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Fitchburg State University Assistant Professor-Reading-Tenure Track in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Assistant Professor/Reading Professor/ Education Department Tenure Track Hire date: September 1, 2023 General Statement of Duties: The Education Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor position. Appointment at the rank of assistant professor is anticipated, but higher rank may be considered for suitably qualified candidates. Requires the ability to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in reading and related literacy skills implemented in classrooms and in remedial and clinical settings. The candidate should have expertise in the identification, assessment, and treatment of reading and language difficulties, including dyslexia. Further the candidate should be competent to address scientifically-based and clinically-proven practices in reading for all students, including those with reading or language disabilities. Requires a doctorate in Reading or Language Disabilities along with knowledge in pedagogy and curriculum adaptations for students with reading or language disabilities and Special Education expertise and/or experience. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses both on campus and online (24 semester hours of credit of instruction per school year) and preparation for classroom instruction. 2. Instructional responsibilities include courses in scientifically-based and clinically-proven practices in reading instruction for all students, including the assessment of reading, language development, and the treatment of reading and language difficulties. 3. Supervising field and clinical experiences on or off campus. 4. Undergraduate and graduate student assistance including academic advising. 5. Participate in curriculum review and development, program reviews and student outcomes assessment. Includes activities related to accreditation by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and other governing agencies. 6. Attend university functions, including commencement; convocation; and faculty, committee, and departmental meetings. 7. Participate in scheduled orientation and registration programs. 8. Utilization of technology in teaching, including university student monitoring and data systems. 9. Providing service to the department, university, and the profession. 10. Coordinate with off-campus and extended campus partners. 11. Opportunities to teach summer, winter term, and online undergraduate and graduate courses. Please submit cover letter, CV, three professional references and statement of teaching philosophy. Full-time, Tenure Track, 9 month Benefited Position, beginning September 1, 2023. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and the MSCA Bargaining Agreement. Fitchburg State University is committed to diversifying its workforce. We strongly encourage women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.