Adjunct Faculty in Master's in Education/Literacy Program

Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 24, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Job Title Adjunct Faculty in Master's in Education/Literacy Program Rank Adjunct Faculty Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track Job Description

An adjunct position is open in the Master’s in Education/ Literacy Program at Providence College. The open course, EDU765: Models and Processes, presents an historical view of educational theories and their relation to reading, writing and language development. The course will be offered remotely and synchronously in Summer II, 2021 and possibly again in the fall, 2021.

The literacy program prepares teachers for certification as PK-12 reading specialists/literacy consultants. The open course, EDU765: Models and Processes, is in the first strand of the literacy program (Strand I: Foundational Knowledge). Though the field work is minimal in this course, literacy candidates are required to observe a 45-minute lesson in a K-12 classroom and analyze the lesson observed according to theoretical perspectives.

Essential Duties

The position includes the following expectations:
graduate teaching in the summer (Summer II) and possibly again in the fall semester of each academic year
participation in program faculty meetings 3 times per year
participation in program accreditation preparation and visits
participation in ongoing program improvement efforts

Education and Experience Required

A Master’s in Education is required for this position, and experience in school leadership and/or reading /literacy is preferred.

Posting Number F89P Open Date 02/24/2021 Close Date 04/01/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, official graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and two letters of recommendation to Dr. Beverly A. Paesano, Program Director, no later than April 1, 2021. Additional references may be requested.

Questions can be directed to:
Dr. Beverly A. Paesano
Graduate Literacy Program
Providence College
1 Cunningham Square
Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.

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