Sent at the request of Stacy L. Reeder  reeder@ou.edu
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education

The Department of Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum in the University of Oklahoma's College of Education invites nominations and applications for one full-time, tenure-track position in the field of elementary education (Oklahoma Certification is grades 1 - 8).  The position includes responsibilities in undergraduate and graduate education.  Candidates at the assistant rank will be considered for this position.
POSITION:  Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Elementary Education, Department of Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum

SALARY:  Nine months, commensurate with rank and experience

STARTING DATE:  August 16, 2013


A.  Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Elementary Education and related areas;
B.  Conduct research and participate in other scholarly activities;
C  Advise graduate students;
D Collaborate with faculty in undergraduate and graduate program development;
E  Provide service to the university, community, public schools and other Elementary Education programs, and broader profession.


A.  Required:
o  Earned doctorate by start date in elementary education or related field, with strong pedagogical knowledge in one or more content areas;
o  Potential for or demonstrated competencies in research, publication, teaching and service;
  Minimum of three years teaching at the elementary school level (Grades 1 to 8).

B.  Preferred:
o  Interest and/or experience in teaching and scholarship in Elementary Education or related area;
o  Interest and experience working in an interdisciplinary environment;
o  Potential for or demonstrated competencies in obtaining external funding;
o  Effective teaching experience at the university level.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Screening will continue until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin April 8, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, samples of professional writing, copies of transcripts, and three letters of reference to:

Drs. Stacy Reeder and Jiening Ruan, Search Chairs
Elementary Education Faculty Position
University of Oklahoma
Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education
820 VanVleet Oval
Norman, Oklahoma 73019
reeder@ou.edu OR jruan@ou.edu

The University of Oklahoma is committed to a policy of affirmative action and aggressively pursues the employment of members of underrepresented groups.

Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
625 Wham Drive
Mail Code 4610
Carbondale, IL  62901-4610
Phone:  (618) 453-4241  [O]
            (618) 457-8903  [H]
Fax:      (618) 453-4244
E-mail:   jbecker@siu.edu