Judith Herb College of Education

HIRING: Literacy Lecturer


Lecturer in Literacy Assessment and Instruction

Applications are invited to apply for a Lecturer in Literacy Assessment and Instruction position, beginning August 19, 2019. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate teacher education courses in field-based literacy assessment and pedagogy,  phonics instruction, content area literacy instruction, and foundations of literacy. The candidate will also be required to maintain connections with local schools.  Additionally, she/he is expected to collaborate within the department and university in a wide range of related duties, which may include:  developing curriculum, recruiting, advising, supervising, and assisting with securing grants.


Applicants must have a Master’s degree and extensive experience in literacy assessment and instruction, or related field.  A PhD or Educational Specialist degree in literacy education is preferred but not required. Applicants must have prior teaching or related experience in literacy education. Experience using an online platform; effectively working with traditional and non-traditional colleges students, and expertise in core academic content is preferred.


The teaching load is 15 credit hours per semester, with credit hour offsets granted for special circumstances such as course and program development, course coordination, etc.  Consideration of applications will begin June 24, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


Applicants must log into  https://www.utoledo.edu/jobs/ to upload cover letter, Curriculum Vita, recent publications and presentations,statement of teaching philosophy, and namesand contact information for three references. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Dale Snauwaert, Chair of the Search Committee at Dale.Snauwaert@UToledo.Edu or 419.530.5373.

The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.


The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

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