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Alabama

 

Alaska

 

Arizona

South Mountain Community College

South Mountain Community College invites applications for a full-time (9 month) tenure track English faculty position, beginning in August 2016. 

To view the entire job posting and apply for the position, go to: https://hr.maricopa.edu/jobs/

 

Arkansas

 

California

LECTURER

The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for full- and part-time Lecturer positions to teach Freshman Composition and/or Entry-Level Writing classes in the 2016-17 academic year. An M.A. and at least two years of teaching experience at the college level are required for these appointments. Your completed application is due no later than March 4, 2016. http://uwp.ucr.edu/jobs.html

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 and graduate 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 http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/.

 

RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

Position Title: Reading Instructor

BASIC FUNCTION:
Responsible for lecture and laboratory instruction in all aspects of basic, developmental, and college-level reading. The assignment may also include other courses in the discipline.

EXPERIENCE:
Two years of successful teaching experience in the area of reading is required. Community college or university level teaching experience is desirable.

Visit http://apptrkr.com/744550 for full details and to apply.

 

RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

English Instructor

DESCRIPTION:
Candidate will be responsible for lecture and laboratory instruction to diverse students in all levels of English - from basic skills and developmental writing to research and critical analysis. Candidate may also teach introductory to literature and creative writing courses.

Deadline: 03-04-2016

http://apptrkr.com/744470 for full details and to apply.

 

Lecturer Pool
The College Writing Programs at the University of California, Berkeley
invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in the College Writing Programs should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed until the pool closes on November 30, 2017. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. For details, see https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00925

 

 

English Instructor (2016)
MiraCosta College

MiraCosta College's Letters Program invites applications for a full-time (10 months per year), tenure-track faculty position, beginning in August 2016. The position is based in the Department of Letters, Transfer.

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: http://apptrkr.com/729917

Closing Date: 2-23-2016

 

High School English Teacher

Chaminade College Preparatory

Chaminade College Preparatory is an independent co-educational Catholic middle school and high school located in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles.  Grounded in our Marianist values, Chaminade prides itself on its excellent faculty and outstanding students and families.  We have an immediate opening for a high school English teacher to teach English Literature and Composition.  

To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter to resumes@chaminade.org
 

English Assistant Professor
Los Medanos College 

Education/Experience: 

  • A valid lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential with authorization to teach English, Language Arts and Literature OR
  • Master’s Degree in English, Composition, Literature, Comparative Literature OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in either of the above AND Master’s in Linguistics TESL , Speech, Education with a Specialization in Reading, Creative Writing, or Journalism OR
  • The equivalent. 

For full description & to apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/716968

EOE

 

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.

 

 

Connecticut

 

Delaware

 

District of Columbia

 

Florida

          

Georgia

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY 
Department of Writing and Linguistics
Lecturer, Search 67344

A non-tenure track position is available in our strong, independent department. 
Screening begins December 1, 2015. Starting date is August 1, 2016. A complete application consists of letter addressing qualifications; curriculum vitae;  statement of teaching philosophy; three letters of recommendation;  names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of those  writing the letters of recommendation. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered.
http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/facstaff/employment/

Tenure-Track Writing Assessment
Georgia Southern University is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Writing Assessment, beginning August 2016.  The ideal candidate will show evidence of teaching excellence in college-level writing, Peer-reviewed publications, in the area of writing assessment. Experience with technologies common to the field of composition/rhetoric.  Evidence of engaged student learning, arising from pedagogical practice informed by the scholarship of the profession.  
Full job information can be found here: http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/facstaff/employment/  search 6734.

Tenure-Track Professional and Technical Writing
Georgia Southern University (GA) is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Writing and Linguistics, Professional and Technical Writing, beginning August 2016.  The ideal candidate will contribute to the growth and development of the Professional and Technical Writing area and the online Bachelor of General Studies program, along with other Department programs and activities (which may include First-Year Writing). Full job information can be found here: http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/facstaff/employment/  search 67325.

 

Hawaii

 

Idaho

 

Illinois


Indiana


Full-Time Instructor, Professional Writing or Writing Studies,
start Fall 2016.  Ph.D. preferred. Teaching load 4-4 in First Year Seminar and Professional Writing and Rhetoric. Attractive expertise or interest: rhetorics of underrepresented groups, rhetorics of sex and gender, advocacy, or Web-based writing.  Send letter, vitae, professional references with contact information to Carol Reeves, Butler University, Department of English creeves@butler.edu

Application deadline:  March 5.

Butler University, an EEO/AA employer, welcomes applications from women and historically under-represented groups. 

 
 

Assistant Teaching Professor
University of Notre Dame


The University Writing Program of the University of Notre Dame invites applications for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Writing and Rhetoric. This is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position in a dynamic writing program serving undergraduate students. 

