National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators

Assistant Professor-Tenure Track
Elementary/Early Childhood Education (PK-4)
Shippensburg University

The Department of Teacher Education at Shippensburg University invites applications for an Assistant Professor beginning Spring Semester – 2020. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in the PK4 program with the Teacher Education Department and supervising student teaching. Teaching assignments may include nights and/or weekends. In addition, faculty members are expected to perform other duties as assigned in compliance with the collective bargaining agreement. Candidates must have a Doctorate in Education with an emphasis in early childhood education/elementary education, Child Development or a closely related field and three years minimum teaching experience at the Pk-4 level. As part of a successful on-campus interview process, candidates will be expected to provide a demonstration of teaching effectiveness and evidence of understanding diverse populations.

All candidates must apply online at For full consideration apply by August 31, 2019 with review of applications beginning immediately and continuing until the position is filled. Materials submitted in other formats including paper applications will not be considered. For an application to be considered complete, candidates must submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official transcripts required if granted an on-campus interview), and three letters of recommendation along with specific contact information for those references. Copies of any professional certificates may also be submitted (optional). Incomplete applications will not be considered. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check as well as sufficient course enrollment and budget allocations. Review of application materials will begin immediately.

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.