program that includes open communication, collaborative decision-making, and transparency.
Qualifications: Earned Master's degree in Education, Teacher Education, or Curriculum & Instruction, with an endorsement or specialization in English as a Second Language, Bilingual Education, or a related field;Minimum of three years of U.S. teaching experience in PK-12 classrooms with English language learners;University-level teaching experience, including on-campus, online and hybrid formats; and Experience in program coordination, curriculum development, and recruitment and retention of students.
Internal Number: 76_207942
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.