Assistant Professor, English Language Arts

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Job TitleAssistant Professor, English Language ArtsJob Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Search will remain open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 15 , 2019. Second consideration may be given to applications received by January 15, 2020. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (January 15, 2020) may not be given full consideration.
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The University of Rhode Island’s School of Education invites applications for a full-time position in elementary education with specialization in English language arts and special education focus beginning in Fall 2020 as a tenure track assistant professor. The URI School of Education’s elementary teacher education program prepares students for RI certification in grades 1 – 6.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties and responsibilities include developing and maintaining an appropriate agenda of research and funding; teaching courses for elementary teacher education and special education, including, but not limited to methods of teaching language arts, methods of teaching students with special needs, and early literacy; advising undergraduate and graduate students; and engaging in local, state, and national professional service.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED:

1. Ph.D./Ed.D. in Education or a closely related field.

2. Expertise in elementary English language arts education and special education.

3. Record of scholarly activity commensurate with level of professional experience.

4. Experience as a teacher in a public elementary school setting.

5. Demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills.

6. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

7. Experience working with diverse groups/populations.

PREFERRED:

1. Evidence of potential for developing, securing, and managing externally funded projects.

2. Demonstrated evidence of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.

3. Experience in teaching and/or research with diverse populations.

4. Experience in pre-service or in-service teacher education.

5. Three (3) or more years experience as a teacher in a public elementary school setting.

6. Experience in urban schools.
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ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

UnionAAUP - American Assoc of Univ ProfessorsStatus Academic Year, Full-time, Tenure-track, PermanentEnd Date of Restriction or Limitation Department Information

DepartmentSchool of EducationContact(s)Contact EmailCampus LocationKingstonGrant FundedNoExtension Contingent on Funding DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:

(#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position.

(#2) Curriculum Vitae should include the names and contact information for three professional references (as one complete pdf doc).

(#3) Statement of teaching philosophy, including your approach to teaching a diverse student body (as one complete pdf doc).

(#4) “Other” – Statement of research interests.

Posting Information

Position Number106031Posting NumberF00171Posting Date10/10/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesQuicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.uri.edu/postings/6535Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Other
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a Ph.D./Ed.D. in Education or a closely related field?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Do you have expertise in elementary English language arts education and special education?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Do you have record of scholarly activity commensurate with level of professional experience?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Do you have experience as a teacher in a public elementary school setting?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    7. * Do you have experience working with diverse groups/populations?
      • Yes
      • No
    8. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
      • Public Job Posting
      • Internal Job Posting
      • Agency Referral
      • Advertisement/Publication
      • Personal Referral
      • Website
      • Other

     

     

     

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