Assistant Professor, Literacy Education, PreK-6

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Posted
28 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
26 Oct 2016
Ref
9678/I2716
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The School of Education at Boston University invites applications for the position of a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Literacy Education. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising master’s and doctoral-level students, conducting research in literacy, and providing service to the university and the profession, including building positive relationships with local schools and other departments at Boston University. The successful candidate is expected to articulate and implement a distinct research agenda that will make a significant contribution to the national dialogue on effective literacy education for students in PreK-6.  

This position begins July 1, 2017. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Required Skills

Qualifications:

The candidate must hold an earned doctorate in reading or literacy education and must have a minimum of three years of teaching experience at some level of preK-6 literacy.  Applicant must show either a strong record of published scholarship or potential for developing such a record. Preference will be given to candidates whose work has included research and practice in PreK-6 schools that serve students in underserved communities and those whose work is related to multimodal literacies, culturally-relevant pedagogies, or teaching for social justice.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8036:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • 1-3 Samples of scholarship
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts

Review of Applications begins November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Jeanne R. Paratore (jparator@bu.edu).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular