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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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California

The English Department at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in African American Literature, to begin fall 2016. Possible areas of specialization include but are not limited to 19th century, 20th century, or contemporary African American literature, cultural studies, genre or performance studies, and/or transnational approaches to African American and African diasporic literatures. More information is available here.

Assistant or Associate Professor/English Education (Tenure-Track)
JOID #23411
 
The Department of English and Comparative Literature at San Jose State University seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor of English Education to begin August 22, 2016. 
 
See full ad at: http://www.sjsu.edu/facultyaffairs/unit3/tenuretrack/Employment/23411-English%20Education%20Position%202015.pdf
 
Application deadline is 13 November 2015.  Submit to:  apply.interfolio.com/30852
 
Please include JOID #23411 on all correspondence.

Open Rank Faculty Position in Language and Literacy 
The Graduate School of Education (GSOE) at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking an outstanding scholar in Language and Literacy, with research focusing on diverse populations (i.e., diversity of culture, language,frerace, ethnicity, and/or class). We invite applications and nominations for a tenure-track or tenured (open rank) position in this area. The position will commence as early as July 1, 2016, or as negotiated.  EEO/AA/ADA/Vets Employer.

To apply: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply

Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition; Director of the University’s Writing Program
Fall 2016. 
To apply: USD’s HR site to register as an applicant: http://www.sandiego.edu/jobs.  Click on “Search Jobs.” Go to Job IRC18034.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 
California State University Channel Islands- Assistant Professor of English:
The English Program at CI invites applications for an Assistant Professor to direct the composition program, including participation in Directed Self Placement, holistic scoring, program assessment, and syllabus preparation, as well as working with the English chair to schedule classes and assist in the review of composition faculty.  

 

For more information and to apply online please visit our website at: www.csucifacultyjobs.com.  Application review begins on 9/2/2015.

 
 
Azusa Pacific University seeks a Director of the Writing Center. This position administers all aspects of the Writing Center, which serves traditional undergraduate, graduate, and non-traditional students.  Duties include but are not limited to providing leadership for and coordination of writing tutoring for students across the university’s multiple campuses; structured, personalized writing instruction; and delivers presentations and workshops related to writing processes and skills.  For a complete position description and to apply please visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment.

 

SFSU Tenure-track position, English Education.  

Open Rank, English, Fall 2015.    Ph.D. specializing in English Education.
Preference given to candidates who can teach English Language Arts curriculum and methods, Y.A. literature, all levels of composition including advanced composition for teachers seeking the Single Subject Credential in English, literacy theory, graduate composition seminars with additional options in reading theory, literacy/sociolinguistics, rhetoric, and/or literature pedagogy and/or other area(s) of specialization.  For more info, click here.

 

Colorado

            

Connecticut

 

Delaware

 

District of Columbia

8577: English Language Arts (ELA) Test Developer
We are currently seeking an English Language Arts (ELA) Test Developer to join on our team in the Washington, D.C. or Chicago, IL office.
The English Language Arts Test Developer will lead state assessment projects and tasks that include the development and management of ELA Assessment programs.
Qualified applicants will hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in English or a related field. Must have min of 4 years of experience. Required travel for this position.
To apply please go to https://jobs-airdc.icims.com/jobs/8577/english-language-arts-%28ela%29-test-developer/job

 

8402: Senior ELA Test Developer
We are currently seeking a Senior English Language Arts (ELA) Test Developer to join on our team in the Washington, D.C. or Chicago, IL office. A Senior ELA Test Developer may be assigned to one of three different jobs within test development:
(1) Senior Member of an ELA Team
(2) ELA Team Leader
(3) State Item Development Manager
Master’s degree in English, education, or a relevant area with at least 6 years of experience. To apply please go to https://jobs-airdc.icims.com/jobs/8402/senior-ela-test-developer/job

 

8441: Math Test Developer
We are currently seeking a Math Test Developer to join on our team in the Washington, D.C. or Chicago, IL office. The Math Test Developer will lead state assessment projects and tasks that include the development and management of Math Assessment programs. Qualified applicants: at least a Bachelor’s degree in a Mathematics related field. Must have a minimum of 4 years of experience teaching math and/or managing math item development
Required travel for this position.
To apply please go to https://jobs-airdc.icims.com/jobs/8441/math-test-developer/job

 

Florida

          

Georgia

Tenure-Track English Education
Kennesaw State University (GA) is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of English Education, beginning August 2016. The ideal candidate will have expertise in new literacies (including media literacy, online/digital technologies, and technology integration in the classroom), an established interest in global initiatives and diversity, and evidence of scholarly activity.  Full job information and a link to the application can be found here: https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/postings/2423

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Illinois

Elgin Community College
Elgin, IL
 
English Instructor, Spring 2016 (Tenure Track)

 
Requirements:
1) Master's degree in English or in a related discipline with at least 15 graduate hours in English; 
2) Commitment to the community college mission and philosophy; 
3) Commitment to the academic and non-academic needs of students, including first generation, older students, students of color, non-native speakers of English; 
4) Commitment to ongoing self-assessment.   
   
