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Tenure-Track Position in Early Childhood Education, University of Arizona
The University of Arizona, College of is currently searching for an Early Childhood Education specialist for appointment to a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level effective August 2015.  Please complete the electronic application form: (Job 56478)
For more information contact Dr. Ana Christina da Silva Iddings, Search Committee Chair;





The Department of English and Comparative Literature at San Jose State University seeks an Assistant Professor of English Education to begin August 18, 2015.
See full ad at:
Applications must be received by 14 November 2014.  Submit to:
Please include JOID # on all correspondence.
SJSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to the core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each individual.


The Department of English at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track position in African American and Africana Literature and Cultural Studies. Specialization of candidate should preferably include some of the following areas: transnational approaches to African American and African diasporic literatures; Caribbean literature; South African literature; and writing of the Harlem Renaissance. Applicants should review complete job posting and send all application materials by October 1, 2014.


The Department of English at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Rhetoric and Composition. Applicants will have interest and expertise in teaching first year composition, as well as advanced writing, writing for publication, and/or rhetoric. Applicants should review complete job posting and send all application materials by October 1, 2014.


Azusa Pacific University seeks a Writing Program Administrator (WPA). This position serves a leadership role to oversee the development, management, and supervision of writing programs for undergraduate, graduate, and degree completion courses.  Duties include but are not limited to teaching one undergraduate writing course per academic year and initiating faculty development programs to improve writing pedagogy.  The WPA continues as an active scholar.  For a complete position description and to apply please visit


Faculty Position in Adolescent literacy, emphasis on secondary English language arts
The Stanford Graduate School of Education seeks a faculty member in adolescent literacy, emphasizing secondary English language arts.  
The successful candidate will have a strong record in the field, including a completed doctoral degree with a focus in the area of English language arts and/or the conduct of teacher education in secondary English language arts.



Director: Writing Center and Tutoring Services
Regis University is seeking a Director for the Writing Center and Tutoring Services.  The Director supervises all operations of the Writing Center and all aspects of cross-disciplinary academic tutoring, including academic success workshops, tutoring in all undergraduate subjects, and specialized health-care tutoring programs for undergraduate and graduate students.  Master’s degree required.
To learn more information and to apply please visit our jobsite at





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The Department of Teacher Education at Salisbury University is accepting applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in Literacy Education. Teach online, hybrid and on campus graduate and undergraduate courses within the Ed.D. and Teacher Education programs. Participate in curriculum planning, development and implementation of the Ed.D. program. Advise graduate and undergraduate students in the Departments of Teacher Education and Education Specialties. Assist with internship coordination and supervision. Visit for the full announcement. 





Assistant Professor, Elementary Social Studies Education, academic year, posting #0057:  Seeking a scholar in Elementary (K-8) Social Studies Education.  Potential areas of interest within social studies education include: curriculum, and pedagogy, student learning, teacher education, international, transnational, and global approaches to citizenship education, diversity and inclusion issues, including teaching social studies to English Language Learners and special needs students, social justice education, and urban/multicultural education. Go to


Michigan State University Department of Teacher Education is seeking tenure-system Associate Professor in Elementary Grades Reading Instruction with a strong research program of the clear potential for one whose research focuses on processes and instruction involved in students’ learning to read within elementary classroom settings.  Applicants must have prior classroom teaching or school-based experience. Start date: August 16, 2015.  For more information, access posting #0081 at 














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Assistant Professor – Department of Teacher Education (Literacy Education)
Rider University’s Department of Teacher Education seeks an energetic and dedicated educator who is qualified in literacy education. This tenure-track position includes teaching content methods and/or foundations courses at the undergraduate level along with the supervision of student teachers. Visit our website at for application instructions.  Position 313344.  Review of completed applications will begin on October 1st and continue until the position is filled.  AA/EOE 


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Apex Learning is looking for a Curriculum Manager will be responsible for all courses/solutions within the English/Language Arts area.  The Curriculum Manager establishes and oversees the instructional design vision for all courses/solutions in their product family based on curriculum research, best practices, and sound pedagogy and is responsible for ensuring the consistency and quality of instruction and the learner experience for all products within the ELA area. For full job details go to:


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The University of Wisconsin – La Crosse English Department seeks a tenure-track academic year assistant professor of English Education and Early American Literatures position in our vibrant and growing department. Required academic qualifications include a Ph.D. in one of the main specialty areas (either English Education or American Literature) and a Master’s degree in the other, with Ph.D. in hand by August 31, 2015.  Please visit for complete information and deadlines. 









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