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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Open Faculty Search
Working Title Open Faculty Search
Department Teaching & Learning Admin
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 433133
Summary of Duties

Marie Clay Endowed Clinical Associate or Clinical Full Professor

The College of Education and Human Ecology, Department of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University is seeking applications for the Marie Clay Endowed Clinical Associate or Full Professor in the area of Early Literacy. This clinical faculty position was established to provide national and international leadership to the Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative Programs along with teaching and service in the department, college, and university. This position will begin in August of 2018.
Under the guidance and direction of the Chair for the Department of Teaching and Learning, the successful candidate will collaborate with other OSU Reading Recovery Trainers to provide leadership to the Reading Recovery program at the department, university, state, national, and international levels. Additionally, this position will teach four courses annually, to include training for Reading Recovery Teacher Leaders and Trainers as well as graduate-level early literacy courses within the department. The incumbent will also produce and disseminate scholarly materials pertinent to early literacy pedagogy and practice as well as collaborate with OSU Reading Recovery Trainers to pursue funding for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative.
We are seeking to fill this position at either the Associate Clinical or Full Clinical level, which will be contingent on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.


Reading Recovery is a highly effective short-term intervention of one-to-one tutoring for low-achieving first graders. Reading Recovery has a strong tradition of success with the lowest-achieving children. Developed in New Zealand 30 years ago, Reading Recovery now also operates in most states in the United States, as well as the Bureau of Indian Affairs Schools, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia.


The Department of Teaching and Learning is a multi-disciplinary department, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The department offers graduate programs leading to a PhD in 8 Areas of Study: Adolescent Post-Secondary and Community Literacies, Foreign, Second and Multilingual Language Education; Language, Education, and Society; Literature for Children and Young Adults; Reading and Literacy in Early and Middle childhood; Multicultural and Equity Studies in Education; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The department also houses the Center for Teaching and Learning Consortium, a group of urban schools for research and instructional preparation. For more information, please visit


The College of Education and Human Ecology enrolls approximately 4,200 undergraduate and over 1000 graduate students and offers B.S, M.A, M.Ed, Ed.D., and Ph.D. degree programs. For more information, please visit Our mission is to promote outstanding teaching, research, and outreach that impacts and influences our global society in meaningful ways. The college serves undergraduate and graduate students in 52 teacher/professional educator licensure programs and graduate students in a wide range of masters and doctoral specializations.


The Ohio State University, one of the top research focused institutions in the country, is a land-grant institution with approximately 64,000 students. Located on a 3,243-acre campus in Columbus, Ohio, the University offers a comprehensive curriculum and boasts diversity in programs, people and facilities. It is located in Ohio’s capital city, the birthplace of numerous recognized restaurant brands in the US, with a metropolitan population of over 1.5 million residents, and offers a wide range of academic and cultural activities.

Additional Information for Applicants:

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, teaching evaluations (if available), names and contact information of three references, and up to three representative publications.
Submission of electronic applications is required; please submit materials to Academic Jobs Online:

For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Christian Faltis, Search Committee Chair, at

The Ohio State University is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff for employment and promotion to ensure the highest quality workforce, to reflect human diversity and to improve opportunities for minorities and women. The university embraces human diversity and is committed to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and eliminating discrimination. Discrimination against any individual based upon protected status—defined as age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status—is prohibited.

The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, Ohio, the culturally vibrant capital of the state. The university is a center of innovation surrounded by diverse and livable urban, suburban, and rural communities. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

The position requires an earned doctorate in literacy, a minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of early literacy, current knowledge of early literacy research as it informs practice, demonstrated leadership skills, and prior experience with or a strong interest in Reading Recovery. Candidates without Reading Recovery experience are required to train as a university Reading Recovery Trainer at The Ohio State University. Candidates must also show evidence of ongoing engagement with practitioners, sustained high-quality teaching, and high-quality service both within and outside the university.

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:

Prior training in Reading Recovery. Experience working with diverse ethnic and language communities. Expertise and ability to teach courses in any of the following areas: early/elementary language arts, writing, phonics and word study, English orthography.

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Target Salary Negotiable
Job Category Instructional/Faculty
Job Appointment


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary/Term/Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 10/21/2017
Posting End Date 01/18/2018
Dept Contact Name Faltis,Christian
Dept Contact Phone 614/688-2682
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