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Assistant Professor of Educational Practice and Director of Clinical Experiences (Clinical/Applied)

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Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Educational Practice and Director of Clinical Experiences (Clinical/Applied)
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Information Clinical/Applied (Term)
Job Description

The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions at The University of Hartford invites applications for a full-time, 12-month Assistant Professor of Educational Practice, a clinical/applied track teaching position inclusive of the Director of Clinical Experiences for our Office of Clinical Experiences.


The selected candidate will be responsible to oversee the Office of Clinical Experiences which includes: all aspects of the clinical experiences of students enrolled in the program including the organization and administration of fieldwork, student teaching, and practica, continuous review and revision of clinical experiences, development of new and established community partnerships, supervising staff and supervisors, and the general overall effectiveness of the students’ clinical education.

The Director of Clinical Experiences in Education will also assist the Department Chair in strategic planning, clinical assessment and supervision, assessment of student learning outcomes and measures of overall programmatic success, and maintenance of programmatic and institutional accreditation.

This faculty member will be responsible for teaching (with reduced load) across education programs (Early Childhood, Elementary, Special Education, and Secondary Education); student advising; student recruitment; with additional opportunities to supervise student research at all levels; engage in committee service at the College and University levels; and pursue professional productivity as evidenced by contributions to and innovations in the teacher preparation program. There will be opportunities to teach in our innovative, University Interdisciplinary (UIS) curriculum. Candidates should also show a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching and administrative responsibilities.

Required Qualifications

The requirements for this Assistant Professor of Educational Practice (Clinical/Applied) position include: a minimum of a Master’s degree in an Education or related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment (terminal degree preferred, related fields also considered, e.g., PhD, EdD, JD, PsyD). Preferred qualifications include four or more years of P -12 teaching experience and familiarity with state and national accreditation standards. Preference will be given to candidate with teaching experience in urban and diverse setting and higher education teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Diversity Statement

As part of our commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, the University aspires to have its faculty reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Central to this is a strong belief that we benefit from a diversity of perspectives in our community, recognizing that we are a stronger institution when our faculty and students are diverse in terms of life experiences and perspectives. We are committed to increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are especially encouraged to apply.

University Information

Our University community is wonderfully situated in New England, at the nexus of suburban and urban Hartford, only a two-hour drive from Boston and New York. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic and complex world. Our five-year strategic plan was approved in May of 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. More information on the plan and the full text of our academic mission can be seen at

College Information

The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP) offers 27 undergraduate to doctoral programs and certificates united by a common goal, to achieve “excellence through relevance.” Known for partnership work in urban Hartford, as well as internationally in Peru, Brazil, Mexico, Kenya and Rwanda, the college emphasizes activities that help “translate theory into best practice, and back.” Signature annual events bring students, faculty members, and community partners together to network and showcase scholarly works. ENHP embraces diversity, and its role in preparing students and future professional to address the needs of an increasingly multicultural society. Its innovative Institute for Translational Research supports collaboration initiatives through seed funds and a comprehensive grants infrastructure.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F023P
Open Date 12/13/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation