Lecturer of Educational Practice in Reading/Writing/Literacy

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Lecturer of Educational Practice in Reading/Writing/Literacy

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Nov 11, 2022
Description:

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a Lecturer in Educational Practice in Reading/Writing/Literacy (RWL). Responsibilities include teaching courses in the RWL masters degree and reading specialist programs, coordinating the reading specialist program (which includes coordinating field experiences for all RWL students and maintaining programmatic compliance with relevant certification policies), coordinating the Philadelphia Writing Project, and collaborating with other teacher certification programs at GSE.

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer; women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The initial appointment as a Lecturer in Educational Practice shall be for one year only. At the end of the first year, it is expected that the appointment shall be extended for an additional two years on the basis of performance and on the academic need for such services continuing to exist. All subsequent reviews and continued reappointments are to be based on professional performance and the academic need for services.

 


Qualifications:

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in literacy or English education, or a related field, certification as a K-12 teacher and/or reading specialist, and expertise in preparing teachers to work with culturally and linguistically diverse schools and communities. The most competitive candidates will have knowledge of K-12 urban school districts and communities, demonstrated commitments to social justice and educational equity, and experience with school/community partnerships and teacher networks.


Application Instructions:

All interested applicants should forward a letter expressing interest and general qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and names of three references.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all employees at the University of Pennsylvania. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the University. Visit the Penn COVID-19 Response website for the latest information about Penn’s vaccine requirements.

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Telephone
(215) 898-7372
Location
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia
PA
19104
US

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