Friday, November 5, 2010

Texas Job: Reading & Lang Arts

Reading/English/Language Arts: Texas Christian University is a private, secular institution with a 14:1 student/faculty ratio and a teacher-scholar model that results in close, mentoring relationships. TCU's mission is teaching to change the world. Faculty members in the College of Education (COE) are dedicated to research that informs teaching and classroom practices. The COE is committed to preparing educators to work with diverse children and youth, PreK-12. TCU is recognized as a Program of Distinction by the International Reading Association. The College of Education seeks a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Reading/English Language Arts. This faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct and publish research in the Reading/English Language Arts field. Additional expectations include collaboration in multidisciplinary program development, advising and mentoring students, writing grant proposals, participating in service activities, and serving on college and university committees. Qualifications: 1. An earned doctorate in Reading/English Language Arts or a closely related field (completion prior to August 2011); 2. A minimum of three years of successful full time teaching experience in public schools; 3. College teaching experience preferred, in such courses as reading methods, children and adolescent literature, content area reading, analysis of literacy problems, and/or reading for English language learners; 4. Commitment to field-based programs serving diverse learners; 5. Scholarly research in the field of Reading/English language Arts, with the potential for national and international leadership. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, college transcripts, a sample publication, and three letters of recommendation listing phone numbers and e-mail addresses to: Ms. Jeannie Bosillo, Assistant to the Dean; TCU Box 297900; Fort Worth, Texas 76129; fax: 817-257-5525; e-mail: TCU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is strongly committed to diversity in the academic community.

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