Assistant or Associate Professor in Literacy (Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track)

Position ID: 38452
Augusta University
College of Education
Teaching & Leading
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
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Department Marketing Statement

The Department of Teaching and Leading is one of three departments in the College of Education, whose programs are accredited by NCATE, the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Universities.  The department offers undergraduate degrees in elementary, middle grades, secondary, special education, and educational leadership. Graduate degrees currently offered include the Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Education in Instruction, Education Masters and Specialist in Leadership.

Job Information
Job ID: 13814
Position # 00013554

The Department of Teaching and Leading at Augusta University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Literacy. The position will begin August 2018.  Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy, supervising student field experiences, and providing service to the College of Education, the University, the community, and the profession.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in an education or related field, P-12 experience teaching literacy, and expertise in literacy education.  Special preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of edTPA and teacher certification requirements. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in literacy, serving on department, college, and university committees, collaborating with school districts.

Application Procedure/How To Apply

The review of applications will begin March 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. The application packet must include a formal letter of application, current curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts, and specific contact information of three references.  Please apply through the Augusta University Human Resources link; (Job ID: 13814 - Position # 00013554).

For information on the position, contact Dr. Beth Pendergraft, Department Chair, at or 706-667-4692.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Other Information
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Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.
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Literacy Education
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Open Until Filled
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