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Job Summary

The Social Studies Teacher’s Certificate Program at the University of Michigan-Flint is seeking a Lecturer I to teach one course entitled: “Teaching Social Science in Middle and Secondary Schools” (SEC 343), during the Fall 2017 semester. The course focuses on teaching methods specific to social studies/social science instruction. Students are expected to leave the course with an understanding of how to write measurable learning objectives, lesson plans, and unit plans. The course also covers the provision for individual differences when teaching, evaluation of pupils’ progress, trends in methods, and the contributions of research to social studies/social science instruction. The instructor of the course will need to complete two key assessments during the semester to meet Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) requirements, which will be further explained upon hire. Course time: Thursdays 5:30 - 8:15PM

This position is for the Fall 2017 semester only. Minimum salary for this position is $3,413 per course section.


Required Qualifications*

A minimum of a master’s degree in education or a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction or related field.

Desired Qualifications*

A PhD or EdD in social studies education, or a PhD or EdD in curriculum and instruction with a social studies concentration. At least five years of teaching experience in the middle or secondary schools. Active professional or permanent Michigan teaching certificate in social studies. Prior experience teaching college/university students is preferred.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of ten calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.