Overview

The College of Humanities, Education, & Social Sciences invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track appointment in the School of Education to begin August 2019. This position has responsibility for the development and maintenance of the online Masters of Education in Reading, and Pennsylvania Certification Programs for Reading Specialist and English as a Second Language (ESL). The successful candidate will be proficient in teaching, curriculum development, and advising graduate and undergraduate students and will prepare motivated students intellectually, professionally and personally.

Qualified candidates are expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Requirements include an earned doctorate in Education (completed by fall 2019) and certification or certification-eligible as a Reading Specialist and in ESL in the State of Pennsylvania. Additional certification in Early Childhood Education preferred. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

Gannon University is a Masters L institution committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie and close to businesses, organizations and government agencies that are active partners in helping our students receive a hands-on education. Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon, visit www.gannon.edu.