Watson College of Education

Assistant Professor - Literacy Education


Vacancy: #14F044
Position # 3032

The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) is located in the coastal seaport of Wilmington, which is ideally situated between the Cape Fear River and Atlantic Ocean.  Wilmington is a community of about 100,000, with an historic downtown that includes a dynamic arts community, unique shopping and fine dining, and numerous parks, recreational facilities, and easy access to several beautiful beaches.  UNCW enrolls 13,733 undergraduate and graduate students on its 640 acre campus and several extension sites.  It is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top universities of its kind in the South and by both Kiplinger’s and Forbes magazines as one of the best values in the nation.

The Watson College of Education (WCE) (www.uncw.edu/ed) is a growing college with over 60 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate and master’s programs in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education and the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education, and master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Educational Leadership.  It offers several international study programs and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges, and colleges/universities in the region. We are searching for two outstanding teachers and scholars to fill a tenure-track (Assistant or Associate) faculty position in Educational Administration and a tenure-track (Assistant) faculty position in Literacy Education.

     Vacancy 14F044                 Literacy Education               Position 3032

This position will begin in August 2014. Doctorate in appropriate field is required or must be obtained within the first academic year of employment.  Preference will be given to those candidates who have a demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity, evidence of successful college level teaching in face-to-face and/or distance formats, and at least 3 years of experience working in the field.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2013 (extended from original date of December 1), but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants must complete the online application at http://consensus.uncw.edu.  Required are:  a letter of application (addressed to appropriate Search Committee), curriculum vitae, copy of doctoral transcript, and contact information for three professional references.  MS Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required.  For more information, see http://www.uncw.edu/ed/jobs/index.html.

Please direct questions to:  Literacy Education (Dr. Jeanne Swafford, Dept. of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy, and Special Education, swaffordj@uncw.edu); Educational Administration (Dr. Scott Imig, Dept. of Educational Leadership, imigs@uncw.edu)

UNCW is an EEO/AA Employer. UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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