Assistant Professor - Dept. of Reading / School of Education
University at Albany - Albany, NY

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The Department of Reading at the University at Albany invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor, with a start date of September 1, 2013. This position entails teaching graduate courses on campus and online, advising graduate students, directing doctoral research and independent study, and maintaining a successful program of research and publication.

Required :
Earned doctorate, or completed by December 2013, in Education or a relevant discipline from a college or university accredited by a U. S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization

Strong preparation in literacy instruction and research

Well-defined research agenda

Strong evidence of research skills

A record that speaks highly of teaching abilities

Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population.

Preferred :
Experience and interest in graduate level teaching and expertise in areas such as literacy teaching and learning, literacy policy, ELL, media literacy

Using and teaching quantitative approaches to literacy research

Experience in teaching in the elementary, middle, or high school grades

Experience in or strong potential for obtaining grants to fund research

Additional Information:
Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant Professor

Special Notes: Finalists will be required to give a presentation on their research interests to departmental faculty, meet with departmental faculty and students, and answer questions about their candidacy.

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