The Department of Doctoral Studies in Literacy in the Seidel School of Education is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Literacy.  This is a 12-month, tenure track position.  Summer teaching is required.

Area of Specialization: Adult and college literacy

Primary Job Duties: Responsibilities include teaching doctoral-level courses, mentoring doctoral students and chairing dissertations, serving on committees, conducting research, and collaborating with community, state, and national constituents to foster effective literacy learning for diverse pre-k to adult learners.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or Ed. D. in literacy.  If ABD, doctoral degree must be completed before hire date. Experience with Ed. D. programs. Evidence of established research agenda in college and adult literacy. Experience working with linguistically and culturally diverse students.

Preferred Qualifications: Minimum three years full-time professional experience in higher education. Experience with disciplinary literacy. Experience with higher education administration in student affairs, academic support, or student advising. Experience collaborating with prek-12 educators in research and professional contexts.  Experience teaching doctoral-level courses.

The position will remain open until filled.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S.  Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online.  See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest outlining qualifications for the position; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) unofficial transcripts; 4) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Co-Chair, Dr. Koomi Kim at kjkim@salisbury.edu

This position is based in Salisbury, MD.  Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 62 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk.  SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, and other publications.  SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future.  To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.