POSITION:  Reading Education:  Tenure Status (Open)

RANK:  Open (commensurate with the qualifications of the candidate)


The successful candidate will

A.  have a doctorate in reading education, language and literacy or closely related field and have at least 30 graduate hours in reading education;

B.  have at least three years of successful public school teaching experience;

C.  have experience teaching at the university level;

D.  have a research agenda and a commitment to scholarly research;

E.  have knowledge of, and experience using educational technology;

F.  have experience or a commitment to work with urban school systems and     other systems with diverse populations to implement high quality literacy education;

G.  have a commitment to grant writing and external funding. 


A.  teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in early childhood and elementary education

B.  participate in accreditation efforts

C.  grant-writing

D.  advise undergraduate and graduate students in the elementary and early childhood education

E.  engage in appropriate scholarly activities 

F.   provide service at the university, national, state, and local levels

G.  integrate knowledge of professional standards and educational technology into the literacy education courses

H.  supervision of field interns

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcripts of all college work, evidence of teaching ability and scholarly work, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references to:  Affirmative Action Officer, UAB School of Education, Room 217, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL  35294-1250.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.  Questions and nominations should be directed to Dr. Charles Calhoun, 205-934-8093; Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

UAB is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer

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