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.
➢ 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