Responsibilities: The successful candidate will: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses; supervise practicum students; mentor undergraduate and graduate students; integrate multicultural education and technology tools; collaborate with public school teachers and administrators; teach in satellite programs; participate in research/creative activities; as well as provide leadership and service to the Department/College/University, profession and community. Teaching responsibilities will include Reading/Language Arts in Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle Level Education.
The successful candidate will be committed to the Departmental Mission of creating teachers who are prepared to meet the challenges faced by professional educators in a rapidly changing society.
Qualifications: Doctorate or ABD in Reading or in a related area such as Curriculum and Instruction and significant Early Childhood, Elementary, and/or Middle Level teaching experience. Successful candidates must demonstrate knowledge of teaching reading in U.S. schools. Teaching experience at the college/university level and in the supervision of pre-service teachers in field placements is preferred. Preferred qualifications include elementary grades specialization in the areas of Reading/Language Arts.
Starting Date: August, 2014
Applications: All items should be sent electronically: Letter of application, Current Vita, Unofficial Transcripts and List of three professional references with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses to:
Dr. Joy L. Russell, Chair
Department of Early Childhood,
Elementary and Middle Level Education
Eastern Illinois University
Credential review begins October 1, 2013 and continues until on campus interviews are scheduled.