Positions (June)

Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill., seeks to fill the position of Initial Certification Program coordinator, a faculty position (rank commensurate with qualification and experience) with expertise in coordinating initial certification programs in the following areas: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Music Education, and the Master of Arts in Teaching.

Responsibilities include teaching a reduced load of undergraduate and graduate courses; maintaining an active program of scholarship, including presentations and publications; and participating in service and community activities.  This position requires a supervisory relationship to the Office of Field Experience.  The Initial Certification Program coordinator will report directly to the dean of the College of Education.  Additional responsibilities include planning and organizing courses and curricular content, recruiting potential teacher candidates, assigning classes to faculty members, and hiring adjunct professors as needed.  Experience with the NCATE accreditation process is preferred.

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate or near completion of a doctorate in teacher education, curriculum and instruction, or a closely related field; a solid record of teaching and involvement in P-12 settings; and a commitment to Lutheran education and values congruent with the Lutheran Church.

Send curriculum vitae, including a letter of interest and list of professional references, to Concordia University Chicago, Attention: Dean Jane Buerger, 7400 Augusta St., River Forest, IL 60305; fax: (708) 209-3246. 

Review of applications began April 2 and continues until the position is filled.  Concordia University Chicago does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, or age.  It is, however, an institution of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and, to the extent allowed by law, reserves the right to give preference based on religion.


Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wis., welcomes applications to fill the position of department chair for the Department of Physical Therapy (PT).  Concordia University Wisconsin has both an entry level and transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program within the School of Human Services.  The program in PT has received accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in PT Education until the year 2011.

Consider this opportunity to join a team committed to:

  • excellence in teaching;

  • evidence based clinical decision making;

  • an environment of learning and scholarship;

  • collaboration with the local clinical community; and

  • passion for the PT profession.

The position responsibilities include providing vision for the PT programs and leadership in faculty scholarship, service, and teaching excellence.  The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D., board certification in one of the practice areas, program chair and university teaching experience.  Candidates must be licensed or eligible for license to practice in Wisconsin.

Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, including a statement of teaching philosophy and Christian faith; curriculum vitae; names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals who can be contacted as references; and application to Barbara R. Banner, Director of Human Resources, Department: PT, Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon, WI 53097; human.resources@cuw.edu.

To download an application, go to www.cuw.edu/News_Facts/human_resources/positions_available.html.
Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Posted June 1, 2007

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