Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls
approximately 8,300 students in graduate and undergraduate
programs. The University is located in the borough of
Kutztown in a charming rural setting and is within 20 minutes
driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas of
Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the
Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested
in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse
The Department of Elementary, Middle Level, Library, and
Technologies at Kutztown University invites applications for a
tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level for Fall
2022. In accordance with the Collective Bargaining
Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty are based
on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional
responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service.
Requirements for the position: Required: A doctorate (ABD will be
considered with evidence of completion by the start of fall 2022
semester classes) and master's degree in education, completion of a
reading specialist program, reading specialist certification, a
minimum of five years of experience as a school reading specialist,
a minimum of three years classroom teaching experience in grades
PreK-6, and elementary education certification.
Evidence of effective teaching, service, leadership, and
scholarship in literacy within professional settings related to
teaching children, experience working with ELL students, experience
teaching in higher education, and experience working with diverse
populations, publications, and presentations are preferred.
Candidates with expertise in culturally responsive/sustaining
approaches and experience with culturally and linguistically
diverse communities are especially encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities include: Teaching undergraduate and graduate
courses in literacy and field supervision of students during the
school day. Successful interview and demonstration lesson required.
Please send via e-mail or U.S. mail: letter of interest, CV,
graduate, and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of
recommendation to the search committee chairperson. A complete
packet of materials must be received before the committee can
review the application. (Official transcripts must be supplied at
the time of interview.)
Submit to: EMLT Department Search Chairperson, Dr.
Catherine McGeehan, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of
applications will close on December 17, 2021 and interviews will
continue until the appropriate candidate is
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits
applications from women and minority candidates. Kutztown
University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of
Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a
criminal background check.