University of the Virgin Islands — Assistant or Associate Professor, Literacy

Assistant or Associate Professor, Literacy
University of the Virgin Islands

Position Number: 320072
Department: Continuing Education

Job Description
The University of the Virgin Islands is a Historically Black publicly supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure that students meet high academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status and with interests, experience and expertise in curriculum innovation, interdisciplinary studies and distance education, as well as teaching and scholarly excellence in their specialties. In addition, academic programs support our land grant designation by integrating instruction with research and community service.

The School of Education is seeking to fill a position at the Assistant or Associate Professor Level in Literacy Instruction. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for advising and delivering quality instruction to pre-service teachers in the areas of literacy and learning disabilities. The successful candidate will also serve as the supervisor for K-6 clinical experiences in the unit, including the on-campus Inclusive Childcare Lab and Diagnostic Center focused on early care and education.

Required Qualifications
The candidate should have an earned doctorate in Literacy Instruction and Special Education or related field from an NCATE/CAEP accredited institution with a minimum of five years teaching in higher education and three or more years teaching at the k-6 level. This appointee should have a strong record of scholarly work, knowledge of current trends in in state and national education policy, as well as a demonstrated commitment to inclusivity and diversity.

Preferred Qualifications
Strength in areas such as early childhood education and the preparation of teachers of children whose first language is not English (TESOL) will be preferred. The candidate must have mastery of technology skills related to productivity and instruction and be prepared to teach in traditional and non-traditional formats and settings such as of campus, on line and zoom.

FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Number: F134
Location: St. Croix
Position Type: Faculty
Number of Vacancies- part time: 1
Posted Salary: $60,000 – $68,000

Advertised Job Duties
The University of the Virgin Islands is a Historically Black publicly supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure that students meet high academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status and with interests, experience and expertise in curriculum innovation, interdisciplinary studies and distance education, as well as teaching and scholarly excellence in their specialties. In addition, academic programs support our land grant designation by integrating instruction with research and community service.

The School of Education is seeking to fill a position at the Assistant or Associate Professor Level in Literacy Instruction. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for advising and delivering quality instruction to pre-service teachers in the areas of literacy and learning disabilities. The successful candidate will also serve as the supervisor for K-6 clinical experiences in the unit, including the on-campus Inclusive Childcare Lab and Diagnostic Center focused on early care and education.

Open Date: 11/08/2019
Close Date: 01/31/2020

Special Instructions to Applicant
Email is the preferred method of communicating with applicants at the University of Virgin Islands. You will be required to supply your email address during the application process.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ACCOMMODATION:
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone who needs an ADA accommodation for the purposes of employment should contact the Human Resources Office at (340)693-1410.

For information about relocating to the US Virgin Islands, please visit the Virgin Islands Moving Center at: www.vimovingcenter.com

Internal or Externally Advertised?: External

Required Documents
1. Unofficial Transcripts
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching Philosophy
4. Writing Sample
5. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Optional Documents
1. Other Document

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://careers.uvi.edu/postings/3364

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