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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: Baylor University
Posted: Sep 30, 2013 2:43 PM
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Sent at the request of Sandi Cooper.
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Assistant Professor Tenure Track

Baylor University has a long history and strong reputation for
preparing high quality teachers. Together with our school partners,
the School of Education prepares teachers widely sought after by
Texas schools and around the U.S. and often equated to teachers with
several years of experience. Per Baylor's strategic vision, Pro
Futuris, we are initiating a process to advance this nationally
recognized program to an even higher level, developing a stronger
national model while simultaneously improving the knowledge base from
which teachers are prepared. We seek to hire a faculty member in the
Department of Curriculum & Instruction who is both scholarly and
appreciates the practical nature of the educational enterprise.

POSITION: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of
Curriculum and Instruction.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in English/Language Arts,
Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, Social Studies Education
or closely related field; scholarly record, or potential for a
scholarly record, in the associated field; and teaching experience in
grades EC-12.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Curriculum and Instruction provides undergraduate
and graduate programs in elementary, middle and secondary education.
Primary responsibilities for this position include: teaching
undergraduate and graduate courses in English/Language Arts,
Literacy, Mathematics or Social Studies Education; scholarly pursuits
worthy of national/international recognition; participating
in/leading collaborative efforts to secure external funding;
supporting teacher candidate and practitioner colleague development
in EC-12 partner school settings; recruiting and mentoring graduate
students, including graduate teaching assistants; and actively
engaging with the community and serving the department, school,
university and the profession at large.

RANK AND SALARY: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor. Salary will be
commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. The
anticipated date of appointment is August 2014.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Review of applications begins immediately and
will continue until the position is filled. To guarantee
consideration, complete application must be received by December 1,

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Complete application includes: letter of
interest addressing minimum qualifications and capacity/potential to
meet identified responsibilities; curriculum vitae; completed
application form; copy of transcripts documenting terminal degree
(original required prior to on campus interview); and letters from
three professional references. See for
the application form and information about the School of Education
and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Send materials electronically to Dr. Sandi Cooper, Search Committee
Chair at: Dr. Cooper can be contacted by
phone to respond to questions at (254) 710-3246.

INSTITUTIONAL BACKGROUND: Baylor is the oldest continually operating
university in Texas and the world's largest Christian university with
a Baptist heritage. Baylor's mission is "to educate men and women for
worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence
and Christian commitment within a caring community." With over 15,000
students, representing all 50 states and more than 80 foreign
countries, Baylor has a strong commitment to the classroom and
equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge. Baylor is
actively recruiting individuals committed to transformational
education, compelling scholarship, informed engagement, committed
constituents, and judicious stewardship as a means to propel Baylor's
aspiration to become a nationally recognized top-tier research
university while reaffirming and strengthening its distinctive
Christian mission.

Baylor University is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention
of Texas. An Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity
employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons
with disabilities to apply.

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

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