Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.
Department: Education Department
The Division of Education, Health and Leadership at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Multicultural Education. We are seeking a creative and curious colleague who will model exemplary teaching and engagement with our local and regional educational partners. Applicants should have the ability to teach in three or more of the following areas: Multicultural Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Assessment, Classroom Methods, STEM Methods. This faculty member will be a key contributor in our continuing efforts to ensure all educators are prepared to understand and meet the needs of our increasingly diverse student populations.
Teaching responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate courses and may include online courses. Other responsibilities include supervising student teachers in field settings, advising, curriculum development, research, professional affiliations as appropriate, and other responsibilities as assigned.
The Division of Education, Health and Leadership is actively engaging in addressing and serving the needs of the growing diversity of its student body and welcomes applicants from a diversity of backgrounds including historically underrepresented groups in higher education.
We offer excellent comprehensive health and retirement benefits. The start date is September 16, 2022 and the position will be open until filled with priority deadline of November 15, 2021.
Southern Oregon University is a public liberal arts institution of approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The surrounding area is known for cultural offerings such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Ashland International Film Festival, and the Britt Music Festival. The Rogue Valley is also renowned for outdoor activities such as hiking, snowboarding, and fishing.
Three or more years of teaching in higher education teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students
Experience with teacher performance assessment instruments
Experience with program coordination/administration
Experience working with in-service teachers for staff development and/or advanced licensure
Grant writing experience
Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching and supervising graduate students, first-generation college students, and diverse student populations
All Listed Duties:
Professorial: Teaching, scholarship, professional development and service.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
Internal Number: 9327
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.