Western Connecticut State University
School of Professional Studies
Education & Educational Psychology
Assistant Professor - Reading
Academic Year 2018 - 2018
Western Connecticut State University's School of Professional Studies is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Department of Education & Educational Psychology. The incumbent will also serve as the Elementary Education program coordinator.
The School of Professional Studies is comprised of four departments: Education & Education Psychology, Health Promotion & Exercise Science, Nursing, and Social Work. Undergraduate degrees are offered in each of these professional fields, as well as Master's degrees in Nursing and Education & Education Psychology, and Doctoral degrees in Education and Nursing. The Department of Education and Educational Psychology is one of the signature departments at WCSU and offers the following degrees in professional fields: a BS in Elementary Education Interdisciplinary Major, BS in Secondary Education, MS in Education Option in Curriculum , MS in School Counseling, MS in Clinical Mental Health, MS in Applied Behavior Analysis, and a Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership. Programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP) and NEASC. For more information, visit http://www.wcsu.edu/education/
Position Summary: The successful candidate will be responsible for: teaching undergraduate and graduate literacy courses; coordinating practicum at the graduate and undergraduate levels; engaging in scholarly activities, accreditation work, Elementary Education program coordination, program evaluation, and serving on graduate committees.
Qualifications: Doctorate in Literacy or Reading is required, as is current State* Certification as a Literacy or Remedial Reading Specialist. *Certification may be from other states. Accreditation experience with program review; Experience teaching courses on literacy on undergraduate/graduate level; Active role in literacy-related professional associations; Successful college-level teaching and supervision of practicum training activities are preferred.
WCSU is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.
Salary & Benefits: The minimum starting salary is $59,668. In addition to offering competitive salaries commensurate with candidates' experience, WCSU offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/. There are grant opportunities to support research and conference attendance.
Application Process: Interested applicants must submit a letter of application, which outlines interest in, and qualifications for, the position; areas of teaching expertise and experience, areas of service and/or leadership, research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy; a current curriculum vita; and the names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references who can comment on the applicant's teaching, scholarship, and/or service/leadership to email@example.com. In the Email Subject Line Reference Search #700-519. All materials should be submitted as PDF files. Applications must be received by Thursday, March 15, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.
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Action Data Questionnaire, can be found on the following link: http://wcsu.edu/hr/employment/AA_Data_Questionnaire_FillableForm.pdf.
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