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Alabama

 

Alaska

 

Arizona

 

Arkansas

 

California

English Instructors
Santa Barbara City College

Beginning in Fall 2015, two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Composition and Literature will be available in the SBCC Department of English. Responsibilities include teaching developmental and college-level composition and introduction to literature. Desirable qualifications include experience teaching developmental and college-level composition, training in composition theory/pedagogy, ability to work effectively with underprepared and diverse students, and commitment to the community college mission.  To view the full job announcement:  http://apptrkr.com/549252

DIRECTOR OF WRITING CENTER

California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above position. We are seeking a full-time Director of Writing Across the Curriculum and the Writing Center who would be responsible for supervising the Writing Center and taking the lead in promoting effective instruction across campus and expanding the incorporation of writing across the curriculum and writing in the disciplines.

Applicants can view full job description and apply online at:
http://web.calstatela.edu/univ/hrm/openings.php under Management Positions.

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) and Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) at Stanford University seek to make an appointment at the level of tenured Associate or Full Professor of Education to serve as Faculty Director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR)  https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr. The successful candidate may also teach courses in the GSE within the graduate program and/or within the school’s undergraduate minor in education.  

Apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5029 


Colorado

            

Connecticut

The Graduate Reading Program at Southern Connecticut State University is seeking applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014; please use the link below for more details on this position.

www.southernct.edu/faculty-staff/hr/jobs/ReadingAsstProf.html

 

Delaware

 

District of Columbia

Clinical Faculty 
Urban Teacher Center,
a four-year teacher preparation program, partners with Lesley University (Cambridge, MA) to confer a Master’s of Education. UTC is in  DC and Baltimore, places participants in public charter schools and public schools, and is seeking clinical faculty in these disciplines: •         English Language Arts/ Literacy instruction (elementary and secondary) •         Special Education (elementary and secondary) •         K-5 mathematics
•         6-12 mathematics
•         Elementary Science
•         Elementary Social Studies

website: www.urbanteachercenter.org


Director of Literacy
Urban Teacher Center (UTC) is seeking a candidate to help build the first teacher preparation program to guarantee the effectiveness of its teachers. Will provide lead support on curriculum and assessment design and delivery across UTC license areas. Will coordinate with UTC’s national and site teams to ensure high quality program implementation and performance outcomes.  Reports to the Director of Curriculum and Professional Development (CPD).
 
website: www.urbanteachercenter.org

Florida

          

Georgia

                   

Hawaii

 

Idaho

 

Illinois

Tenure-Track English as a Second Language-English Generalist faculty. Oakton Community College - Des Plaines and Skokie, IL.  Begins August 2015.  Candidates committed to working in culturally competent environment valued.  Masters in TESL, Linguistics, related field including graduate coursework in TESL required.  Demonstrated excellence teaching higher education academic ESL, additional qualifications to teach Composition, Developmental Reading/Writing preferred.  Deadline January 3, 2015. http://oakton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=55104.  Oakton is an equal opportunity employer.

Tenure Track English Generalist-Developmental Reading and Writing faculty.  Oakton Community College - Des Plaines and Skokie, IL.  Begins August 2015.  Candidates committed to working in culturally competent environment valued.  Masters in English, Reading, related field with methods and strategies for teaching Reading to secondary/postsecondary students required.  Demonstrated excellence in teaching college level developmental reading and/or writing.  Deadline December 10, 2014.  
http://oakton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=54382.  Oakton is an equal opportunity employer.

Indiana

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Purdue University seeks an assistant professor of literacy and language education with an emphasis on English language learners (ELL). This is a 10-month, tenure-track position. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or engagement.  Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014.  Visit our website for the complete position description at: http://www.edci.purdue.edu/about/employment.html.

 

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Purdue University seeks a full or advanced associate professor with a demonstrated record of scholarship, teaching, and engagement in literacy education at the elementary level to fill the position of the Jean Adamson Stanley Professor in Literacy.   Review of applications will begin on November 10, 2014.  Visit our website for the complete position description at: http://www.edci.purdue.edu/about/employment.html.        

