Education, Elementary Language Arts and Reading, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
The Education Department at the College of Saint Benedict - Saint John’s University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position for the 2015-2016 academic year beginning Fall 2015. Responsibilities associated with this position may include: teaching undergraduate courses in elementary language arts methods, children’s literature, teaching reading, and content area reading; supervising students in the field; developing and maintaining relationships with schools; participating in national and state accreditation; engaging in scholarly and creative professional activities; and serving on departmental and college committees. The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate (or ABD upon application) in literacy or a related field, a minimum of a master’s degree in reading, and successful K-6 teaching experience Preference will be given to those holding a K-6 teaching license or are licensable. The successful candidate must be an effective communicator in both oral and written language, be grounded in constructivism and willing to be part of a team. Personal characteristics should include initiative, well-honed interpersonal skills, as well as a record of successful teaching experiences. Application process: Applications are accepted online only at http://employment.csbsju.edu. Applicants must complete a faculty application form and attach letter of application, curriculum vitae, *three recent letters of recommendation, statement of philosophy of teaching, and copies of transcripts (official transcripts required for on campus interview) *Recommenders should submit their letter of reference confidentially to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. If your letters of reference are secured with Interfolio Service or another College/University, please contact them and have them send your letters to this email address. Women, individuals of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.