Full-time Faculty, Language and Literacy, College of Education and Leadership
Cardinal Stritch University, a fully accredited Catholic institution based in Milwaukee, provides transformative, value-centered education to more than 6,000 men and women of all faiths and ages in four colleges: Arts and Sciences, Education and Leadership, Business and Management, and the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing. Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, Stritch is the largest Franciscan institution of higher education in North America, with classroom sites across Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois. To learn more, visit www.stritch.edu.
The College of Education and Leadership comprises three specialized schools: the School of Education, the School of Leadership and the School of Urban Initiatives. The three schools are united by a common mission, which is to transform lives and communities by preparing leaders for learning and service. In an effort to restructure its programs based on the preferred future of the university, the College seeks applications for the following position:
The College of Education and Leadership at Cardinal Stritch University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member with experience in language and/or literacy education effective August 2013.
Collaboration is central to the mission of the Language and Literacy Department, where service to students and community is achieved through innovative programs designed in partnership with schools and community organizations to best meet the needs of a dynamic, multifaceted educational landscape. Faculty members in our department have the opportunity to develop courses and teach in a broad range of programs serving students at the undergraduate, Master’s, and Doctoral levels.
Candidates must have earned doctorates in education or a related field, with emphasis on literacy studies and/or K-12 experience in literacy (particularly early childhood, secondary, or adult literacy), urban education, and/or ESL or ELL education.
Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to university and community service, an ability to work collaboratively, a strong teaching background, and leadership skills.
Successful completion of a criminal background check is required prior to employment. Submit an application letter; a vita, including e-mail address; three letters of reference addressing evidence of excellence in teaching; a statement of your philosophy of education that emphasizes teaching and literacy learning; and copies of graduate transcripts via email to:
Academic Employment Coordinator
Applications received by March 1, 2013 will receive priority consideration. The position is open until filled. A criminal background check is required prior to employment.