One Associate/Full Professor of Literacy
School of Education, Department of Human Services and Counseling
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Department/Division of Human Services and Counseling is seeking applications for a tenure-track position for Reading/Literacy educator. Responsibilities include teaching doctoral and graduate courses in research, theory, and practice of literacy instruction particularly for at-risk and special needs learners. The position requires the candidate to be experienced in conducting research, mentoring doctoral candidates and conducting doctoral seminars. In addition, the candidate will also be required to teach graduate classes. Non-instructional duties include student advisement, scholarship activity, university service, participation in Academic Service Learning projects, committee participation and on-going program evaluations and reviews.
The position requires an earned doctorate in reading and/or literacy-related field with background and experience in conducting research and teaching reading/literacy in school settings. A record of publications, presentations at scholarly meetings and professional organizations in Literacy, grant writing, teaching online/hybrid courses, and mentoring doctoral candidates is preferred.
This position is subject to a comprehensive background screen, with employment contingent upon satisfactory results. If access to a University vehicle is required for the position, a DMV check for driving record and valid driver’s license is also required.
Starting Date for Position – September 1, 2013 academic year
Submit letter of application, resume and three letters of reference.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and m minorities.