University of Wisconsin - Madison
Position Vacancy Listing
|Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 12/18/12
|Professor of Adult Learning
Degree and area of specialization:
|PROFESSOR(C20NN) or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
|Earned Ph.D. in education or related field
|Applicants should show evidence of the ability to develop an excellent research program in area of specialization in adult learning, including distance education.
Applicants also should show evidence of demonstrated excellence in teaching adults
Candidates for associate professor or full professor rank must meet criteria for appointment with tenure per university guidelines.
|We seek a tenure track or tenured faculty to provide leadership and contribute to the department's expertise in adult teaching and learning, continuing education, and distance learning. This individual will enhance the department's capacity to conduct research related to continuing education and distance education. The faculty member will be expected to be a champion for a future Center on Adult Learning to provide research on key current and emerging issues in adult teaching/learning and continuing education.
The ideal candidate will:
1. Conduct nationally/internationally-recognized research, including grant-funded research.
2. Teach, coach, mentor, and serve as a resource for department and other university staff and ad hoc instructors on best practices for teaching adults.
3. Build relationships and collaborate on research projects with peers in academic departments, as well as the public and private sector.
4. Participate in faculty governance and other university, division, and department service activities.
5. Contribute to the profession at the local, state, and national levels.
| ||The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a public, land-grant institution that exemplifies the "Wisconsin Idea" - that the boundaries of the university are the boundaries of the state and beyond. The Division of Continuing Studies advocates for and engages lifelong learners through high-quality and innovative programs and services. The division exemplifies the Wisconsin Idea by providing and supporting high-quality continuing education, outreach, service and scholarship related to personal enrichment and professional development. We deliver hundreds of non-credit courses and programs in a variety of formats, including face-to-face, blended, and online. The division is home to the Distance Education Professional Development program that develops and delivers certificate programs in distance teaching and learning, and hosts the large international Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning annually. We are seeking tenure track or tenured faculty to develop an active program of research and teaching in adult learning, with a focus on professional development and/or personal enrichment. Continuing Studies is a revenue generating unit; programs and courses are expected to contribute to the financial sustainability of the department.
|A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION
|Department(s):||DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST
|Full Time Salary Rate:||Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
|Anticipated begin date:||JUNE 01, 2013
|Number of Positions:||1
HOW TO APPLY:
|Application must be received by: MARCH 01, 2013
|Additional application materials should include:
Letter of application, including discussion of current and future research
Names and contact information for 4 professional references
Please apply electronically with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and list of references submitted as a single PDF filed labeled with the PVL # and applicant's name (e.g., PVL#75488_Smith.pdf) to Jan Severson, Department Administrator at the email address listed above.
|Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #75488 to:
|Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.