For details and to apply, visit:
https://jobs.elgin.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52046
EOE

 

8577: English Language Arts (ELA) Test Developer

We are currently seeking an English Language Arts (ELA) Test Developer to join on our team in the Washington, D.C. or Chicago, IL office.
The English Language Arts Test Developer will lead state assessment projects and tasks that include the development and management of ELA Assessment programs.
Qualified applicants will hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in English or a related field. Must have min of 4 years of experience. Required travel for this position.
To apply please go to https://jobs-airdc.icims.com/jobs/8577/english-language-arts-%28ela%29-test-developer/job

 

8402: Senior ELA Test Developer
We are currently seeking a Senior English Language Arts (ELA) Test Developer to join on our team in the Washington, D.C. or Chicago, IL office. A Senior ELA Test Developer may be assigned to one of three different jobs within test development:
(1) Senior Member of an ELA Team
(2) ELA Team Leader
(3) State Item Development Manager
Master’s degree in English, education, or a relevant area with at least 6 years of experience. To apply please go to https://jobs-airdc.icims.com/jobs/8402/senior-ela-test-developer/job

 

8441: Math Test Developer
We are currently seeking a Math Test Developer to join on our team in the Washington, D.C. or Chicago, IL office. The Math Test Developer will lead state assessment projects and tasks that include the development and management of Math Assessment programs. Qualified applicants: at least a Bachelor’s degree in a Mathematics related field. Must have a minimum of 4 years of experience teaching math and/or managing math item development
Required travel for this position.
To apply please go to https://jobs-airdc.icims.com/jobs/8441/math-test-developer/job

 

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Maryland

Assistant/Associate Professor Literacy 
The Department of Education Specialties at Salisbury University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate professor level beginning August 2016.  We are seeking engaged and committed applicants who have an earned doctorate in literacy or a related field by May 2016. The successful candidate is expected to use a variety of delivery modes to effectively teach in the Ed.D. program in Contemporary Curriculum and Theory: Literacy. http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/employment-opportunities.html?id=2014&e=faculty&t=

Assistant Professor of Secondary English 
The Department of Education Specialties at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Secondary English. This is a tenure-track position. Primary Job Duties: Serve as instructor for teaching methods courses in secondary English. Teach other courses and field experiences for prospective secondary school teachers, including supervision of interns. http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/employment-opportunities.html?id=2016&e=faculty&t=

Assistant/Associate Professor Elementary Literacy Education
The Department of Teacher Education at Salisbury University is accepting applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor in Literacy Education. Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities:  Teach undergraduate and graduate literacy courses within the Teacher Education (Elementary and Early Childhood), and Ed.D. programs. Advise undergraduate students in the Department of Teacher Education and participate in doctoral dissertation committees.
http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/employment-opportunities.html?id=2017&e=faculty&t=

Massachusetts

 

Michigan

James Madison College, a residential college at Michigan State University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in its Humanities, Culture, and Writing program. We seek an Assistant Professor with demonstrated success teaching first year writing, preferably in courses that integrate writing instruction with intellectually challenging content. Applicants can see entire description and apply online at www.jobs.msu.edu (posting #1800). 

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New York

Fredonia, State University of New York, seeks qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor – Literacy position. The successful candidate will teach literacy-focused courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels including possible field-based responsibilities and graduate practicum supervision. Doctorate in Literacy or closely related field by August 2016 with 3 years of PK-12 classroom teaching experience in a North American school with an English language-based curriculum. 
 
For full announcement and to apply, please visit http://fredonia.interviewexchange.com.

 


Executive Director, Institute for Literacy Studies: Lehman College CUNY, Bronx NY, invites applications for this position: provide leadership for professional development preK-adult, services to adult learners, and research, evaluation, and dissemination.  For more information/to apply, see http://bit.ly/1NS9WmP. Review of applications will be ongoing through the fall. To learn more about the Institute for Literacy Studies, please visit http://instituteforliteracystudies.org/. Lehman College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/ADA/IRCA Employer.

 

 

Earn a $125,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, featured on the front page of the New York Times: http://www.tepcharter.org/nytimes.php. TEP is a 480-student 5th through 8th grade middle school in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. Learn more and apply today at http://www.tepcharter.org/apply.php.

  

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Washington

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Writing Studies at Western Washington University 
Position begins 2016.  PhD required. We seek persons who can enter into three-year rotations as First Year Writing Program Director starting in their third year and who have scholarly and pedagogical expertise in basic writing, particularly as it pertains to cross-cultural rhetorics and the literacies of diverse student poulations. Applications due October 30th. Preliminary interviews at MLA. Full job description here:  https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=6613  

 

 

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