Lecturer III in Reading/Literacy Education
|Hiring Department||Dept Teacher Ed, Ed Lead & Policy (795A)|
|Academic Location||College of Education|
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Benefits Eligible||The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.|
|Position Summary||The Department of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership, and Policy (TEELP) at the UNM College of Education, invites applications, expressions of interest, and nominations for the position of Lecturer III in Reading/Literacy Education. The position may commence as early as August 2019, but shall remain open until filled.|
The UNM College of Education, comprised of five academic departments, is a future-oriented, dynamic professional school organized to reflect the following values: Advocacy, Building Professional Identities, Collaboration, building strong School/University Partnerships, Diversity & Social Justice, Interdisciplinary Inquiry/Scholarship, and Teaching, Learning and Leadership.
The Department is the largest in the College with the uniqueness of having both undergraduate and graduate teacher preparation and educational leadership programs that address K-12, administration and leadership, and higher education needs together as an academic unit.
The Lecturer III with specialization in reading/literacy education, is expected to teach undergraduates and graduates in Elementary Education licensure programs to support teacher candidates in their field experience in order to build competence, care, cultural responsiveness, self-reflection, collegiality and evidence-based assessment. This faculty member will also be expected to participate in enhancing the coherence and effectiveness of the reading/literacy course sequence and the departments general teacher preparation programs.
In addition to teaching reading and literacy education methods courses that require organizing student participation in school settings, the lecturer is also expected to participate in departmental program development and assessment, and some committee work.The Lecturer III in Reading/Literacy Education is expected to support a university-school collaboration; develop and teach in undergraduate and graduate programs, and provide service to the program and department. This includes interacting with university faculty, teachers, teacher candidates, and students in elementary and middle schools.
Earned doctorate in reading or literacy education or closely related field by the appointed start date no later than August 2019;
Minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching reading/language arts in K-8 public schools in the U.S.;
One year or more of field experience, clinical teaching practice or related area.
Five (5) years of teaching in public schools in the U.S. working with culturally and linguistically diverse student populations (i.e., Native American, Hispanic);
Evidence of excellence or potential for excellence in teaching reading/literacy education methods courses;
Evidence of experience with field and clinical teaching practice, or related area;
Evidence of excellence or the potential for excellence in teaching in post-secondary, research-oriented settings;
Evidence of successful post-secondary on-line instruction in reading/language arts;
Theoretical knowledge of, and practical experience with design and teaching of culturally and linguistically relevant curricula to students from diverse linguistic, cultural, rural, and socioeconomic backgrounds;
Experience building partnerships with schools, communities in support of teacher preparation;
Current theoretical knowledge of and practical experience with early literacy, literacy assessment, and multimodalities;
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
|Application Instructions||Please attach a CV, cover letter addressing qualifications and three contacts for reference. |
Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.
|For Best Consideration||For best consideration, please apply by 5/22/2019. This position will remain open until filled.|
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