Find the full posting at: www.ithaca.edu/jobs/ , Job #00943
School of Humanities and Sciences
Ithaca College’s Department of Education invites applicants for a tenure-eligible Assistant
Professor position for a teacher educator with a specialty in second language acquisition and
educational psychology to join a collaborative, growing department beginning August 16,
2016. The position involves teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in second language
acquisition and literacy development; teaching courses in educational psychology; teaching
courses in areas such as methods or field-based seminars appropriate for the candidate’s
expertise and the department’s needs ; conducting and publishing research; and participating in
service to the department, campus, community, and profession. We seek a creative colleague
with a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and innovative practice in education, consistent
with our department's mission.
Required qualifications: Teacher education experience; experience addressing issues of diversity
and equity in education; experience in the areas of second language acquisition and literacy
development; experience in the area of educational psychology; a record of (or clear potential
for) scholarly activity; at least three years of K-12 teaching experience; a record of collaborative
activity; and excellent written and oral communication skills. Preferred: Experience in
secondary education; experience supervising field experiences. Preference will be given to
candidates with an earned doctorate by time of appointment in education, curriculum and
instruction, or a related field. However, ABD candidates who have made significant progress
towards completion of the degree are also encouraged to apply.
We are an expanding department, located in the School of Humanities and Sciences, with teacher
certification programs at the undergraduate level in secondary education and K-12 art education
and at the Masters level in secondary and elementary education. We also offer an Education
Studies Minor for students in other teacher education programs on campus and for students with
an interest in the study of education as a social science.
Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of over 6,000 students, offers a
learning experience that combines the best of the liberal arts and professional education. Our
new strategic plan IC 20/20 positions us to offer a truly distinct integrative learning experience
that allows us to graduate students who are ready for the personal, professional, and global
challenges of our age. We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a
part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.
Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop
South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city
center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the
thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10
places to live in the U.S.
To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at www.ithaca.edu. Interested individuals should
apply online at
www.ithaca.edu/jobs/; search for and select this position (Job #00943), and attach requested
documents. Questions about online applications may be directed to the Office of Human
Resources at (607) 274-8000. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position has been filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be
received by October 16th, 2016.
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages
members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the
diversity of the college is appreciated.