Assistant Professor – Childhood Literacy Education Employment Opportunity: The College at Brockport

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Assistant Professor – Childhood Literacy Education Employment Opportunity

The Department of Education and Human Development at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Literacy Education B-12 position in our inclusive education program.

Assistant Professor

Literacy Education - Childhood

The College at Brockport

The Department of Education and Human Development at The College at Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Literacy Education B-12 position in our inclusive education program.


• Teach a 3-3 load in undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy education.

• Engage in scholarship.

• Participate in service activities.

• Work collaboratively with department faculty in dual certification programs.

• Use technology in teaching, including online instruction.

• Participate in program implementation and CAEP assessments.

• Advise teacher candidates & review program applicants.

• Demonstrate continuous professional development.

• Work with diverse students to prepare culturally competent teachers.

Required Qualifications

Terminal degree or ABD in Literacy Education or appropriate field (ABD candidates must earn their doctorate within 6 months of appointment); minimum of 3 years teaching experience at the elementary school level; experience administering varied literacy assessments; demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate literacy education courses; demonstrated ability to work with socially, culturally, and linguistically diverse populations to prepare culturally competent teachers; and, demonstrated ability to use technology to support teaching and learning.

Preferred Qualifications

Literacy Specialist certification and/or experience as a Literacy Specialist or Literacy Coach; background in additional areas of expertise such as digital literacy, critical literacy, language and learning disabilities, education of English Language Learners; evidence of successful scholarship beyond the dissertation; demonstrated familiarity with ILA/CAEP standards; and, successful experience working in an inclusive B-12 setting

Education & Human Development Department Description

The Department of Education & Human Development is dedicated to preparing educators to teach in 21st century classrooms. The Department currently includes 18 full-time faculty and staff, and offers undergraduate and graduate programs leading to initial- and professional-level certification in New York State. The Department’s robust school partnership network in Rochester and the region supports clinically-rich field experiences and student teaching opportunities for students, and ongoing research and professional development opportunities for faculty. For more information on faculty, programs, and the department in general visit

The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.

Salary, Benefits and Appointment

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, healthcare and dependent care savings accounts, life insurance, and disability insurances. This position starts August 2019.

Application Instructions

Preference will be given to application materials received by October 26, 2018 and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For consideration, apply online at and submit the following: 1.) A letter of application explicitly detailing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications including examples, 2.) a curriculum vitae (CV), 3.) the names and contact information for three references, and 4.) a statement of teaching philosophy.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.



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