Tenure-Track Faculty Position: Assistant Professor
School of Teacher Education - Position ID: 998115
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The School of Teacher Education at Western Kentucky University invites applications for the following tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Literacy Education. The position will begin in August 2014.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate students. Courses taught could include literacy research methods, content area literacy, foundations of literacy instruction, technology and literacy, literacy assessment, and literacy methods. There will also be some responsibility for field supervision of pre-service candidates and/or in-service supervision in a clinical setting. Faculty participation at department, college, and institutional governance is expected.
Qualifications: PhD or EdD in Reading/Literacy Education; at least 3 years of teaching experience in elementary and/or middle schools; experience with U.S. schools and literacy assessment; experience working within diverse schools and knowledge of best practice within diverse classrooms; evidence of exemplary practice in K-12 settings, knowledge of national standards and trends in literacy education, and strong potential for continued professional service and scholarship. Candidates should be able to demonstrate evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level; and/or experience in working collaboratively with schools, state agencies, or in service to the profession; and experience teaching online.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter outlining research interests, current curriculum vitae, official transcripts, three letters of professional reference, and a philosophy of education to:
Dr. Nancy Hulan, Chair
Western Kentucky University
School of Teacher Education
1906 College Heights Blvd., #61030
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1030
Review of applications will begin May 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.