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Thank you for your interest in the Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education. Below you will find current employment opportunities in the College.

Staff Positions

None at this time.

Faculty Positions

Department of Teacher Education
Tenure Track Position in Bilingual Education

 

Start Date: Fall 2018
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure Track)
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
 

About Northeastern Illinois University
Northeastern Illinois University’s Main Campus is located on 67 acres in a residential area on the Northwest Side of Chicago. The University has three additional locations in the metropolitan area: the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, El Centro and the Center for College Access and Success. Northeastern also is a founding member of the University Center of Lake County consortium campus in suburban Lake County, north of Chicago. Regarded as the most diverse university in the Midwest, Northeastern offers more than 40 undergraduate degree and certificate programs and more than 50 graduate degree, certificate, licensure and endorsement programs.

Program: The Teacher Education Department (TED) offers B.A. and M.A.programs to prepare teachers in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Grades and Bilingual Education. TED also offers a Master of Science in Teaching & Inquiry (MSTI) program for licensed K-8 teachers.The Goodwin College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (now CAEP), and all programs are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching Bilingual Education graduate and undergraduate courses on site and online as assigned, clinical supervision of teacher candidates and program development. Additional responsibilities include the recruitment, selection, orientation, advising and mentoring of students throughout the programs. Responsibilities also include collaborating with teacher education colleagues, participating in department, college and university meetings and service initiatives, and conducting and disseminating scholarly research.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate in the field of education from a regionally or nationally accredited institution with demonstrated experience in Bilingual Education. Other required qualifications include: K-8 teaching experience; expertise in and ability to teach Bilingual Education undergraduate and graduate courses; experience in program development; ability and experience in the development of online curriculum as well as teaching hybrid and online courses.

Deadline: Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application: Please send letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, and the names of three references (including telephone numbers and email addresses) to:

Amina Chaudhri, Ph.D.
Chair, Bilingual Education Search and Screen Committee
Teacher Education Department
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue - LWH 3040
Chicago, Illinois 60625
(a-chaudhri@neiu. edu)
 

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity I Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University' s receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.

Department of Literacy Leadership and Development
Tenure Track Position in Literacy Education

 

Start Date: Fall 2018
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

 

About Northeastern Illinois University
Northeastern Illinois University’s Main Campus is located on 67 acres in a residential area on the Northwest Side of Chicago. The University has three additional locations in the metropolitan area: the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, El Centro and the Center for College Access and Success. Northeastern also is a founding member of the University Center of Lake County consortium campus in suburban Lake County, north of Chicago. Regarded as the most diverse university in the Midwest, Northeastern offers more than 40 undergraduate degree and certificate programs and more than 50 graduate degree, certificate, licensure and endorsement programs.

Program: The Literacy Education Program (in the Department of Literacy, Leadership and Development, Goodwin College of Education) offers an M.A. in Literacy Education with Reading Specialist licensure as well as a Reading Teacher Endorsement with state entitlement. Classes are taught primarily in evenings. All programs are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education.

Responsibilities: This position requires effective teaching of graduate courses in Literacy Education, as well as undergraduate courses as needed. Other responsibilities are advising graduate students; engaging in program administration, student recruitment, curriculum development and data collection/reporting for accreditation; collaborating closely with higher education colleagues and other literacy professionals; participating in service initiatives at the program, department; college, and university level; conducting and disseminating scholarly research, and engaging in grant work, including grant writing.

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Literacy Education or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution (ABD with completion by 9/1/2018 considered)
  • Evidence of a demonstrated potential for teaching courses in PK-12 literacy instruction, particularly disciplinary literacy/secondary grades; children's and young adult literature; and literacy assessment/diagnosis and intervention, including clinical practicum supervision
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth, collaboration/collegiality, and flexibility to meet program and students' needs
  • Experience with multiple technologies in support of teaching and learning
  • Demonstrated commitment to just, equitable and inclusive education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Classroom teaching experience (elementary or secondary)
  • Evidence of successful teaching in higher education
  • Evidence of or demonstrated potential for scholarly and creative activity, a focused research agenda for advancing knowledge in the field of literacy education
  • Evidence of professional service and/or community engagement activities related to literacy
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse students using innovative instructional approaches and methods
  • Evidence of or demonstrated potential for teaching and developing hybrid or online courses
  • Experience in urban education
  • Demonstrated success in obtaining external funds to support research and program development

Deadline: Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application: Please email letter of application, CV, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and the names of three references (including telephone numbers and email addresses) to:

Dr. Christina Madda
Chair, Literacy Education Search and Screen Committee
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625

(C-Madda@neiu.edu)

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.

Department of Counselor Education
Tenure Track Position in School Counseling/Generalist

 

Starting Date: August 2018
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

About Northeastern Illinois University
Northeastern Illinois University’s Main Campus is located on 67 acres in a residential area on the Northwest Side of Chicago. The University has three additional locations in the metropolitan area: the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, El Centro and the Center for College Access and Success. Northeastern also is a founding member of the University Center of Lake County consortium campus in suburban Lake County, north of Chicago. Regarded as the most diverse university in the Midwest, Northeastern offers more than 40 undergraduate degree and certificate programs and more than 50 graduate degree, certificate, licensure and endorsement programs.

Department: The Department of Counselor Education (CACREP accredited) offers four master's level programs with emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Family Counseling, School Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling.

Required Qualifications: (1) An earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program; (2) established Counselor Educator identity; (3) professional counselor licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Illinois; (4) demonstrate experience in diverse settings and with individuals with diverse backgrounds; (5) evidence of effective teaching at the graduate level; and (6) evidence of research and scholarship productivity.

Recommended Qualifications: (1) Experience in school counseling; (2) ability to teach across core counseling courses; and (3) service in the counseling profession.

Responsibilities: The position requires the ability to teach the breadth of an entire M.A. Counseling curriculum. The person hired for this position will play an important role in providing leadership to the school counseling program both locally and state-wide. Teaching, research and service are expectations. Field supervision and advisement of candidates may be included in faculty duties.

Deadline: Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply: Please send letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, and the names of three references (including telephone numbers and email) to:

Dr. Shedeh Tavakoli, Chair
Department of Counselor Education
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625

(s-tavakoli@neiu.edu)

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.

TO APPLY

In order to be considered for employment, you must submit the following by the application deadline:

Please see the individual position listings for other required materials and the application deadline.
Employment Applications and Statement of Annuitant Status forms are also available at:

Northeastern Illinois University
Office of Human Resources
Bernard Office Building
5555 North Bernard Street
Chicago, Illinois 60625

The Office of Human Resources is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Questions? Call (773) 442-5200.

Employment Services reserves the right not to consider any application on the basis of:

  • incomplete information/documents
  • delay in submission
  • not meeting minimal qualifications

Be assured, your application will be reviewed on the basis of the position(s) in which you qualify and we will inform you of our decision.

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Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University’s receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.

Education

Contact the GCOE Dean's Office

T (773) 442-5500

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coe@neiu.edu

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