International Literacy Association Career Center

Assistant/Associate Professor in Literacy

Central Michigan University
Michigan, United States
20 days ago


Position Summary: The Department of Teacher Education and Professional Development at Central Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant/associate professor effective Augusts 2022. Candidates must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position at htps:// – the full detailed job posting and requirements can also be found here. Tenure-track faculty are generally expected to teach three courses per semesters maintain an active research agendas and actively participate in service activities. Courses may be face-to-face, hybrid, hyflex, or online at the undergraduate or graduate level. Faculty may also: advise students; engage in program assessment; help develop and promote CMU’s TEPD course offerings; direct The Literacy Center; and strengthen partnerships on and off campus. 


Candidates must have an earned doctorate in education with an emphasis in reading/literacy studies and have completed at least three years of successful teaching at the PK-6 school level. A doctorate is required; however an ABD will be considered if it is clear the degree will be conferred by the time of appointment. Candidates applying for associate professor must provide documentation of successful experience teaching literacy in higher education. Candidates must have specialized knowledge in PK-6 literacy assessment and instruction. Candidates applying for the position must show documentation of scholarship appropriate for the rank and possess effective written and oral communication skills. The position requires maintenance of scholarly research and publications, service to the university and PK-12 schools, and effective teaching and advising at the university level. 

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred credentials include the ability to integrate instructional technology and topics and pedagogies associated with diversity and equity into teaching and student learning; successful experience teaching literacy in higher education for the associate rank; grant writing and literacy clinic experience.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60646647
  • Location:
    Michigan, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Literacy
  • Company Name: Central Michigan University
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
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