Faculty of Practice position in the Undergraduate Education Department -- Wilkes University

Wilkes University invites applicants for a 9-month Faculty of Practice position in the Undergraduate Education Department in the College of Health and Education beginning in August 2023. The Faculty of Practice role focuses on teaching, advising, and service. Scholarship in this role is not required but encouraged.

The School of Education provides opportunities for students to grow academically and professionally. The program promotes an appreciation for diversity, child development, as well as a regard for research-based and innovative practices. The ethics of service and dedication are expected of Teacher Education students to meet the unique needs of all students within the learning community.

The successful candidate is responsible for instruction of education coursework in face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses. The successful candidate will also be responsible for overseeing the PK-4 and Middle Level/ Secondary Education Professional Development School (PDS) experiences. These experiences require on-site supervision, collaboration with K-12 administration and teachers, and ongoing communication with full time and adjunct faculty.

A master's degree in education with a minimum of three years experience in teaching in K-12 public education organizations and higher education teaching experience is required. Additional skills needed include successful collaboration with others and effective and inclusive communication skills. Experience in online course development and online teaching is preferred. This is an on-campus position, the successful candidate will be required to be present on the Wilkes campus.

Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2,000 students at the undergraduate level and over 1,500 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.

Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.

To apply, visit Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references. Search will remain open until the position is filled.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds. Wilkes University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.



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