Overview

Viterbo University’s College of Education, Science, and Mathematics invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Education.

The teaching load is 12 credits each semester. The successful candidate will be able to teach in multiple high need areas in the program including Assessment and Correction of Literacy Problems, Foundations of Literacy, Curriculum and Methods for Math. Additional courses may include Social Studies Methods, Educational Psychology, and supervising student teachers. Methods classes are completed cooperatively with area schools using a “Professional School Model” (PDS) where coursework and application takes place in the pK-8 school setting. Ability to work collaboratively with area schools is critical for the PDS model’s success. The person in this position serves as the literacy expert for the department and leads student preparation for the Foundations of Reading Test (FoRT). The successful candidate will participate in curriculum development and assessment and other service work in the department, as well as participate in college and university meetings and events.

Qualifications: A master’s degree in education required. Doctorate degree required for a tenure track position. Prior K-8 teaching experience required; Foundations of Reading Test knowledge and previous higher education teaching experience is preferred.

Rank and Salary: This is a nine-month, academic year appointment beginning August 2017.

Viterbo University is a Catholic, Franciscan, liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 1800 undergraduate and 850 graduate students. Viterbo is located in scenic La Crosse, Wisconsin, which has consistently been rated as one of the top places to live in the US. The region features an attractive cost of living, beautiful bluffs and coulees, three major rivers including the Mississippi River, world-class education and health care systems, and easy access to major cities in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois.

To apply, please complete online employment application form ( www.viterbo.edu/jobs) and upload a letter of application indicating interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (initial submissions may be unofficial copies), and contact information for three professional references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Contact Information: Sara Cook, Dean, College of Education, Science and Mathematics; Viterbo University; 900 Viterbo Drive; La Crosse, WI 54601.