Plymouth State university is searching for an Assistant Professor of Early
Childhood Studies. Plymouth Sate is located in Central New Hampshire in the
Lakes Region and near the White Mountains. We are approximately two hours
from Boston and two-and-a-halfs from Portland, Maine. This is a beautiful
place to live and a great place to work!
Early Childhood Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track
The Department of Education at Plymouth State University seeks a dynamic
early childhood educator committed to teaching excellence for a position as
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Early Childhood.
Our Early Childhood Studies major is a vital and flourishing program
focusing on the care and education of children from birth to age 8, in
partnership with their families. The Early Childhood program strives to
prepare compassionate and knowledgeable early childhood professionals who
will work with diverse children and families in a variety of settings. The
program is closely aligned to NAEYC standards for the preparation of early
childhood professionals and has achieved National Recognition status from
We are a collaborative and energetic faculty who strive to practice and
model reflective teaching. Early Childhood faculty work closely with the
staff at our NAEYC-accredited, on-site Child Development and Family Center,
which serves as a model teaching and training site for early childhood
studies majors. The faculty are also involved in outreach and professional
development partnerships with area schools.
Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to
teach undergraduate courses in early childhood. S/he will advise
undergraduate students and engage in service activities internal and
external to the campus. S/he will supervise early childhood students in a
variety of settings and work closely with colleagues in the field.
Opportunities to teach graduate courses are available.
Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Early Childhood or a related field; 3-5
years' teaching experience in early childhood; university-level teaching
and/or supervisory experience; excellent communication skills; demonstrated
ability to collaborate with colleagues; and experience teaching and/or
working with diverse children and families. Desirable: Participation in
collaborative programs and projects; evidence of scholarly activity.
Candidates should send a cover letter describing their qualifications;
curriculum vitae; and at least three current professional letters of
reference to: Human Resources, MSC #14, Plymouth State University, 17 High
Street, Plymouth, NH 03264. Deadline: Priority consideration will be given
to those applications received by November 7, 2003. Position will remain
open until filled.
Plymouth State University is committed to diversity amongst its faculty,
staff and students. We are an AA/EEO employer and encourage women and
minorities to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the