From: Peter Smagorinsky (smago@uga.edu)
Date: Fri Sep 22 2006 - 08:43:55 PDT

The University of Georgia
Department of Language and Literacy Education

Beginning Fall 2007

The Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of
Georgia seeks a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in the
teaching of reading/literacy in Grade 4-12 school settings. The position
begins in August 2007.

A doctorate in reading or literacy education or related field by July 2007
is required. Evidence of scholarship or scholarly potential pertaining to
reading/literacy education is expected. Desirable areas of interest
include: intermediate/middle grade reading instruction; teaching reading to
English learners; interest or experience in developing a literacy coaches
program; teaching reading to struggling or striving readers at the
intermediate/middle grade level; multicultural reading/literacy education.
Experience in obtaining external funding is highly desirable. The
successful candidate should have experience teaching students at the
elementary, middle, or high school level.

Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in
reading/literacy education and a reading endorsement program; developing
graduate courses in the candidate's areas of specialization; providing
leadership in a new literacy coaches program; developing and extending a
research and publication agenda including the pursuit of external funding;
advising and working with masters and doctoral students; and working with
other faculty in a dynamic and growing department.

Submit a letter of application including a statement of professional goals,
a curriculum vita, a sample of scholarly writing, graduate program
transcripts, and at least three letters of references to the address below.
Applications for this position, which is contingent on funding, received by
November 15, 2007, are assured full consideration. Salary is competitive
and commensurate with qualifications.

James Baumann, Chair
Reading/Literacy Search Committee
Department of Language and Literacy Education
125 Aderhold Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
telephone: 706-542-5674, Fax: 706-542-4509

Additional Information:
Department of Language and Literacy Education www.coe.uga.edu/lle;
University of Georgia http://www.uga.edu; Athens
http://www.visitathensga.com/; Georgia http://www.georgia.gov.

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