Purdue College of Education invites applicants for faculty positions

Assistant Professor positions in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Literacy & Language

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education invites applicants for three Literacy & Language assistant professor positions at the Assistant level. Purdue University seeks candidates with expertise in the following areas:

These are 9-month, tenure-track positions with a starting date of August 15, 2022.

THE LITERACY AND LANGUAGE (L & L) EDUCATION PROGRAM within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (C & I) contributes to a culture of discovery, learning, and engagement in the College of Education. The program offers prospective researchers/scholars and K-12 educators the opportunity to investigate contemporary issues in literacy research and theory as well as pedagogical methods related to literacy and language development with a focus on reading and writing, teaching, learning, assessment, and curriculum. Faculty members are committed to creating and disseminating knowledge relevant to the discipline of literacy and language education; preparing scholars, educators, and leaders in literacy and language education on the local, national, and international levels; and promoting social equity through access to literacy for all learners. For information about the program, see https://www.education.purdue.edu/graduate-students/prospective-students/graduate-programs/literacy-language-education/

Inquiries about the English Language Learners position may be directed to: Dr. Wayne E. Wright (wewright@purdue.edu) or to Dr. Virak Chan (chan201@purdue.edu)

Inquiries about the Elementary and Secondary positions may be directed to: Dr. Christy Wessel Powell (cwesselp@purdue.edu) or Dr. Tara Star Johnson (tarastar@purdue.edu)


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.