Cedar Falls, IA United States
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Instructor, Literacy Assessment

University of Northern Iowa, Curriculum & Instruction Department

Job Title: Instructor, Literacy Assessment
Reference Code: 51827
Job Location: Cedar Falls , IA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Education: at Schools/Colleges of Education
Education: Jobs K through 12
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-03-28
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Instructor, Literacy Assessment
University of Northern Iowa

The University of Northern Iowa's College of Education is seeking applications for a nine-month term position to be housed in the Literacy Education division, in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

The Literacy Education Division, in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UNIís College of Education seeks a term instructor (1-year contract) with expertise in assessment and evaluation beginning Fall Semester 2019. The applicantís duties will include 100% teaching courses (4 fall/ 4 spring) related to literacy, specifically literacy assessment and evaluation. The Iowa State Reading Endorsement is offered face to face as well as online and courses will be taught in both formats to undergraduate and graduate students.

UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will collaborate to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.

Job Requirements

An earned doctorate (EdD or PhD) in literacy education or related field is required.

Required qualifications include demonstrated expertise in literacy assessment and instruction; knowledge and/or experience in working with diverse K-12 populations to support literacy achievement; knowledge of data management; high level of attention to details; and three years of K-12 teaching experience.

Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of the role of the reading specialist; interest in teacher education and professional development of in-service teachers; demonstrated expertise at multiple grade levels; and experience with online teaching.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applications received by April 11, 2019, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu/. Inquiries may be sent to Dena Snowden at dena.snowden@uni.edu or 319-273-7270. Pre-employment background checks required.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University is a tobacco-free campus.

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