Adjunct Faculty in Master's in Education/Literacy Program

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Teacher Education, Humanities, English & Literature, Other Humanities, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development
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 literacy program prepares certified teachers for additional certification as PK-12 reading specialists/literacy consultants. EDU851: Teaching Writing K-12, a Strand II course in the graduate literacy program, prepares literacy candidates to be proficient in teaching writing according to structured literacy practices. This course is offered once a year in Summer II, a 5 week session that meets twice a week. In addition to the summer session, the course may occasionally be offered in the fall or spring semester.

Essential Duties
· participation in program faculty meetings 3 times per year
· participation in program accreditation preparation and visits
· participation in ongoing program development
· collaboration with the program director to focus course content on structured literacy practices

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 F123P Open Date 09/27/2021 Close Date 11/16/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: 11/10/2021 Instructions to candidates
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s) and the names and email addresses of three references who can submit a letter of recommendation. Applications will be accepted until November 10, 2021. Application materials should be uploaded to:

For further information, please call 401-865-1987 or email the program director, . 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. Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
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