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University of Utah Career-line: Professor (Clinical), Associate Professor (Clinical) or Assistant Professor (Clinical) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Proposed Faculty Rank Career-line: Professor (Clinical), Associate Professor (Clinical) or Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Department 00161 - College of Education-Dean

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin May 01, 2021


The University of Utah’s Institute for Teacher Education in the College of Education seeks an experienced individual with a relevant background in STEM Education research and teaching to serve as the Teach for Utah Director.

Teach for Utah is a scholarship initiative for preservice teacher education designed to recruit and retain teachers in STEM areas. Collaboration is a critical component of this work with the College of Education, for units across campus, and the community and with stakeholders from across the state of Utah.

The College of Education is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups; strives to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success while they are here. The University of Utah recognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners. This institution offers benefits to spouses.

This is a 12 month, full time career-line (non-tenure track) position.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Manage and implement all aspects of the Teach for Utah project including recruiting, supervision and mentoring of Teach for Utah students at the University of Utah

•Work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students within the College of Education, Colleges across campus, Utah State Board of Education and other participating entities

•Build and nurture sustained partnerships with school districts to develop a robust and sustained recruiting plan, employment possibilities, and mentoring relationships

•Develop and implement a cohort model for students as they matriculate to the University of Utah

•Create a communication mechanism for supporting junior and high school students as part of a pre-campus cohort

•Create a pipeline cohort for students at Salt Lake Community College seeking STEM teaching degrees

•Work with UITE evaluation team for data collection on program impact and participant satisfaction

Minimum Qualifications

•Five or more years of experience working in or with public or private K-12 settings (e.g., teaching, instructional coach, leadership, professional development)

•A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity and an understanding of unique equity-related challenges in STEM education

•Doctoral degree in a STEM field, STEM education, or Learning Sciences; or Master’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of equivalent administrative experience

•Demonstrated experience managing or leading STEM projects and/or STEM grants

•Strong working knowledge of national trends and best practices in STEM education and a demonstrated ability to apply STEM education research to support best-practices in the classroom

•Demonstrated success leading STEM -related professional development and outreach to K-12 educators and/or students

•Curriculum development experience

•Demonstrated experience, flexibility, and outstanding skills in working collaboratively

•Excellent written, oral communication and analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications

•Ph.D. or Ed.D. in a STEM field or STEM K-12 education

•Demonstrated ability to work with Utah school districts, higher education units across the state of Utah, and Utah community partners

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 02/12/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00650CF

Type Faculty