Iowa

The Dean of Students Office at Iowa State University is seeking the Director of a comprehensive, cross-curricular Writing and Media Center. Primary duties include providing administrative leadership to promote effective communication and writing across the curriculum; supervision of staff; and a collateral teaching appointment in the Department of English. Candidates with a commitment to the philosophy and collaborative practice of writing center teaching are encouraged to apply online at www.iastatejobs.com/postings/8967 by January 2, 2015. 

The Drake University School of Education invites applications for a full-time/nine-month tenure track assistant professor position in the area of secondary literacy education.  Responsibilities include: teaching a 3-3 course load, engaging in scholarly activity, and providing service to the community, university, and the profession. For more information, please visit www.drake.hiretouch.com.  Review of applicants will begin October 10, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Questions may be directed to the search chair at beth.beschorner@drake.edu.      

  

Kansas

 

Kentucky

 

Louisiana

   

Maine

 

Maryland

The Lycée Rochambeau French International School  (Bethesda, Maryland) is seeking a Part-time Elementary School English Teacher.   
  • Articulates his/her work with administrators, French teachers, and other School staff. Communicates the Elementary School English program to parents.  
Requires:
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant study area
  • English as a native language
  • French language fluency 
  • Two years full-time teaching experience.
Visit the following link for more information:  https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10719271


Clinical Faculty 
Urban Teacher Center, 
a four-year teacher preparation program, partners with Lesley University (Cambridge, MA) to confer a Master’s of Education. UTC is in  DC and Baltimore, places participants in public charter schools and public schools, and is seeking clinical faculty in these disciplines:
•         English Language Arts/ Literacy instruction (elementary and secondary)
•         Special Education (elementary and secondary)
•         K-5 mathematics
•         6-12 mathematics
•         Elementary Science
•         Elementary Social Studies

website: www.urbanteachercenter.org


Director of Literacy
Urban Teacher Center (UTC) is seeking a candidate to help build the first teacher preparation program to guarantee the effectiveness of its teachers. Will provide lead support on curriculum and assessment design and delivery across UTC license areas. Will coordinate with UTC’s national and site teams to ensure high quality program implementation and performance outcomes.  Reports to the Director of Curriculum and Professional Development (CPD).
 
website: www.urbanteachercenter.org

Massachusetts

          

Michigan

Director of the Liberal Arts Division 
Interlochen Center for the Arts is seeking to hire a Director of the Liberal Arts Division of Interlochen Arts Academy. This position will oversee and develop the program and faculty of the Liberal Arts Division while, assisting with any issues regarding curriculum, faculty teaching assignments, faculty development and evaluation, grading disputes, and general parental or student concerns. For more information or to apply go to the following link. http://smrtr.co/1BlpQTo

 
   

 

Minnesota

High School English Teacher:  The Blake School seeks a creative 9th-12th grade English teacher who is eager to help students develop the skills to read and write with imagination, passion and insight. Blake is particularly interested in teachers who will enrich the diversity of identity, lived experience and thinking that makes a community strong and empowers students to engage across differences. 
 
Please read the full career description at http://blakeschool.atsondemand.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=512201.viewjobdetail&CID=512201&JID=480527

Mississippi

  

Missouri

Assistant Professor English Education
Southeast Missouri State University is seeking applicants for an assistant professor in English Education for a position starting August 2015. Teaching  load is 4-4 and may include Young Adult Literature, Grammar, and Methods of Teaching English. Required Qualifications are Ph.D. or Ed.D. or ABD (Doctorate by August 2015) in English Education or closely related field. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 7, 2014. Please apply at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/semoedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1

             

Montana

Assistant Professor for Reading Education
Montana State University Billings is seeking an Assistant Professor for Reading Education. For a complete Vacancy Announcement and to apply for this position, please see our website at: https://employment.msubillings.edu/ and click on Faculty Jobs.

 
Director of Composition, The University of Montana
The University of Montana seeks applicants for a tenure-track appointment as Director of Composition, at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position, to begin in August of 2015, carries the primary responsibility of directing the first-year writing program. For a full job description and directions for how to apply, please visit: 
https://university-montana-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=1094&company_id=16254&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992276&aid=1

Nebraska

            

Nevada

           

New Hampshire

Assistant Professor, Writing Specialist

The English Program at the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, invites applications for a tenure-track Writing Specialist at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Writing Specialist will teach courses in professional and technical writing, as well as creative writing within multiple genres.  For more information, please visit https://jobs.usnh.edu.  The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.
           

