Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor of Elementary Literacy Education K-6 (Tenure Track) - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809173)

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Detailed Job Description

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in
    literacy education and – if qualified –
    general education
  • Maintain an active research/publication
    record and pursue external funding agenda
  • Direct student research, theses, and
    dissertations in literacy education
  • Serve on student and faculty committees
  • Advise students
  • Supervise practicum and internship
    experiences
  • Collaborate in further development of
    innovative undergraduate and graduate
    programs
  • Collaborate with local schools and school
    systems
  • Provide service within the University, to
    state and local education agencies, and to
    relevant professional organizations

The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Elementary Literacy Education K-6

Position: Two Positions as Assistant Professor of Elementary Literacy Education K-6 (Tenure Track)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in reading education,
    language arts education, elementary
    education
  • Minimum 2 years full-time classroom teaching
    experience at the K-6 level
  • Ability to pursue a research agenda and
    external funding; evidence of scholarly
    potential
  • Ability to teach courses in foundations of
    reading, methods of reading and language
    arts K-6
  • Ability to integrate technology into
    instruction including web-assisted and other
    alternative delivery models
  • Ability to teach with a multicultural
    perspective
  • Completion of appropriate coursework in a
    literacy discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to integrate inclusion concepts into
    instruction
  • Ability to teach courses in general education
  • Experience with ESL populations
  • Experience working in collaborative settings

Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in
    literacy education and, if qualified, general education
  • Maintain an active research/publication
    record and pursue external funding agenda
  • Direct student research, theses, and
    dissertations in literacy education
  • Serve on student and faculty committees
  • Advise students
  • Supervise practicum and internship
    experiences
  • Collaborate in further development of
    innovative undergraduate and graduate
    programs
  • Collaborate with local schools and school
    systems
  • Provide service within the University, to
    state and local education agencies, and to
    relevant professional organizations

Further information about the program and college is accessible at www.education.ua.edu.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Diane Sekeres at email dsekeres@bamaed.ua.edu.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Starting Date: August 16, 2015

Benefits:

  • Health and Life Insurance
  • TIAA-CREF available
  • Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama
  • Summer employment available on an as needed
    basis
  • International teaching opportunities possible

Application Deadline: The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application, unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework, vita, up to three samples of professional writing, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit “official” transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

The University of Alabama is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Title XV, Section 504 ADA Employer.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) to five (5) references should be included with your vita or cover letter.
Attach as two (2) separate “Other Documents”:
1. Document Number 1 – Up to three samples of professional writings as “Other Document”
2. Document Number 2 – Unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework as “Other Document”
(Document number 1 and 2 must be attached separately as “Other Document” for application process to be complete.)



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Teacher Elementary
  • Reading & Developmental Ed.
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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