Literacy Education - 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


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Elementary Education and Literacy at Metropolitan State University of Denver invites applications for a full-time, tenure track literacy faculty member at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2015.

This position requires teaching the equivalent of 12 semester hours of courses (day and/or evening classes) with primary responsibility for teaching courses on adolescent literacy for pre-service teachers in a middle school and secondary teacher licensure program.


Teaching load may include: adolescent literacy foundations, assessment, and instructional decision-making classes; supervision of middle and /or secondary licensure students in field experiences and/or student teaching; supervision of master’s level capstone students; and teaching of other literacy-related courses, including those at the elementary level. The faculty member 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.

Required Qualifications

ABD in a discipline related to educational studies with an emphasis in literacy

Preferred Qualifications

An earned doctorate in a discipline related to educational studies by August 2015, with a literacy emphasis. Demonstrated effectiveness in academic instruction and clinical supervision of licensure students in a university secondary teacher preparation program. A minimum of three years full-time teaching of middle school and/or high school. Demonstrated ability and preparation to teach effectively a diverse student population. Documented expertise in the area of teaching adolescent literacy for preservice teachers at the university level. Demonstrated technology expertise in such areas as instructional use in the classroom or hybrid teaching. Evidence of working in urban school settings. Willingness to collaborate in school partnerships. 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. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: 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 you must submit copies of transcripts with your application. If you are unable to attach them at the time of application you will need to submit them via e-mail, fax, or mail.
Fax: 303-556-5353
Mail: Attn: Dr. Horan
Literacy Education search
School of Education
MSU Denver
P.O. Box 173362 CB 21
Denver, CO 80217-3362

Official copies of transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire

Please note that references refers to a list of three professional references and their contact infomration, not letters of recommendation.

Keyword Phrases

  • SoE - School of Ed
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Teacher Middle School
  • Teacher Secondary Education
  • Reading & Developmental Ed.
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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