The Department of Learning and Instruction in the Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York invites applications for a position as an Assistant Professor Literacy Education to begin August 2019.
As a faculty member, the successful applicant will also (a.) teach and advise Master’s students in Literacy Specialist, Childhood with Literacy Emphasis, Literacy Education programs and Master’s teacher education certification programs; (b.) contribute to the Curriculum and Instruction in the Science of Learning (CISL) Ph.D. program concentration in literacy/reading and supervise Ph.D. students; (c.) teach graduate courses in literacy delivered in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats; and (d.) provide leadership and service at the local, state, and national levels.
We seek candidates whose experience and research have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence while bringing in additional perspectives that will contribute to a dynamic and engaged research, teaching, and service agenda. Candidates will have a research focus in one or more areas of reading, writing, literacy research related to elementary, middle grades, or adolescent literacy. Strong applicants demonstrate evidence of strong potential for excellence in research and for seeking and securing external funding.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.