Assistant/Associate Professor in Literacy/ReadingPosition Number :
929839Vacancy Open to :
All Candidates Department :
AAH COE Litrcy Stud Engl Ed Hist EdDepartment Homepage :
https://education.ecu.edu/Advertising Department :
COLLEGE OF EDUCATIONDivision :
Academic AffairsClassification Title :
Assistant/Associate ProfessorWorking Title :
Assistant/Associate Professor in Literacy/ReadingNumber of Vacancies :
1Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :
1.0Full Time or Part Time :
Full TimeRecruitment Range:
Commensurate with QualificationsPosition Location (City) :
Faculty (Teaching)Job Category :
Faculty (Teaching)Organizational Unit Overview:
The College of Education is located at East Carolina University. The department of Literacy Studies, English Education, and History Education is one of six departments within the College of Education. The Reading Education program offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including a Master of Arts in Education in Literacy Education as well as undergraduate methods courses and reading concentration coursework for undergraduate students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science K-6 licensure program and the Bachelor of Science K-12 Special Education program. The department also provides courses for candidates obtaining a residency license in North Carolina. Faculty in the department engage in regular collaboration and leadership with the shared goal of producing quality teachers.Job Duties :
The department of Literacy Studies, English Education, and History Education in the College of Education at East Carolina University (ECU) is seeking applicants for a tenure/tenure-track, nine-month, full-time, elementary reading/literacy faculty position. The position begins August 2024.Minimum Education/Experience :
Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications.
Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate and/or graduate reading/literacy courses in face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid formats; teaching residency courses; supervising practicum and/or internship experiences; building connections with local schools; and collaborating within the department and across the college to strengthen course and program alignment; engaging in scholarly research and grant writing; presenting at conferences; and collaborating with colleagues to strengthen research-to-practice within the program; and engaging in appropriate professional service to the department, college, university, local schools, and greater research community are also expected.
This position is part of a college-wide cohort of searches for the College of Education at East Carolina University (ECU), designed to connect, support, and empower incoming faculty along research interests that support the university’s mission and vision priorities.
Candidates are encouraged to apply for these positions if they share research interests that include, but are not limited to the following:· Strengthening educational opportunities and academic programs to meet the needs of a rural population· Identifying and closing equity gaps in educational settings (e.g., Underserved student achievement in rural environments; Student achievement support for elementary community schools in Colleges of Education)· Creating and sustaining a culture of care and belonging for all in educational settings (e.g., Experiences of underrepresented teachers and leaders in educational settings; Rural educators, Leadership experiences of educational leaders serving historically marginalized populations; Preparing educators to work effectively with all learners and stakeholders)· Sustaining an inclusive educational environment that welcomes a broad representation of persons and perspectives (e.g., recruitment and retention of all, including underrepresented groups, into educator preparation programs)· Collaboration with community and university partners to foster comprehensive well-being and educational transformation (e.g. community school education)· Increasing access and advancement for all learners through innovative teaching, research, and creative activities.
ECU’s College of Education trains and prepares educators to work in all environments (i.e., urban, suburban, and rural) however, many of our graduates work in rural communities in eastern North Carolina. As such, these positions are focused primarily on those interested in educating, working with, and supporting those in rural environments as well as conducting research on issues pertaining to rural education.
Currently we are seeking candidates for positions in multiple disciplines across the College of Education at East Carolina University. Learn more about all the cohort positions and other vacancies by visiting the ECU College of Education Jobs Website.
Contingent upon availability of funding.
Ph.D. or Ed.D. in education, curriculum & instruction, literacy education, or special education with an expertise in literacy from an appropriately accredited institution; knowledge of evidence-based reading/literacy instruction, assessment, and intervention and culturally-relevant pedagogies; demonstrated record of or strong potential for literacy-related research and scholarship consistent with rank. ABD candidates will be initially appointed with the probationary term rank of Assistant Professor and must have the terminal degree conferred prior to your first reappointment. Qualifying degrees must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions.License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :
Current or eligibility for NC Teaching License.Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :
Preference given to candidates with experience in teaching literacy in a K-12 school setting and experience in higher education for face-to-face and/or online literacy courses.Special Instructions to Applicant :
To apply, candidates must submit an online profile at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/ that includes: (1) a letter of application describing the candidate’s academic background and specific skills and experiences relevant to the position; (2) a statement of the candidate’s research agenda; (3) a sample publication or manuscript; (4) a current vitae; and (5) a list of three references, including contact information and the nature of your relationship.Additional Instructions to Applicant:
Official transcripts and original signed letters of recommendation will be required prior to a written contract offer. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Jennifer Gallagher (email@example.com), or Michelle Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org) in COE human resources.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.Job Open Date :
11/10/2023Open Until Filled:
YesInitial Screening Begins :
Associate Professor, Assistant ProfessorQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting :
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.Eligibility for Employment :
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.Office of Human Resources Contact Information :
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to email@example.com. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.