Assistant Professor in 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 at the assistant professor level 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.  Additionally, working directly with local schools, serving on faculty committees, grant writing and collaboration with faculty in multiple departments is expected.  Experience working with diverse populations and a commitment to work with non-traditional students are essential to this position.  Some travel may be required for this position. 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.  The position starts August 22, 2014.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate (ABD may be considered) in curriculum and instruction, educational administration, career and technical education, 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 post-secondary level in business and/or marketing education.

University and Community: UW-Whitewater is a comprehensive public regional university serving more than 12,000 undergraduate and graduate 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 typical workload is four three-credit courses per semester, including teacher supervision as part of the load. 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. Melanie Schneider, Chair, Search Committee at (262) 472-5439, schneidm@uww.edu or Dr. Robin Fox, Department Chair at (262) 472-5821 foxr@uww.edu.
A completed application includes a letter of intent addressing qualifications, a curriculum vita, 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 research 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.

Deadline: Review of applicants will begin February 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.