Education Studies: Assistant or Associate Professor


Notice of Filing of the Application for Permanent Employment Certification

The notice is being provided as a result of the filing of an application for permanent alien labor certification for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Education Studies for which a competitive recruitment was done (position announcement attached).

Any person may provide a documentary evidence bearing on the application for permanent alien labor certification to the Certifying Officer of the U.S. Department of Labor at:

United States Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Chicago National Processing Center
Railroad Retirement Board Building
844 North Rush Street, 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
Telephone: (312) 886-8000
FAX: (312) 886-1688

The University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire provides prevailing working conditions for all employees. The rate of pay for this position will be $57,000.

Posted 4/10/14

Department of Education Studies


Priority Application Date Extended to 1/25/13

The Department of Education Studies in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire invites applications for multiple probationary tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The department is interested in educators with expertise in reading and literacy, and mathematics and other STEM areas in education who can contribute to multiple program, department and college initiatives. The positions will start August 19, 2013.


  • Teach courses in the Department of Education Studies based on program needs and in accordance with specialization.
  • Develop and/or maintain a scholarly research agenda.
  • Advise and mentor pre-service teacher education students and graduate students.
  • Engage in service to the department, University and profession.
  • Appointment at the Associate Professor rank carries an expectation of leadership in collaborative education initiatives and program development.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate by time of appointment in a teacher education field with specific focus in at least one of the following areas: literacy and/or reading education, mathematics and other STEM areas, instructional design in education, information studies, and leadership.
  • Record of, or potential for, a focused agenda of scholarship and inquiry.
  • Commitment to the education of, and an ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with, culturally and linguistically diverse students, colleagues and communities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years teaching experience in PK - 12 settings.
  • For reading/literacy specialization: experience as a reading teacher or reading supervisor.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations.
  • Evidence of effective university teaching.
  • Expertise in multiple areas listed above will be an asset.

The Department:

The Department of Education Studies is an exciting learning community dedicated to the preparation of collaborative, critical and highly skilled educators committed to empowering education for all students. The faculty of Education Studies is dedicated to excellence in teaching and represents a compelling variety of research interests. The University is nationally recognized for faculty-student collaborative research, service learning, and international education, and the Department has been a leader in these areas.

Application Procedure

To apply, submit the following in pdf format:

  • A letter of application
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Names and contact information for three references

Apply online at 
Click the link to the Education Studies position, and then click the "Apply Now" button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password' and select "Login." Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Please direct questions to:

Ms. Amy Mitchell, Administrative Assistant
Department of Education Studies
Contact phone: 715-836-2013

Review of applications will begin January 25, 2013.  (Was initially advertised as 11/23/12 priority date.)  To ensure review, completed applications should be received by this date. However, screening may continue until the positions are filled.

A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.

Posted 10/11/2012

Revised 10/24/12--to reflect new priority application date of 11/23/12
Revised 12/26/12--to reflect new priority application date of 1/25/13