Assistant or Associate Professor in Elementary Education - Reading

Illinois State University, Normal
Salary is competitive and will depend upon qualifications and experience.
Aug 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Illinois State University, School of Teaching and Learning, is pleased to announce a nine-month, tenure-track position in Elementary Education with a specialization in Reading at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The appointment will commence on August 16, 2018. The primary assignment will be teaching undergraduate courses with the potential to teach graduate courses. The candidate should possess experience working in collaborative partnerships with public school professionals and demonstrate the willingness to develop related skills. The candidate is expected to maintain a consistent record of high quality scholarship.

Required Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree or ABD in a relevant field with a completion date prior to August 16, 2018
  • Minimum of three years teaching experience in 1st through 6th grades
  • Demonstrated potential for scholarly research working in elementary school settings, and/or with undergraduate and/or graduate students
  • Expertise in reading, reading assessment, or literacy coaching

Salary:  Salary is competitive and will depend upon qualifications and experience.


The School:

The School of Teaching and Learning faculty is a vibrant group of diverse, high-quality scholars and educators who are committed to developing innovative pedagogies and shared leadership in education.  The University has been developing teachers both within and outside the state of Illinois for over 150 years.  University lab schools and local school partnerships offer opportunities for authentic and connected classroom experiences to enhance preparation of pre-service teachers. The faculty of the School of Teaching and Learning is committed to continuing its leadership at the state, national, and international levels. The School has 38 full-time tenure-track faculty in teacher education programs at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels who work collaboratively with colleagues in four other Colleges on campus, public schools, and communities.


The University Community:

Illinois State University is a doctoral-granting institution with an enrollment of approximately 20,150 students.  Illinois State University is Illinois’ first public university, founded in 1857 to educate the state’s teachers.  The University is located in Normal/Bloomington, a community of over 100,000, located within three hours of Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.


Application Process:

Initial review of applications will begin October 3, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.  To assure full consideration, please attach an online faculty application along with a cover letter, a list of three references (specifically, names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses), and a curriculum vitae to posting number 0709721 at by October 3, 2017.

Please direct any questions regarding this position to:

Mrs. Francess Harris

Office Manager, School of Teaching & Learning

Campus Box 5330, Illinois State University

Normal, IL  61790-5330


Phone: 309-438-2720

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.