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Assistant Professor of Education (Reading/Literacy)

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 3/08/23

Job Description

Department: School of Teaching & Learning
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track
Open until filled: Yes
Requisition number: 202300024F

Usual duties:
This faculty member will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses with an anticipated course load of 3/3. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students. Additionally, this faculty member will initiate and collaborate in research and grant activities leading to scholarly publications and will participate fully in departmental, college, and university meetings and committees.

Degree Requirements:
Earned Doctorate in reading, literacy, or related fields.

Experience Requirements:
Three years of experience in K-8 schools in ELAR settings and developed or developing research agenda in the field of literacy education.

Other Requirements for the Position:
Preferred experiences include working with field-based elementary school sites, university teaching, reading specialist certification, literacy coaching, teaching in the area of diagnosis and treatment of clinical reading difficulties, and teaching online courses are preferred. Candidates should have the potential for developing collaborative partnerships with the community.

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an at will employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Physical Address:
Human Resources Department
1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202
P.O. Box 2356
Huntsville, TX 77341-2356
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Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...