Instructor/Lecturer (Variable-Time) (Early Childhood Education)
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Description of Position: The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is seeking instructors/lecturers to teach in the Early Childhood Education Program at the SIU campus in Carbondale, IL. These are non-tenure track, term positions in the area of Early Childhood Education with particular emphasis on instruction in mathematics, literacy, social science, science, or child development 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 (Birth through 2nd Grade).
  2. Assist in program planning, review, and evaluation for various departmental programs, especially those with accreditation needs.
  3. Serve the public(s) and constituencies of the department, college, and university.
  4. Attend monthly faculty meetings at the SIU Carbondale campus when they are scheduled by the EC 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.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017, or until filled.

Applications 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 a curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for a minimum 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
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.