Business/Marketing Education

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater announces a full time tenure track position in the area of Business/Marketing Education. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, advising, conducting educational research, supervision of field experiences in business/marketing education, coordination of the business/marketing education licensure program, scholarship, and service.  Possible graduate and undergraduate courses to be taught include: Methods of Teaching Basic Business Subjects; Introduction to Business and Marketing Education; Information Systems for Business Teachers; Principles of Career and Technical Education.

All faculty at UW-Whitewater may be required to teach online and hybrid courses, weekend and/or evening classes, and provide service to the university and local community in a variety of modalities, including leading Learning Communities, mentoring students, and providing professional development opportunities for colleagues, schools, and community groups.  The position starts August 2013.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate (or defense completed by start date) in curriculum and instruction, educational administration or a closely related field. A minimum of three years teaching experience in business education or business and marketing education at the middle-school or high-school level. Evidence of scholarly productivity or a well-developed research agenda.

Preferred Qualifications: Possess teaching experience at the university level as well as teaching experience in both business and marketing education.

University and Community: UW-Whitewater is a premier public university with an enrollment of 12,034 students. The College of Education and Professional Studies is committed to diversity and teaching diverse learners; the utilization of multiple modes of instructional delivery and technology including smart classrooms and online, hybrid, and tele-presence courses; adult student learners; and international programs and experiences. The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is accredited by NCATE, and its programs are approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The campus is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Located in a community near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago.

Applications: Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Ann Curry Ruff, Chair, Search Committee at (262) 472-5818, ruffa@uww.edu or Dr. Robin Fox, Department Chair at (262) 472-5821 foxr@uww.edu.

A completed application packet includes a letter of intent addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts, and three letters of reference. Include the following for each recommendation: address, telephone numbers, and e-mail address. Submit electronic applications to: COEPS@uww.edu. Applicants who are invited to interview will give a scholarship presentation and teach a graduate or undergraduate lesson.

The University of Wisconsin- Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released.

Deadline: Review of applicants will begin March 1st, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.