The University of Northern Iowa’s Division of Literacy Education is seeking an assistant/associate professor (tenure-track) to join a department that offers doctoral, master, and undergraduate education programs. This appointment to the Literacy Education Division includes collaboration across the literacy education and instructional technology programs within the department as well as opportunities to collaborate across other programs within the department. Duties include teaching literacy education and instructional technology courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach at least one instructional technology course; contributing to the program’s multicultural/diversity emphasis; advising students at the graduate level including serving on thesis and dissertation committees; providing leadership for division initiatives (curriculum and committee work) as well as for the College and University; and establishing an active research agenda, including publications in scholarly journals, presentations at professional conferences and meetings, and applications for external grant funding. |
The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate in literacy education or related field. The candidate must also have degrees or background in using instructional technology successfully in education. ABDs in Literacy Education or related area with evidence of degree completion by August 2013 will be considered.
At least three years of teaching experience at the elementary, middle, or secondary level; evidence of experience with culturally diverse learners; record of professional and public service to the field; knowledge of effective instructional practices in literacy education; and demonstrated potential for scholarship.
Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate experience in early/emergent literacy education and children’s literature. Experience with grant writing is desirable.
Online Application Required Documents
Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
Statement of teaching philosophy
Brief statement of research agenda
References must be filled out online during the application process; however, only professional references will be allowed.
Number of References: 3
A plain text cover letter is required.
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