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[Xmca-l] Literacy position K-8 at UCSB

I am pleased to announce the approval of this position. Feel free to contact me with questions
Chuck Bazerman


Assistant Professor, Literacy Education

Department of Education

The Department of Education, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, UC Santa Barbara seeks a faculty member for a tenure-track position in literacy education at the Assistant Professor level. We encourage applications from literacy educators with expertise in grades 3-8 serving diverse populations.

The Department of Education has an interdisciplinary faculty with cognitive, linguistic, social, and cultural research programs concerned with diverse learners in educational settings. The Department offers a rich array of opportunities for research, teaching, and program development in an innovative Teacher Education Program, the McEnroe Reading & Language Arts Clinic, partnership schools, and technology-enabled learning environments.

Qualifications for the position include:

    An earned doctorate at the time of employment
    A record of scholarship related to grades 3-8 teaching and learning of literacy with diverse learners
    At least three years of teaching grades 3-8 (preferred).


Position responsibilities include:

    Maintaining an active research and publication program
    Mentoring M.A./M.Ed/Ph.D students
    Directing theses and dissertations
    Seeking extramural funding
    Teaching graduate-level courses in literacy.


The University of California Santa Barbara, a land-grant university, is an AAU comprehensive research intensive institution. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity & excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, & service. UCSB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Address inquiries to Richard P. Durán, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
Department of Education
Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
Santa Barbara, California 93106
e-mail: duran@education.ucsb.edu

Applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest addressing qualifications and interests, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3), three representative research-based articles, and (4) three letters of reference.  

Applications should be submitted electronically to: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00259

Review of completed applications will begin January 15, 2014.

Anticipated start date is July 1, 2014.


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