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Adjunct Assistant/Associate/Professor (Open Rank): Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program: EDUC 679

Rossier School of Education Faculty Los Angeles, California

The mission of the USC Rossier School of Education is to prepare leaders to achieve educational equity through practice, research and policy. We work to improve learning opportunities and outcomes in urban settings and to address disparities that affect historically marginalized groups. We teach our students to value and respect the cultural context of the communities in which they work and to interrogate the systems of power that shape policies and practices. Through innovative thinking and research, we strive to solve the most intractable educational problems.

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program seeks applicants for Adjunct Faculty Instructors to teach a graduate-level on-ground course, EDUC 679 - Blended Learning Experiences in Urban Schools. Applicants with a deep understanding of how digital technology, media, information, and experiences shape K-12 curricula and instruction (pedagogy), affect teaching and learning across all grade levels, and different social contexts of schooling are especially encouraged to apply. The Adjunct Faculty Instructor will guide primary and secondary candidates to integrate the knowledge of subject matter and pedagogy, and explore the utility of available instructional technology tools (i.e. hardware, software, and networks), to design on-ground and online learning experiences that engage and support all students in learning the appropriate standards, along with improving students' conceptual understanding, cultivating their critical thinking, and promoting their creative learning. Reporting to the Course Coordinator of the course, the instructor is responsible for learning and implementing the course curriculum, attending regularly scheduled weekly faculty meetings, providing daily/weekly communication to students, offering regularly scheduled office hours, and complying with program-level operations requests, school-level policies, and university-level guidelines Please do not reach out to the program office regarding this position; only applications submitted via USC will be considered.

Adjunct Faculty: USC reserves the “Adjunct Faculty” appointment for faculty teaching less than full-time at USC, who are employed full-time in a primary profession or career elsewhere. Adjunct faculty may teach one class each semester (summer, fall and spring).

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu.


Minimum Education Required: Ed.D. or Ph.D.


REQ20109794 Posted Date: 11/16/2021

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