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Welcome to NCTE's Career Opportunities page, offering you professional opportunities in the K-college English language arts fields across the country.

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2/17/2017- 3/17/2017

Embedded Mentor Coordinator & Lecturer for Basic Writing Program, 2017-2018

UC San Diego is inviting applications for a full-time position as Embedded Mentor Coordinator and Lecturer of the Basic Writing Program. The Embedded Mentor Coordinator reports to the Director of Basic Writing and will work closely with the Basic Writing faculty and administrative team.


We are only accepting applications electronically. To apply, please access RECRUIT, our electronic system at


2/17/2017 - 3/17/2017

Curriculum Coordinator & Lecturer for Basic Writing Program, 2017-2018

UC San Diego is inviting applications for a full-time position as Curriculum Coordinator and Lecturer of the Basic Writing Program. The Curriculum Coordinator reports to the Director of Basic Writing and will work closely with the Basic Writing faculty and administrative team.


We are only accepting applications electronically. To apply, please access RECRUIT, our electronic system at


2/14/2017 -3/14/2017

Director, Merritt Writing Program, University of California, Merced

 An academic unit within the Office of Undergraduate Education, MWP provides lower- and upper-division writing courses and an undergraduate writing minor. A 12-month position at the rank of Lecturer with Security of Employment (LSOE), which confers membership in the Academic Senate and security of employment analogous to tenure. For information about the position: Review begins March 1, 2017; position starts no later than August 1, 2017.

1/24/2017 -2/21/2017


MiraCosta Community College in North San Diego County invites applications for one full-time (10 months per year), tenure-track faculty position beginning in August 2017. Principle responsibilities include teaching composition at the pre-transfer (developmental) level and providing leadership in program coordination and development in the Letters, Pre-Transfer Department.

To view the detailed job posting and to apply, go to

Application deadline: February 21, 2017


Azusa Pacific University seeks an WPA/Executive Director of Writing Programs.

This position serves a leadership role to oversee the development, management, and supervision of writing programs for undergraduate and graduate courses.  Duties include initiating faculty development programs to improve writing pedagogy, establishing and assessing writing outcomes across the curriculum, and serving on undergraduate and graduate committees to represent writing programs and teaching. For a complete position description and to apply please visit


POSITION: Assistant Professor of Composition Studies


  • Teach lower division General Education courses in Oral and Written Communication and Critical Thinking
  • Teach upper division courses in Argumentation, Composition Studies, and/or Rhetorical Theory
  • Strong commitment to innovative curriculum development


  • Ph.D. in English Composition, Rhetoric, Communication Studies or related discipline by the time of appointment.
  • Commitment to and experience working with colleagues and students across a range of disciplinary areas

Apply Here:

The Department of English at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track position in British Literature of the Long 18th Century, with additional desirable expertise in Digital Humanities. Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates and be able to establish an active research program, possibly including undergraduates. For more information or to apply for the position visit the SCU HR website here.


Azusa Pacific University is seeking applications for the Director of the Writing Center. This is an Academic Administrator position that administers all aspects of the Writing Center, which serves traditional undergraduate, graduate, and non-traditional students. Among other responsibilities the director provides leadership for and coordination of writing tutoring for students across the university’s multiple campuses. For the full description and to apply please visit


2/3/2017 - 3/10/2017

Fort Lewis College Writing Program seeks applications for one full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer to teach courses in our rhetoric-centered Writing Program and perform teaching-related professional development. The position is for nine months, renewable, beginning August 14, 2017.  The position carries a 12-credit teaching load per semester consisting of 100 and 200-level composition courses.  The position offers full benefits and has a salary of $39,000. Please see our Human Resources website for a full job listing:


1/26/2017 - 3/31/2017

Writing Program faculty position

The Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure-track, contract renewable, faculty position.  Initial two-year contract with 3-5 year contracts upon promotion.  Competitive salary and benefits.  After promotion, Senior Lecturers and Principal Lecturers are eligible for a one-semester research leave.  

