Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction


Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Curriculum and Instruction
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: Deadline Extended 1/24/2014
Hire Date: 8/2014

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position as an Assistant or Associate Professor in the Curriculum and Instruction Department within the College of Education. The deadline for receipt of credentials is January 24, 2014.
Responsibilities:
➢ Teaching undergraduate/graduate level courses in the school library media science /technology program.
➢ Advisement of graduate students in the program.
➢ Program development.
➢ Service on academic committees.
➢ Research and publication in relevant professional journals.
➢ Outreach with professionals in the K-12 setting.
Required qualifications:
➢ An earned master’s degree in library/information science or library media education.
➢ Qualified to teach graduate level library media science courses.
➢ Experience in working as a library media specialist in a K-12 setting.
Preferred/Desirable Qualifications:
➢ An earned doctorate (ABD considered) in library/information science, or educational technology or a master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA accredited institution.
➢ Competence in educational technology.
➢ Record of or potential for online/interactive instruction
➢ Record of or potential for scholarly research and publication.
➢ Higher education teaching experience in library media science courses.
➢ ALA program reviewer or experience in writing ALA spa.
➢ Record of or potential for teaching literacy or special education courses.  

Deadline: December 31, 2013
Send a letter of application, vita, transcripts, and list of references to:
Dr. David Bell
Crabaugh 203
1310 North El Paso
Arkansas Tech University  
Russellville, AR 72801

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.  AA/EO

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