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Job No. 141025

  • Job Title:
  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Reading and Literacy, School of Education Posted Date
  • Employer:
  • University of St Thomas
  • Location:
  • St. Paul , MN
  • Posting Date:
  • 04-Oct-2019
  • Description:
    The Department of Teacher Education at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Teacher Education specializing in Reading and Literacy Education (P-12) to begin in the Fall of 2020. This is a full-time, tenure track appointment.

    The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our university mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

    Applicants who are interested in working with teacher education faculty in a collaborative, creative environment to prepare candidates for initial licensure and advanced certification are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy and reading education in both face to face and blended online environments; producing scholarly research and publications; advising students; collaborating with schools; contributing to School of Education initiatives; and engaging in service to the department, school, university, and community.

    The School of Education prepares transformative teachers and leaders to positively impact students’ lives. The School of Education actively seeks to attract, retain and develop faculty, staff, and students from all backgrounds to enhance the diversity of the learning community, and to offer our students richly varied perspectives.

    Required Qualifications

    An earned doctorate (U.S. or Foreign Equivalent) in literacy/reading or in a related area with a minor in literacy equivalent to 18 graduate level semester hours
    Three years K-12 teaching experience
    Expertise in field-based teacher preparation
    Experience with collaborative school and community-based initiatives and partnerships
    Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
    Strong written and oral communication skills
    Demonstrated ability to conduct research and make scholarly contributions to the field of education
  •  Contact information:
  • University of St Thomas
  • St. Paul, MN 55105
  • United States
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