Instructor/Lecturer (Variable-Time) (Grayslake, IL)
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Description of Position: The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is seeking an instructor for an off-campus program at the University Center of Lake County in Grayslake, IL. This is a non-tenure track, term position in the area of Elementary Education with particular emphasis on instruction in mathematics, literacy, social science, or science for undergraduate students focused on earning a Professional Educator License.

Responsibilities of the Position:

  1. Teach undergraduate courses in our educator preparation program leading to a teaching endorsement for classrooms serving children (1st through 6th grade).
  2. Attend monthly faculty meetings at the University Center of Lake County when they are scheduled by the UCLC coordinator.

Requirements of Candidates:

  1. The rank of instructor requires a master’s degree with an emphasis in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, or other closely related field. The rank of lecturer requires a doctorate with an emphasis in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education or other closely related field.
  2. Persons who apply must demonstrate:
    1. Successful teaching experience in one or more levels (Pre-K to 12th Grade classrooms).
    2. Excellent communication and time management skills.
  3. Preferred qualifications:
    1. Experience as an educational leader in a P-12 school setting.
    2. Student Teacher Supervisory experience in public school classrooms.
    3. A doctorate or have completed all but the dissertation.
    4. Participated in and contributed to relevant professional organizations and societies at regional, state, and national levels.

Appointment: This is a non-tenure-track appointment beginning January 1, 2018 for Spring 2018 semester.

Application Deadline: November 10, 2017, and continue until filled.

Application Procedure: Complete applications must include a letter of application that indicates the position of interest and describes one’s: (1) teaching philosophy and (2) curricular or programmatic interests or innovations. An application must also include curriculum vita, unofficial transcript of highest degree earned, and a listing of three professional references. These should be sent to:

Send PDF files to coehs.business.office@siu.edu

Or send hard copies to:

Search Committee – Instructor/Lecturer Grayslake, IL
c/o Susan Wills
College of Education and Human Services
Wham Building, Room 115 – Mail Code 4624
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
625 Wham Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.