The Curry School of Education & Human Development at the University of Virginia seeks an innovative scholar for a position at the assistant (tenure-track) or associate (tenured) professor rank. This is a 9-month salaried faculty position in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education in the area of reading and specific reading disability.
The School is especially interested in applicants whose work spans reading education, elementary education and special education.Â Preference will be given to individuals whose research concentrates on the early childhood years.Â The faculty member will collaborate with program and department faculty implementing teacher preparation and reading specialist programs and designing and delivering masters and doctoral level courses. The successful candidate is expected to design and conduct rigorous research, working with interdisciplinary faculty across the school and the University, and to be successful in seeking extramural research funding. Other duties include teaching reading program, elementary education, special education and/or early childhood reading/literacy courses; mentoring doctoral students' research and dissertation activities; advising undergraduate and graduate students on courses of study; and supervising graduate students' practica and related learning activities. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with colleagues on course, program, and curriculum development in teacher education, and maintain a strong record of scholarship and active collaborative grant proposals.
Internal Number: R0010303
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.