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The School of Education Elementary Education Undergraduate Program invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor to teach primarily elementary education literacy methods courses, specifically reading/language arts methods and developmental and diagnostic reading courses, and supervise extensive field/clinic experiences beginning in August 2014. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable with multiple approaches to teaching literacy and familiar with various assessment measures and be able to instruct university education students in miscue analysis, running record and informal reading inventory.
Qualifications: Ed.D., Ph.D. or ABD in education from an accredited university (must have completed doctoral degree by August 15, 2014); must have significant course work and experience in elementary and literacy education and strong research interest and background. Applicants must have three years of teaching experience in K-6 schools. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching literacy in K-6 schools and/or higher education. leadership, literacy expertise, mentoring/coaching, and providing professional development should be evident in applicants' documents.
In addition to teaching undergraduate courses, the position requires advising elementary education candidates and liaison responsibilities with partnership schools. Active participation in the School of Education and university activities (planning curriculum development, assessment and advising, etc.) is expected, as well as commitment to personal and student scholarly work, building partnerships with K-6 schools, and inclusion of diversity in curriculum and instruction. All course work in the School of Education is required to integrate diversity, technology and national standards. Assuming leadership roles in the undergraduate program is expected.
Please send a letter of interest, transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of reference electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with Attn: Chair of the Elementary Education Literacy Search Committee. The review of applicants will begin on January 10, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
IU Southeast is one of eight degree-granting campuses of Indiana University and is located minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The area is known for cultural, sports and recreational activities and has a very low cost-of-living index. IU Southeast has an enrollment of over 6000 students and offers bachelors and masters degrees in a wide range of disciplines. IU Southeast is committed to a learning environment that actively seeks to support students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the university’s commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.