Tenured Associate Professor or Professor of Education - Reading

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Tenured Associate Professor or Professor of Education - Reading

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Curry School of Education

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 05-18-2017

Posting Summary:
The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia seeks highly qualified applicants for a tenured faculty member in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education in the area of Reading Education. Rank is dependent upon qualifications. Incumbent is expected to design and conduct rigorous and programmatic research, to work with interdisciplinary faculty across the school and the University, and to be successful in obtaining extramural research funding. The faculty member collaborates with program and department faculty developing and implementing reading programs and designing and delivering doctoral preparation. Other duties include mentoring doctoral students' research and dissertation activities; advising undergraduate and graduate students on courses of study; and supervising graduate students' practica and related learning activities.

A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Reading or a related field is required. Ability and interest in working collaboratively with colleagues and organizations are essential. Demonstrated excellence in programmatic research, including a record of active and sustained publication in top-tier peer-reviewed journals is essential. Preference will be given to candidates who have secured and maintained extramural funding through competitive application procedures. A record of outstanding teaching at the post-secondary level is required including experience working with in-service teachers. At least three years of classroom experience teaching at the K-12 level is preferred. Knowledge of literacy development and comprehensive reading instruction K-12 is required. Knowledge of reading in the content areas (e.g. STEM, Social Studies) is preferred. Knowledge of children's texts, children's literature (fiction and non-fiction), text-reader matching issues, readability, phonics and word study, response to intervention, and formative assessment is also preferred. Experience working with schools and school districts developing and implementing reading curricula is preferred. Eligibility for licensure as a teacher in Virginia or another state is also preferred.

To apply visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0620993. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and contact information for three references. Applicant review begins Monday, June 19, 2017. The position remains open to applicants until filled.

For information about the position, please contact Marcia Invernizzi, Henderson Professor of Education at mai@virginia.edu. For information about the application process, please contact Adam Pearson at jap8cc@virginia.edu.

The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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