Apply at Materials due February 24, 2017.  Interviews conducted March 15-18, 2017 at CCCC.  Trinity College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



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1/5/2017 - 3/5/2017
Director of Peer Tutoring & Full-Time Instructor of English

Join Butler University's English Department as a FT Instructor teaching our First Year Seminar and other English courses as needed. This position also requires the administration and management of our university writing programs and providing outreach to the campus and local community.

For more information about this position and employment with Butler University, please follow link to our career's page:



1/30/2017 - 2/30/2017

Assessment Specialist or Senior Assessment Specialist, Writing & Language, ELA/Literacy - Iowa City or New York City

•             Company  Name: The College Board

•             Location:  Coralville, Iowa, United States, 52241

•             Apply Link:

The College Board seeks an Assessment Specialist or Senior Assessment Specialist of ELA/Literacy who will join the Writing and Language team of our growing Assessment Design and Development division to assist in the development of current and new assessments and related products that support significant segments of the organization. The preferred location is at our Iowa City office although applicants who are local to our New York City office will be considered.








1/30/2017 -2/30/2017

Landon School, an independent day school for boys (grades 3–12) in Bethesda, Maryland, seeks a Middle School English teacher for the 2017–18 school year. The ideal candidate will exhibit an enthusiasm for working with boys in early adolescence, have experience teaching writing, develop students’ critical thinking skills, collaborate with colleagues, and be an active member of the school community.  The position entails teaching four sections of English, coaching two athletic seasons each year, and advising a small group (approximately ten) of students in our Middle School (grades 6-8).  A bachelor’s degree and classroom experience are required; experience coaching ice hockey (varsity), soccer, and basketball preferred.  Please submit cover letter with resume by email to Hans Farnstrom at (no telephone inquiries please).





2/15/2017 -3/15/2017

The Department of English at Michigan State University invites applications for a scholar (associate or full professor) whose work is committed to critical diversity and bridges literary studies and the digital humanities in innovative, field-defining ways.  The academic-year, tenure-system position is part of a cluster hire in Critical Diversity in a Digital Age through MSU's  College of Arts and Letters.

This is an academic-year, tenure-system faculty appointment to begin August 16, 2017.











New Hampshire

New Jersey


New Mexico

New York


2/14/2017 - 3/15/2017

The School of Management at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York (SUNY), is seeking candidates for three full-time, non-tenure track positions Clinical Assistant Professors.

All applicants must register at the UB human resources website at, posting number 1700058 and quicklink   For questions, contact Erin Fink at or 716-645-3222.

University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

North Carolina

North Dakota



1/30/2017 - 3/1/2017

The Rhetoric and Composition Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year, beginning fall 2017 and will carry the rank of visiting assistant professor

For more information on this position, please see






2/22/2017 - 3/17/2017

Middle School English Teacher:

MMI Preparatory School seeks an enthusiastic middle school English teacher with a degree and expertise in English or a related field. He/She should have a passion for teaching reading and writing as well as a strong understanding of the developmental needs of middle school students. Interested candidates should send his/her resume, cover letter, and all other pertinent information to cspencer@mmiprep.orgE.O.E.


Puerto Rico


Rhode Island


South Carolina

South Dakota





2/16/2017 3/16/2017

Director of the Writing Center, University of North Texas

The Department of English at the University of North Texas invites applications for a Director of the Writing Center (locally referred to as the UNT Writing Lab). The Director will hold a full-time, non-tenure track appointment in the Department of English and depending on relevant experience, may be appointed as a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Principal Lecturer.

Please read the full ad and apply at:






Virgin Islands



2/3/2017 - 3/3/2017

Middle School English Teacher

Part-time (.75 FTE)

Lakeside School, an independent coeducational day school located in North Seattle, is currently recruiting for a part time middle school English teacher.  This is a .75 FTE appointment beginning August 30, 2017. 

For more information and a detailed description, please visit


1/27/2017 - 2/27/2017

Middle School 5th grade English/History Teacher

Full-Time (FTE 1.0)

Please go to our website at for a more detailed job description. 

West Virginia







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