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The Department of Education at Furman University invites applications for a
tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning August 1,
2012.  Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses
in literacy education.  Qualifications include an earned doctorate (ABD
considered) in reading/language education; experience in applying
pedagogical knowledge in K-6 settings; record of at least 3 years of
effective public school teaching; ability to model exemplary teaching
practices; and ability to engage in scholarly activities.  Preference will
be given to candidates with interest and expertise in the teaching of
reading and writing in grades K-6 and one or more of the following:
children?s literature, content area reading/writing, supervision of teacher
candidates, research or applied statistics.  Expertise in multicultural
pedagogy is highly desirable.


The Department seeks faculty who will actively contribute to Furman
University?s mission as a liberal arts college. Education faculty commit to
the implementation of performance-based instruction and the preparation of
teachers skilled in educating students with diverse learning needs.  Some
methods courses are blocked, integrated with other courses, and team-taught.
Additionally, faculty have opportunities to teach freshman seminars.


Salary is competitive.  Interested individuals should send a letter of
interest featuring relevant experience, statement of philosophy of
education, résumé, dissertation abstract/prospectus or recently published
article, names of three references, and all degree transcripts to:  Dr.
Nelly Hecker, Chair, Education Department, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett
Highway, Greenville, SC  29613. Online submissions are welcome


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an
appointment is made.  Furman University is an equal opportunity employer
strongly committed to diversity within its community.





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