Associate Professor in Literacy Education

University of Hawaii at Manoa in Hawaii

Deadline March 21, 2014
Date Posted February 14, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Education: The Department of Curriculum Studies in the College of Education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor position (#82174) in Literacy Education beginning August 1, 2014. Selectee is required to complete the COE New Faculty orientation in the first year and will undergo a criminal background check. The duties for this position are to: teach in the Master of Education in Curriculum Studies program, contribute to the preservice teacher education programs in the Institute for Teacher Education through teaching literacy education courses and/or assisting in field supervision, advise and mentor graduate students, maintain an active program of research and publication including seeking grants, teach and/or develop courses delivered on- and off-campus employing on-line or other distance delivery technologies, actively participate in accreditation and program review activities and ongoing improvement of programs, and provide service to the Department, College, University and broader communities. Minimum Qualifications are: An earned doctorate in education from an accredited institution with a specialization in literacy or equivalent, at least 4 years of full-time college or university experience in the rank of assistant professor or higher or equivalent, experience or expertise in new literacies, demonstrated high quality teaching of graduate courses in literacy education, experience advising and mentoring graduate students, minimum of two years K-12 teaching experience in literacy, experience working with diverse/multicultural populations, experience with accreditation and program review activities leading to program improvement, and scholarly contributions in the area of literacy education appropriate for the rank and standards of higher education. Desirable Qualifications are: experience working with K-12 pre-service and in-service teachers in field-based teacher preparation programs, successful experience writing and administering grants, and experience teaching courses on-line or with other delivery technologies. To Apply: Applicants must submit digitally to csdept@hawaii.edu and in hard copy to address below: (1) a cover letter specifying the position and how they satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) names and contact information (including address, telephone number and e-mail) of at least 5 professional references; (4) transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required prior to completion of hiring), and if available, (5) reprints of selected scholarly publications. Address: Department of Curriculum Studies, 1776 University Avenue, 224 Everly Hall, Attn: Brandy Ader, Honolulu, HI 96822. Review of applications will begin on March 21, 2014. Inquiries to: Dr. Andrea Bartlett; 808-956-4403; bartlett@hawaii.edu. The University of Hawaii is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran. Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation for the application or hiring process are encouraged to contact the EEO/AA coordinator(s) for the respective campus. Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks. In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawaii may be viewed at: http://ope.ed.gov/security/, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.