Assistant Teaching Professor in College Reading and Learning Strategy Instruction
The Department of Reading and Language Arts in the School of Education at Syracuse
University seeks a full time non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor in College Reading
and Learning Strategy Instruction. The position is renewable with opportunities for promotion in
rank. Required qualifications: An earned doctorate, or completion of doctoral degree by August
2018, in literacy education, learning sciences, curriculum and instruction, special education,
educational psychology, or a related field with emphasis in college reading and learning strategy
instruction, college writing instruction, adolescent and adult literacy, and/or student learning
support services. The successful candidate will have prior college/university teaching
experience and expertise in student program development and coordination.

Preferred qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching is highly desired. The successful
candidate may have expertise in areas such as adult development and learning in diverse
learner populations, integrating technology and digital literacy in teaching and learning, and/or
teaching learning strategies for complex reading demands. Also of interest is experience
supporting student engagement through collaborative and cooperative learning environments
both in face-to-face and online settings. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated
commitment to diversity, social justice, and equity in working with students from
underrepresented groups.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach multiple sections of college learning
strategies and other adolescent and adult literacy-focused courses as needed. The candidate
will have possible opportunities to teach introductory courses for the Selected Studies major and
courses on college learning support services for the Higher Education program. The candidate
will build repertoire with students to establish and maintain effective relationships and a secure,
positive classroom environment, both in person and online, that promote active student
engagement. The candidate will be responsible for networking with other academic and support
services across campus, including Athletics, Veteran Affairs, Higher Education Opportunity
Program (HEOP), the Writing Center, and the Office of Disability Services. The candidate will
develop a stronger partnership with the InclusiveU program in the Taishoff Center for Inclusive
Higher Education. In addition, the candidate will train and supervise graduate student assistants
who will provide 1-on-1 support for enrolled students in the program.

Application Procedure: For a detailed position description and online instructions, go to (#). All applicants must attach a current CV, a letter of interest that
includes discussion of teaching expertise, and contact information for three (3) letters of

Review of applications begins December 15, 2017, and will continue until position is filled.
Questions about the position should be sent by email to the Search Chair, Marcelle Haddix, at
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Syracuse University is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and crosscultural
abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, and
community members. Women, military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of
other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Syracuse University is an
equal opportunity employer, as well as a federal contractor required to take affirmative action on
behalf of protected veterans.

Norman Stahl
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