[lg policy] Job: Literacy at Washington State University

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 5 20:56:32 UTC 2011

Forwarded From:  edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

Washington State University - Pullman

Title:                                    Assistant Professor
Salary:                        Competitive, commensurate with experience
Position:                        Permanent full-time, tenure-track
Effective Date:            August 16, 2012

Position:  The Department of Teaching and Learning at Washington State
University Pullman campus seeks applicants with research and teaching
interests in literacy for a tenure track faculty position. The
candidate will have an earned doctorate in literacy education or
related field and demonstrated commitment to working with
underrepresented, linguistically/culturally-diverse, international,
and first generation college students.

Duties and Responsibilities: Conduct scholarly research leading to
publication in area of literacy. Pursue extramural funding to support
active research agenda. Teach undergraduate, masters, and doctoral
literacy courses. Mentor graduate students. Work collaboratively with
peers and communities. Engage in service activities at a variety of

Required Qualifications:  Earned doctorate at time of employment in
literacy or related field, a demonstrated record of or potential for
scholarly productivity, extramural funding, and excellence in
teaching. Demonstrated ability to teach literacy in K-12 or college
settings.  Commitment to working with underrepresented,
linguistically/culturally-diverse, international, and first generation
college students.

Desired Qualifications:  Expertise in one or more areas: literacy
foundations, literacy pedagogy, literacy assessment and diagnosis,
academic language, or critical literacies.

University: The Washington State University system is a research
university that includes four campuses with faculty that are
considered to be “one faculty, geographically dispersed.”

Screening will begin on December 5, 2011.  Applicants should apply
online at www.wsujobs.com <http://www.wsujobs.com> and submit a letter
of application addressing the qualifications, three current letters of
recommendation, two samples of scholarly work, and a current
comprehensive vita including the names, addresses, and phone numbers
of at least three additional references. For additional information,
contact Julie Killinger at juliek at wsu.edu .

Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
educator and employer.  Members of ethnic minorities, women,
Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, persons of disability, and/or
persons aged 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

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