Reading Tenure Track Faculty (Category I) - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Elementary Education and Literacy at Metropolitan State University of Denver invites applications for a full-time tenure track reading faculty member at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2014.


This position requires teaching the equivalent of 12 semester hours of courses, day and/or evening classes, in reading/literacy in a pre-service teacher preparation program. Courses may include primary, intermediate, or secondary reading/literacy foundations, assessment, and instructional decision-making. Must advise, work with, and be sensitive to the educational needs of students from a diverse urban population. Additional responsibilities include university and community service as well as scholarly activity. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Required Qualifications

ABD in Educational Studies with a reading/literacy emphasis.

Preferred Qualifications

*An earned doctorate in Educational Studies by August 2014 with a reading/literacy emphasis.
*Demonstrated effectiveness in academic. instruction and clinical supervision of licensure students in university teacher preparation programs.
*A minimum of three years of grades P-12 teaching experience.
*Demonstrated experience, ability, and preparation to teach effectively to a diverse student population, including students of color and other underrepresented students.
*Willingness to collaborate in school partnerships.
*Documented expertise in the area of teaching reading/literacy development at the college level.
*Demonstrated technology expertise in such areas as instructional use in the classroom, or online teaching.
*Evidence of working in urban school settings.

Special Instructions to Applicants

In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

In order for your file to be considered complete and forwarded to the committee for review, you must submit: 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a letter of application addressing the job duties, required qualification and preferred qualifications, 3) unofficial copies of transcripts, 4) three (3) CURRENT letters of professional recommendation.

If you are unable to submit copies of transcripts at time of application, and for all Lettters of Recommendation, please submit to:
Reading Tenure Track search
Department of Teacher Education
Metropolitan State University of Denver
P.O. Box 173362 Cb 21
Denver, CO 80217-3362
Fax: 303-556-5353

Please contact the department at 303-556-6228 for the appropriate e-mail address to send letters of recommendation.

Keyword Phrases

  • TED - Reading
  • Reading Tenure Track Faculty (Category I)
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • English / Literature
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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