The School of Education at the University of Portland is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 2020. The candidate will be expected to teach courses in the School of Education's reading endorsement program, literacy courses in the undergraduate and graduate (MAT) teacher candidate programs, and general core education courses in elementary education, graduate and doctoral (EdD) programs. Experience working in the areas of dyslexia education, structured reading, and P-23 state-mandated dyslexia screening and education is highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates who have classroom experience with diverse student populations and expertise in structured literacy and dyslexia education.
This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with benefits. Benefits include: medical & dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, sick time, tuition remission benefits, retirement contributions (generally after 2 years of employment), and eligibility for the University’s home purchase assistance program. (Please note that eligibility for all University benefits is subject to applicable policies, practices, and requirements.)
The faculty member will teach, mentor, and advise students in undergraduate and graduate elementary education, endorsement, and general education courses, engage in doctoral dissertation advisement, conduct a program of applied scholarship and research, and collaborate with colleagues on program and school-wide projects.
Candidates should show a readiness to participate in school/university partnerships and in new initiatives for the purposes of research and teacher preparation.
The teaching load at UP is three 3-credit courses per semester.
About School of Education, University of Portland
We prepare teachers and school leaders to educate the whole person in the tradition of the Holy Cross, which began two centuries ago. As the premier program in the Portland metropolitan area, we partner with over 100 schools and 18 school systems, sharing the belief that education is a matter of justice, and that gaps in achievement and social opportunity can be addressed by skilled educators formed by mission.
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