University of Colorado Boulder (reading)

posted Sep 22, 2011, 11:52 PM by LLED Grad Peer Advisors   [ updated Oct 3, 2011, 6:16 PM ]

University of Colorado Boulder

School of Education


Faculty Positions

The School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder announces six tenure track faculty positions for the 2012-2013 academic year: Associate Dean for Research, Elementary Reading-Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, Quantitative Research Methods and Policy Analysis, Science Education, and Sociologist of Education.

The CU-Boulder School of Education is located at the flagship campus of the University of Colorado, situated at the base of the Rocky Mountains 25 miles northwest of Denver. The School has a tradition of excellence and offers a welcoming and collaborative environment for scholars who desire to pursue the highest quality research and teaching. As a community, we embrace the principles of social justice, democracy, and diversity as the historic moral imperatives of U.S. public schooling. The School ranks among the nation's most distinguished in terms of the quality and importance of the scholarly contributions made by its faculty and students. Graduate degrees (MA & PhD) are offered in five areas of emphasis - Educational Foundations, Policy, and Practice; Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity; Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Psychology and Learning Sciences; and Research and Evaluation Methodology. Our exemplary, research-based teacher education programs (undergraduate and Masters) are an integral part of the life of the School. Find more program information at The School intends to hire at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels, with consideration given to hiring at the Professor level when appropriate. Scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply.


Candidates for the positions must be willing to contribute to teaching and program development in the teacher education and graduate programs, conduct research, publish in significant refereed journals, and seek outside funding. Candidates must be committed to working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Salary: Commensurate with experience and scholarly record.


Elementary Reading/Literacy Education: Candidates for this position must have an earned doctorate in reading/literacy education with an emphasis in the teaching and learning of elementary reading and a strong commitment to teacher education. Candidates must have a well-explicated research agenda and either a strong record of research and external funding or strong evidence of potential for a research career in K-12 reading with specialization in areas such as content area reading, comprehension, early language development, or multiple literacies and learning technologies. This faculty member will be expected to teach pre-service and in-service courses in reading instruction and assessment as well as graduate seminars in reading research. Preference will be given to individuals with teaching experience at the elementary level, especially those who have experience and formal preparation in working with culturally and linguistically diverse student populations.

Elementary Reading/Literacy Education Job Posting #814864

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Dr. Shelby A. Wolf

Professor & President's Teaching Scholar