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Please upload an application letter explaining your qualifications and your approach to teaching, a current curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation. Applicants will be selected based upon demonstrated subject matter expertise and ability to complete the duties and responsibilities of course instruction.

Job Summary

Work-Title: Leo Lecturer Intermittent
College of Education, Health, & Human Services
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Dates: ASAP

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn is a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan and attracts more than 9,000 students. Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activity.  UM-Dearborn is located ten miles west of Detroit and thirty-five miles east of Ann Arbor. The campus is strategically located on 200 suburban acres of the original Henry Ford Estate in the Greater Detroit Metropolitan region. 

Job Description: The College of Education, Health and Human Services (CEHHS) is seeking applications for a lecturer position in the Department of Education for the Fall 2019 semester.  The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching the class, EDD 480/481 and EDD 580/581 – Teaching Science in the Secondary Grades and Practicum. EDD 480/580 focuses on understanding the role of science in the secondary curriculum, consideration of best practices in science, exploration of national and state standards including the Next Generation Science Standards, and implementation of safe laboratory practices.

EDD 481/581-Practicum: Clinical experiences in a secondary science classroom. Activities include observations, small group work, individual student support, and large group instruction of at least one science lesson.

The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting all instructional duties of this course and supervising the practicum, including teaching, development of assignments, grading, holding office hours for student support, and maintaining a course page through the Canvas Learning Management System. 

Required Qualifications*

The position requires that the candidate have a doctoral degree in science education/related field or several years of related experience beyond a master’s degree. Candidates must have experience teaching science laboratory courses preferably at the high school level.  Candidates should also have extensive knowledge of teaching grades 6-12 and preferably have recent teaching experience with those grade levels.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multi-cultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.

Currently this classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).


Union Affiliation

The terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers Employee Organization (LEO).


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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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