Assistant Professor P-5 Literacies August 2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Georgia invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor with expertise in reading instruction and assessment for preschool and elementary students (P-5). This is a full-time tenure-track position that begins in August 2018. Responsibilities will include: * Develop and sustain a line of research that contributes to scholarly advancement in literacy education. * Seek and secure external funding for research. * Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in reading instruction and assessment (face-to-face, online, and/or blended). * Mentor and advise graduate students. * Engage in departmental, college, university, and professional service. * Contribute to university and community partnerships. Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair (Dr. Donna Alvermann, dalverma@uga.edu) or to the department head (Dr. Anne Marcotte, abothe@uga.edu). Review of applications will begin after October 3, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. The University of Georgia is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Institution. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Department encourages applications from all qualified persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. Persons who need assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the search committee chair. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and completion of a background check, among other requirements. This position is contingent on the continued availability of funding.

Minimum Qualifications: * An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in literacy education or a related field by the position's start date. * An emerging record of high-impact scholarship. * A record of seeking and/or obtaining external funding to support research programs or demonstrable potential. * A record of participation with culturally and linguistically diverse schools or communities. * A record of successful teaching at the university level or demonstrable potential. * A record of collaborative, professional interactions or service supporting college students, the institution, and/or the discipline.

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Salary:

Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100%

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area