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 Assistant/Associate Professor of Elementary Education, Literacy

The Education Studies Department of Skidmore College, a selective liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs, New York, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor in Elementary Education/Literacy Methods position, beginning September 2018. We are particularly interested in candidates from under-represented backgrounds who can add to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and service. 

Premised on a constructivist approach to teaching and learning and with a commitment to social justice, faculty in the Education Studies Department prepare students for initial certification in New York State, grades 1-6. In addition, the Department's on-campus lab school, the Early Childhood Center (serving children ages 3-5), provides a resource for teaching and research opportunities. The teaching load for this position is 5 courses each academic year. Expertise in elementary literacy education, including language acquisition and development and instructional methods for English language learners, is required. Teaching in the interdisciplinary First Year Experience will be required. 

Competitive candidates will have teaching experience at the college and/or elementary school level, a robust commitment to undergraduate teacher education, and experience/ability in teaching and/or mentoring students from diverse backgrounds. A Ph.D. or Ed. D. in literacy education or a related field is required. Desirable qualities in candidates may include demonstrated leadership, experience teaching methods coursework onsite in schools or community organizations, knowledge of the edTPA and other New York State certification requirements, and/or experience with CAEP accreditation. 

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Materials must be uploaded to the application website by October 15, 2017. 

To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online at: 

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result. 


 Data Recognition Corporation (DRC)

Data Recognition Corporation (DRC), a MN educational assessment company, is looking for published authors to write high quality original pieces for K-12 educational assessment and curriculum purposes. Must have a degree in either creative writing, technical writing, English and/or educational experience. In order to be considered, a resume and writing samples must be submitted.  Desired genres include but are not limited to narrative, historical fiction, science fiction, drama, poetry, informational, science and social studies focus, and technical pieces.  Authors are compensated for each accepted piece of writing. Please send resume and writing sample (s) to

Assistant Professor:Reading/Literacy StudiesUniversity of South Florida 

The University of South Florida (Tampa) is searching for an Assistant Professor of Reading/Literacy Studies. USF is the host for ChLA 2017!

We are looking for a new colleague who would like to work in a context where forward-looking thinking is encouraged and whose research can build on and expand the program in the areas of critical literacy, multimodal text analysis, children's literature, arts-based approaches to literacy, and/or digital literacies. 

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 Assistant Professor - Critical Perspectives in English Education: Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Teacher Preparation for Diverse Youth

University of Washington
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Course Mentor, Children's Literature
Western Governors University
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Elementary Education, Literacy 
Skidmore College
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