Job ID: 235848

Assistant Professor of Literacy

Marian University

  • May 9, 2024
  • Assistant Professor of Literacy
  • Education
  • Marian University
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Reading/Developmental Education
As part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University is seeking a Assistant Professor of Literacy who will promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by reporting to the Associate Dean of Academic Quality, this person will provide instructional expertise to educators in the teacher education (graduate and undergraduate) and leadership development programs. This position will also coordinate with the Assistant Dean of Outreach to provide support for services delivered to K-12 schools.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in reading, reading instruction, and other literacy-related courses in various delivery modes, including face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line.
  • Maintain an active literacy-related research agenda that involves publications and presentations at the national level as well as grant writing.
  • Provide leadership and service to college and public, private, and charter schools (locally/nationally).
  • Advise students on degree and certification requirements and career options.
  • Serve on college and university committees as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • A terminal degree in related field (or ABD if degree will be awarded by August 2017).
  • Minimum of 3 years of literacy-related K-12 teaching experience.
  • Expertise in undergraduate and graduate-level reading/literacy instruction.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For Consideration All Applications Require:
  • Current resume or CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information of three professional references. The reference contact information must be entered after the application is submitted in the "My Presence" section of the applicant profile.
  • Responses to the supplementary mission & identity questions.

Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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