Adjunct Faculty - Literacy

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Adjunct Faculty - Literacy


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Adjunct Faculty

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$3000 per 3 credit hour course : $43,325 visiting

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Temporary (enter End Date below)

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Position Summary:

The department is establishing a pool of applicants to fill potential part-time temporary teaching positions and full-time visiting faculty position openings. (Please note: FT Visiting positions are rare and they should not be the sole purpose for your application.)

Major Responsibilities:

A classroom based 3 credit hour course pays $3000 per class.The department typically hires for the courses/subject areas listed below but this list is not all inclusive. Other courses/subject areas may become available within the department. Graduate courses in the department are taught exclusively online. ILLUSTRATIVE NEEDS INCLUDE:
LIT 371 Teaching Elementary School Reading & Language Arts I
LIT 372 Teaching Elementary School Reading & Language Arts II
LIT 511 – Teaching Literacy in the Primary Grades
LIT 516 – Teaching Literacy in the Intermediate Grades
LIT 525 – Discrete Literacy Instruction and Assessment
LIT 527 – Comprehension Instruction and Assessment
LIT 528 – Literacy Foundations
LIT 530 – Reading Recovery 1
LIT 531 – Reading Recovery 2
LIT 535 – Writing Instruction and Assessment
LIT 549 – Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School
LIT 560 – Children’s and Young Adult Literature in the Curriculum
LIT 590 – Teaching and Learning Literacy in the Digital Age
LIT 630 – Literacy and Society
LIT 669 – The Literacy Specialist and The Literacy Program
LIT 690 – Assessment for the Specialized Literacy Professional
LIT 693 – Applied Assessment and Instruction: Literacy Capstone and Practicum

Functional and Supervisory Relationships:

Reports to the academic department chair.

Required Qualifications:

Masters degree in Literacy/Reading Education or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

New York State certification in Literacy/Reading,
Doctorate in Literacy/Reading Education or related field. Minimum of three years of B-12 teaching of reading.

EEO Statement:

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

For consideration, please apply online and submit the following:
1. Letter of application.
2. C.V.
3. List of three professional references including their names, addresses, email, telephone numbers, and how you know the reference.

Upon hire, successful candidates must send an official transcript documenting the earning of their highest degree to: Department Chair, Literacy Department, SUNY Cortland, P.O. Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13045-0900

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Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 9/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time