Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy

Institution & Website Texas State University http://www.txstate.edu
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities: Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy Texas State University Job Posting #: 2016-65 Review Date: January 8, 2016 Appointment Date: Fall 2016 Link to Job Posting: http://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment/faculty-employment/2016-65.html Position Description Texas State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Developmental Education with a focus on literacy education. Developmental education is a field of research, policy, and practice focused on student success at the postsecondary level. The field aims to understand and support all students in postsecondary contexts, but especially students who struggle and students who are identified as academically underprepared. The Graduate Program of Developmental Education is housed within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education. This innovative and rapidly growing program offers Ph.D., Ed.D., and M.A. degrees in developmental education with three specialization areas: literacy, learning support, and mathematics. The search committee is looking for a candidate with the expertise and ability to serve in the literacy specialization area. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, and especially those who are linguistically or culturally diverse, or who can contribute diverse perspectives to our program and university. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Publishing peer-reviewed research at national and international levels in the areas of literacy and developmental education. • Seeking external funding related to literacy and developmental education. • Presenting on research and practice at local, national, and/or international conferences. • Teaching doctoral- and master’s-level courses. Course topics include but are not limited to: literacy theory, research, and pedagogy with a focus on postsecondary contexts. • Serving on thesis and dissertation committees. • Recruiting, advising, and mentoring graduate students. • Working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff. • Engaging in service at the departmental, college, university, and professional levels. Qualifications for Associate Professor Rank Required: • Earned doctorate, by hiring date, in education, literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) at the postsecondary level and/or evidence of scholarly activity with a focus on postsecondary contexts commensurate with rank. • Demonstration of excellence in teaching at the university level. • Evidence of the ability to establish and sustain a strong research agenda as evidenced by publications, presentations, grants, etc. commensurate with rank. • To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on University and department established standards. Preferred: • Evidence of research and practice in the areas of developmental education, postsecondary student success, college readiness, transitions to college, and/or transitions from college to work. • Evidence of working with students who are linguistically or culturally diverse. • Evidence of published research and conference presentations in literacy education, developmental education, or a related area commensurate with rank. • Evidence of quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed-methods research knowledge, skills, and experience. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) effectively in postsecondary educational settings commensurate with rank. • Evidence of success in advising and mentoring master’s and doctoral students. • Evidence of success in seeking external grants and contracts. • Evidence of successful collaboration with university colleagues, students, and staff within a diverse environment Qualifications for Assistant Professor Rank Required: • Earned doctorate, by hiring date, in education, literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) at the postsecondary level and/or evidence of scholarly activity with a focus on postsecondary contexts commensurate with rank. • Demonstration of the potential for excellence in teaching at the university level commensurate with rank. • Evidence of the ability to establish and sustain a strong research agenda as evidenced by publications, presentations, grants, etc. commensurate with rank. Preferred: • Evidence of commitment to research and practice in the areas of developmental education, postsecondary student success, college readiness, transitions to college, and/or transitions from college to work. • Evidence of commitment to working with students who are linguistically or culturally diverse. • Evidence of published research and conference presentations in literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed-methods research knowledge, skills, and experience. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) effectively in postsecondary educational settings commensurate with rank. • Evidence of success or the potential for success in advising and mentoring master’s and doctoral students. • Evidence of success or the potential for success in seeking external grants and contracts. • Evidence of successful collaboration with university colleagues, students, and staff within a diverse environment
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Starting Date & Posting Dates  To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 8, 2016.
Submit the Following Information:  Application Procedures To apply, send (1) a letter of interest that addresses your philosophy of teaching effectiveness, your research agenda, and your experiences in relation to the required and preferred qualifications sections of the posting; (2) a relevant scholarly writing sample; (3) official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (note: applicants may submit unofficial copies of transcripts with the application; the individual who is offered the position must submit official transcripts prior to hiring); (4) three letters of reference; and (5) a curriculum vitae that includes all degrees and certifications, all professional experience, list of courses taught, scholarship, and list of three professional references with names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers; and (6) the completed Texas State Faculty Employment Application available athttp://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment/application. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 8, 2016. Send materials electronically to Naomi Wilson at naomiwilson@txstate.edu. Official transcripts should be mailed to the following address: Ms. Naomi Wilson Texas State University Department of Curriculum & Instruction 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Mathematics Instructor

Institution & Website Pasadena City College http://www.pasadena.edu/
Job Title: MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTOR (4 Positions)
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PASADENA CITY COLLEGE Title: MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTOR (4 Positions) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Master’s degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics OR •  Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics AND • A Master’s degree in Statistics, Physics or Mathematics Education OR • A Valid California Community College Instructor Credential OR • The equivalent. Degree must be shown as conferred on transcript. Some degrees may require equivalency. It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide documentation to support equivalent qualifications.   DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: • Demonstrated passion for, and experience with, teaching basic skills mathematics • Experience teaching non-traditional mathematics courses, such as accelerated course, or using innovative pedagogy.  To view the Math Instructor job announcement http://apptrkr.com/727190. Please note, once your application is submitted you will not be able to add, change or upload documents.  We advise that you carefully review your application and all the documents you have uploaded to ensure that they are free from errors and complete.  If you cannot finish your application in one seating, you can save the application and return at a later date to continue editing or completing the process.  Give yourself plenty of time to complete and submit your application by the stated closing date.   Additional or missing items will not be accepted after the closing date.
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