Overview

The College of Education and Health Sciences at Bradley University announces one tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education beginning
August 2019.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, prestigious, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois.

LITERACY EDUCATION – Qualified applicants must have teaching experience with P-12 students in the area of literacy education. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: teaching undergraduate courses as well as scholarship and service. Additionally, responsibilities may include supervision of teacher candidates in their field experiences.

An earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with a literacy education focus, or a closely related field, is required. ABD will be considered; however, the doctorate must be completed by August 19, 2019, for the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest; curriculum vita; and complete contact information for a minimum of three professional references. Applications, nominations and expressions of interest must be submitted electronically, in pdf format, to: Dr. Cecile M. Arquette, Co-Chair, Literacy Education Search Committee ( carquette@fsmail.bradley.edu).

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

The department offers undergraduate programs in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Middle School Education, High School Education, K-12 Education, and Special Education (Learning Behavior Specialist I). Approximately 350 students are currently enrolled in these programs. The department offers a graduate program in Curriculum and Instruction. The education unit holds Illinois State Board of Education accreditation and program approval, and national NCATE accreditation (and we are currently members of CAEP). In addition, all programs are nationally recognized by their respective Specialized Professional Associations. For additional information about the Department of Teacher Education and Bradley University visit https://www.bradley.edu/academic/departments/te/
and http://www.bradley.edu.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates underrepresented groups.