Assistant Professor/Early Literacy Education

Mississippi State University in Mississippi

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted October 29, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Early Literacy Education: The Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education at Mississippi State University seeks applicants for one tenure-track faculty position in early literacy education. Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education ( is a large department serving more than 800 students in elementary, secondary, and special education. In addition to undergraduate teacher education in these areas, the department houses Master's, Specialist, and Doctoral degrees and a Master of Arts in Teaching program for initial licensure. Mississippi State University is a land-grant university committed to excellence in service and outreach to the community. The state's flagship research institution, Mississippi State University was named a very high research activity institution in 2010 by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, one of only 108 in the nation. Mississippi State University is located in Starkville, Mississippi. Starkville has historic highlights, growing industry, excellent schools, ample opportunities for arts and recreation, and a diverse population of over 25,000. Starkville is a progressive and exciting place to live, providing big city opportunity from a small town point of view. Additional detailed position descriptions and directions for applying for the Early Literacy Education Positions (PARF 7598) can be found at As part of the application process, all applicants must submit a personal data information form available at the above URL. The department is especially interested in applicants who are able to contribute in meaningful ways to our continuing commitment to diversity. Mississippi State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, contact Dr. Devon Brenner, Professor and Head of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education at, 662-325-7119.