New Jersey


New Mexico

 

New York

Social Studies/ History Teacher 125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire to fulfill maternity leave absence with potential for permanent position.  http://www.tepcharter.org/apply.php
http://www.tepcharter.org/revolutionary-compensation.php
http://www.tepcharter.org/info-session-for-teachers.php
http://www.tepcharter.org/session-for-teachers.php 

English Language Arts Teacher 125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire to fulfill maternity leave absence with potential for permanent position. http://www.tepcharter.org/apply.php

 

Music Teacher 125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire to fulfill sabbatical leave with potential for permanent position. http://www.tepcharter.org/apply.php
http://www.tepcharter.org/revolutionary-compensation.php
http://www.tepcharter.org/info-session-for-teachers.php
http://www.tepcharter.org/session-for-teachers.php 

Special Education Teacher 125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire to fulfill maternity leave absence with potential for permanent position. http://www.tepcharter.org/apply.php
http://www.tepcharter.org/revolutionary-compensation.php
http://www.tepcharter.org/info-session-for-teachers.php
http://www.tepcharter.org/session-for-teachers.php 

Head Literacy Curriculum Developer - $100K Salary-The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School is seeking a Head Curriculum Developer for TEP’s middle school literacy curriculum. Responsible for refining, expanding, and shaping TEP’s existing materials into a unified, vertically-aligned 5th- 8th grade curricular sequence that enables students to meet and exceed the Common Core Literacy Standards. Immediate opening; start date is flexible. http://www.tepcharter.org/HeadLiteracyCurriculumDeveloper.php 
 
Writing Program Administrator (Assistant, Associate of Full Professor with tenure possible). The College of Staten Island/ CUNY is seeking a scholar-teacher in composition and rhetoric to join a diverse English Department of remarkable mid-career writing professionals and literary scholars.  Requirements include Ph.D. in composition/rhetoric, five years experience teaching college writing and strong skills in communication. To apply and view job description and requirements go to www.cuny.edu, ID #11537. Revised closing date: January 5, 2015 EO/AA 


Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Composition / Rhetoric, College of Staten Island/CUNY. The Department of English seeks a composition-rhetoric specialist to teach first-year writing courses and assist the Writing Program Administrator in observing, evaluating, and mentoring writing staff.  A Ph.D. in composition/rhetoric and two years teaching college writing is required.  To apply and view complete job description and requirements, go to www.cuny.edu, ID #11538. Revised closing date: January 5, 2015. EO/AA 


North Carolina

 

North Dakota

 

Ohio

Visiting Assistant Professor of English (214UC9867)

The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College invites applications for one Visiting Assistant Professor of English beginning August 15, 2015. 

Position Qualification: Doctorate in Composition/ Rhetoric or English. ABD candidates making significant progress toward the terminal degree will be considered.

Please see www.jobsatuc.com for detailed information and application instructions for position (214UC9867).

The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/
M/F/Vet/Disabled. UC is a smoke-free work environment. 

 

The Ohio State University at Mansfield is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor with a record of or strong potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship in reading/literacy education. The search committee chair is Dr. Ruth Lowery. Her telephone is 419-755-4263 and email: lowery.163@osu.edu. The position is posted here: https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/59375. Send completed applications to Dr. Lowery by January 9, 2015 to receive full consideration.

The Rhetoric and Composition Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, non-continuing position as a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Writing, Speaking, and/or Multimodal Literacy. Qualifications for the position include a PhD in Composition, Rhetoric, or similar. The successful candidate will have experience in traditional writing pedagogy and in teaching oral communication or composition across modes and media. http://new.oberlin.edu/home/jobs/jobs_detail.dot?id=3d619683-9936-4b75-9455-9e228bce370c
         

Oklahoma

     

Oregon

Central Oregon Community College is hiring for the following tenure track positions:
  1. An Assistant Professor of English to provide instruction and future leadership in developmental literacy (combined reading, writing and critical thinking courses). For more information: https://jobs.cocc.edu/postings/1657
  2. An Assistant Professor of English to provide instruction and future leadership in our composition program. For more information: https://jobs.cocc.edu/postings/1656
Applications will be accepted through January 9, 2015.
       

Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - Department of Academic Enrichment – AA#03-4-075: Tenure-track position, Reading Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2015.  Requirements: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Reading, Literacy, or related field by August 21, 2015.  Three years’ experience in teaching reading at secondary and/or college level and demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations required. Application deadline for full consideration: January 12, 2015.  For a full position description, including application procedures, visit www.bloomu.edu/jobs.  AA/EEO Employer.  

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - Department of Academic EnrichmentAA#03-4-074. Tenure-track position, Writing Instructor, beginning Fall 2015.  Requirements:  Ph.D. or Ed.D. in English, Composition and Rhetoric, or related field by August 21, 2015.  Three years’ experience in teaching writing at secondary and/or college level and demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations required. Application deadline for full consideration: January 12, 2015.  For a full position description, including application procedures, visit www.bloomu.edu/jobs.  AA/EEO Employer

Assistant Professor, Composition Studies

The Department of English invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2015. We seek a teacher-scholar in the field of Composition Studies who presents the strongest combination of qualifications in terms of research and publications, teaching, and professional involvement. Review of applications begins November 15, 2014.  Visit www.iup.edu/employment for a full description and to apply. IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V. 

        

Puerto Rico

 

Rhode Island

Assistant Professor, Rhode Island College

tenure-track dual appointment in Secondary English Education, fall 2015.  

Courses include English education pedagogy, writing pedagogy, YAL and composition.  Research and service also required.

Required qualifications: Doctoral degree in English education; minimum three years English teaching experience at secondary level.

Application deadline:  January 15, 2015

For full job description and to apply online: https://employment.ric.edu/.

The doctoral degree must be completed prior to beginning of service. Final appointment subject to funding.  

South Carolina

             

South Dakota

 

Tennessee

 

 

Texas 

ESL Lecturer: Rice University’s Program in Writing and Communication
The Program in Writing and Communication (PWC) at Rice University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer position in Professional Communication. This position will focus on teaching and designing curricula for students whose first language is not English.  For qualifications and application instructions, visit http://pwc.rice.edu/full-time-employment/.  Note:  the application deadline is January 30, 2015.

 

The University of Texas at El Paso, in El Paso, Texas, seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to teach in undergraduate English Education and in the Master of Arts in Teaching in English. Desired specialties include one or more of the following: sociocultural pedagogies, English Language Learners, K-12 composition methods, multimodal literacy, literacy education and assessment, children’s literature, young adult literature, and English Education research methodology. The full job posting with application procedures is available at: http://admin.utep.edu/DesktopModules/DNN%20Faculty%20Job%20Board/MoreInfoJob.aspx?Mid=32087&ItemID=913

 

    

Utah

 

Vermont

   

Virginia

Diversity Hiring Fair - February 7, 2015 
The Potomac School, a coed, K-12 independent school and Eastern Education Resource Collaborative (East Ed) invite all teachers and administrators interested in careers in independent schools to a Diversity Hiring Fair on February 7, 2015. Over 30 independent schools in the Metro Washington, DC area that enroll students from Pre-K through 12th grade including coed, single gender schools, and faith-based schools will participate in this event! 
For more information and to register, please visit www.potomacschool.org/about-us/employment/Diversity-Hiring-Fair

Virgin Islands

 

   

Washington

        

West Virginia

  

Wisconsin

 

Wyoming

  

National

     

International

Passionate, dedicated teachers needed to teach English in South Korea. Hiring for 2015 public school positions and private academy positions for elementary and middle school. One year contract includes 2 to 4 weeks paid vacation, medical insurance, and 12 paid holidays. Average salary is $30,000 per year. Housing accommodations and airfare to and from Korea provided by employer. Immediate openings through July 2015. Please e-mail resume to c.sperry@eflconnections.com or submit online at www.eflconnections.com.

 

University graduates needed to teach English in Tokyo to corporations, government agencies, and schools ( elementary & junior high).Annual contracts include paid vacations,medical insurance, with salaries Ranging from $30,000 to $40,000 annually. All classes are taught with texts and learning materials in English.Assistance  with housing. Immediate openings available throughout 2015. Please resume resume to jmalian@iesnet.co.jp

 

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