Reading/Language Arts Pedagogy Faculty

Dakota State University in South Dakota

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 19, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time



Dakota State University is accepting applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position in reading and language arts pedagogy effective August 2014.  Requirements include an earned doctorate in education or in a reading and language arts discipline (ABD or Master’s considered for a term position), expertise in reading and language arts education, K-12 teaching experience, and teaching with technology.  Teaching responsibilities include K-8 language arts methods, K-8 reading methods, Literacy: data based teaching, and Introduction: literacy assessment and remediation. Depending on qualifications, responsibilities may also include graduate courses in educational technology integration, e-learning, and computer supported collaborative learning.  The successful applicant will also assume duties related to research productivity, supervising field experiences, student advisement, committee work, and service to the university and community.  Experience with a yearlong residency professional development model is preferred.  Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


Dakota State University is South Dakota’s computer technology and education institution (  DSU is accredited through the AQIP process of the Higher Learning Commission and, to support its institutional accreditation, the university emphasizes continuous quality improvement in its institutional decision-making process.  DSU offers faculty and students access to a uniquely sophisticated computer environment, providing an unparalleled opportunity to advance innovative practices, particularly in integrating computer technology into instruction.  DSU is located in Madison, South Dakota, 50 miles northwest of Sioux Falls in the southern lakes region of the state.  Madison offers a healthy community, excellent schools and abundant recreational activities.


DSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site.  To apply, visit  The employment site will allow the attachment of a cover letter, resume, most recent degree transcript, and supporting references, including addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references.  For questions concerning the position, send emails to .  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


DSU is committed to recruitment, hiring and retention of minorities.  We urge individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.  Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process.  E-Verify, EOE.


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