Detailed Job Description
Tenure-track Assistant Professor- Literacy
Teach courses in preK-12 literacy education and teaching methods. Conduct and publish research in the areas of literacy education and linguistic/racial diversity. Collaborate with faculty in developing and revising programs. Advise undergraduate and graduate students. Supervise graduate research. Provide service to the department, university, and the profession.
(a) Earned doctorate in Education, English, or cognate areas, with teaching and research emphasis in literacy for linguistic and racial diversity. ABDs will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be completed by the time of appointment. (b) Evidence of research, scholarship, and professional activity. (c) Three or more years of teaching experience in grades preK-12 or equivalent settings. (d) Experience working with diverse student populations (e.g., racial minority students, English language learners, students with special needs, urban and poor/working-class students).
(a) Knowledge of processes and strategies for literacy instruction in elementary, middle, and/or secondary schools. (b) Ability to contribute to departmental initiatives, such as working with English language learners and integrating literacy and technology in the classroom. (c) Experience with online/hybrid teaching. (d) Experience with school and community partnerships.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants will be asked to submit cover letter, vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly writing sample (submitted as "other document") and three letters of recommendation when applying to this position. If the candidate does not have access to letters of reference they should be sent directly to Ms. Kelley Harris at email@example.com. Inquiries may be directed to Search Committee Co-Chairs, Dr. Paula Saine and Dr. Tom Romano, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com or by phone at (513) 529-6443.