Assistant/Associate Professor in Elementary Grades Reading Instruction [Position Announcement]

The Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University (MSU), a national leader in teacher preparation and research on teaching, teacher learning, curriculum, policy, and international education, is seeking a tenure-system faculty scholar at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Elementary Grades Reading Instruction. The Department seeks an individual with a strong research program or the clear potential for one whose research focuses on processes and instruction involved in students learning to read within elementary classroom settings.  All applicants must have prior classroom teaching or school-based experience. This is an academic year position with a starting date of August 16, 2015. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Faculty who assume this position will conduct research and inquiry, seek funding for research and development work, teach undergraduate, online masters, and doctoral courses, advise doctoral students, lead or support program development, and participate in service and outreach activities.  Applicants should have an earned relevant doctoral degree or degree completion by August 2015. They should provide evidence of commitment to and accomplishment in research, teaching, grant writing, service and/or program development appropriate to rank and a commitment to collaboration. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three examples of scholarship, and names and contact information of three references to: jobs.msu.edu, posting number #0081. We invite inquiries from potentially interested candidates to: Dr. Cheryl Rosaen, Co-Chair (crosaen@msu.edu), Dr. Patricia Edwards, Co-Chair (edwards6@msu.edu). Review of applications will begin October 15, 1024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please see the attached detailed description for additional details about the position and Michigan State University.

Assistant-Associate Professor in Elementary Grades Reading Instruction Posting #0081

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