Tenure-track Professor in Literacy Education

Elmira College in New York

Date Posted April 24, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Employment Type Full-time

Teacher Education Position



Elmira College is seeking an outstanding tenure-track professor in Literacy Education at a well-established small liberal arts college, beginning date July, 2014. RANK OPEN.  Salary is commensurate with experience. 


This position requires an appropriate doctorate, literacy certification K-12, and literacy teaching experience in schools. Teaching assignments at the master’s level may include some of the following courses: Literacy Acquisition, Literacy Assessment and Intervention, Literacy in the Content Areas, and Developing and Administering Literacy Programs.  Undergraduate teaching responsibilities may consist of such courses as Literacy Acquisition and Development for Preschool and Elementary School Learners, Teaching Literacy in the Elementary Schools, Content Literacy in the Middle Schools, and Content Literacy in the Secondary Schools. A combination of undergraduate and graduate level teaching will be required. Supervision of student teachers may be needed, with the potential of supervising at an international site.


Elmira College, the first college to offer a comprehensive curriculum for women, and home of the Center for Mark Twain Studies, is a small, well-established, residential, liberal arts college in a pleasant community in the Finger Lakes region of New York State (county population 80,000). 


All tenure-track faculty positions require academic and career advising, and scholarly or artistic achievement. EOE.  Elmira College may request a criminal background and drug screening prior to employment.  


Send (1) a letter with salary expectations or history, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) copies of recent course evaluations, (4) examples of scholarly writing, (5) a statement of teaching philosophy, (6) graduate transcripts, (7) a list of five professional references with names, titles, addresses, and phone numbers,  and (8) three current letters of recommendation to Dr. Linda Pratt, Executive Director of Teacher Education, Literacy Education Search, Elmira College, One Park Place, Elmira, N.Y. 14901 or email  lpratt@elmira. Email inquiries to lpratt@elmira.edu or call (607) 735-1911.


Application deadline: Open until position is filled.


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