The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Department of Educational Studies seeks to hire an Assistant Professor with expertise in elementary/middle-level literacy, as well as curriculum and instruction for a full-time tenure-track position, to begin as early as August 2023. The successful candidate will be a member of a diverse department that serves early childhood education, elementary/middle education, special education (K-12), and teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL, K-12) programs.
We seek an educator and scholar who actively connects theory and practice in the classroom, advances the field of teacher education, and brings a current understanding of pedagogical best practices to their teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates with expertise in curriculum and instruction and literacy and who have experience teaching courses with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse students are strongly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate is an exemplary educator who brings a demonstrated passion for pursuing educational equity and social justice to their work as a teacher educator. UWL’s School of Education is committed to preparing globally responsive teachers who are grounded in a strong academic curriculum that is linked to world events, geography, world cultures, and diverse perspectives.
Courses taught will include, but are not limited to Curriculum and Pedagogy: Elementary/Middle Education (EDS 311), Foundations of Literacy (EDS 308), and Literacy Methods I and/or II (EDS 318, 418).