The University of Notre Dame is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account. Submit application materials to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/33689

 

Iowa

GRAND VIEW UNIVERSITY FALL 2016 openings:
Assistant/Associate Professor of Education (Secondary Education) 
Assistant/Associate Professor of Education, emphasis in Literacy or ELL (K-8)

Grand View University is a Liberal Arts University that supports a student population of approximately 2,200 full and part-time students in the Des Moines, Iowa metropolitan area. We have two openings for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Education for Fall 2016.  Details on the positions and our online application can be found on the jobs page of our website:  www.grandview.edu.   

 

Kansas

Wichita State University seeks a Department Head—Associate/Full Professor of Curriculum & Instruction.  Screening of applications begins Jan. 15, 2016.  For more details and full job description, please visit http://webs.wichita.edu/dt/tour/show/index.asp?VIEW=298.

 

Kentucky

Assistant Professor of English Education-Murray State University. The Department of English and Philosophy at Murray State University seeks to hire an assistant professor for a tenure-track position with responsibilities for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses (doctoral) in pedagogy and instructional technology specific to the fields of English and literacy. Qualifications: Doctorate in English, Education, or Instructional Technology. Application deadline: January 20, 2016. To apply please visit:   http://www.murraystatejobs.com/postings/4977 

Louisiana

 

Maine

 

Maryland


Massachusetts

 

Michigan

Interlochen Arts Academy is looking to hire a full-time instructor of English, with preference given to candidates also able to teach Social Science courses. This position would start for the 2016-2017 academic school year. Highly qualified candidates will demonstrate the ability to offer differentiated instruction and will show a strong interest in developing interdisciplinary courses that value an integrated, arts and humanities based approach to learning. For more information or to apply visit Interlochen.org/careers 

 

Assistant Professor of Reading/Language Arts and Literacy
School of Education and Human Services
Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
Effective: August 15, 2016
Position Number: 990979
To apply, please go to http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/6153 for the on-line application.
The Department of Reading and Language Arts seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor whose area of expertise is literacy education, especially reading foundations and comprehension, children’s literature, and the role of culture and language in literacy development. 
For information, contact pavonett@oakland.edu
 

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). 

Minnesota

AUGSBURG COLLEGE
Assistant Professor of Education (Elementary Literacy Education)
Tenure-Track Position

Augsburg College’s Education Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in elementary literacy education, with experience in the primary grades, to begin August 15, 2016. 

The person selected for this position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary literacy education in face-to-face and hybrid (in-class and online) environments.

The full posting for this position is available at http://www.augsburg.edu/hr



Mississippi

 

Missouri

University of Missouri-Kansas City, Part-Time Graduate Writing Specialist (Job ID: 18221)

The Graduate Writing Specialist will support the writing needs of the graduate students enrolled at UMKC, including on-campus as well as distance education students. The teacher-researcher filling this position will utilize their excellent communication and collaboration skills to support UMKC’s graduate writing community through both administrative responsibilities and working directly with graduate students.

For more information and to apply, visit https://myhr.umsystem.edu/psp/tamext/KCITY/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=8.

 

 

Montana

The Department of Education at Montana State University (MSU) invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor in K-8 Reading/Language Arts. The position is a tenure-track, academic year appointment with potential for summer employment.  You may find out more about the position at: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/4077 

For questions concerning this position please contact: Micki Macgregor, 406-994-3120, macgregor@montana.edu

 

Nebraska

            

Nevada

         

New Hampshire

 

New Jersey

 

New Mexico

 

New York

The Marist College Education Department seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor Faculty position. The start date for the position is September 1, 2016.

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted.

Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, persons with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.

 

Writing Center Director, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

 
We seek a director to build on our well-established writing center by bringing awareness of the national conversation on writing to campus. The director administers program operations, supervises peer tutors, provides support to students and faculty, develops instructional materials in writing, and teaches one writing-intensive course per year.
 
Apply at Interfolio  http://apply.interfolio.com/33639 addressed to Penny Yee, Associate Dean of Faculty

 

 

North Carolina

NC State University: Assistant or Associate Professor in Literacy and English Language Arts with focus on the teaching and learning of young adolescents in language and literacy: candidate should strengthen program’s attention to middle grades education and develop a research program in ELA teacher education with attention to digital literacies.  For information on the position (#00105134) and to apply please go to jobs.ncsu.edu. Screening of applications will begin on December 1, 2015, and continue until position is filled.

NC State University: Assistant or Associate Professor in Literacy and English Language Arts with focus on the teaching and learning of young adolescents in language and literacy: candidate should strengthen program’s attention to middle grades education and develop a research program in ELA teacher education with attention to digital literacies.  For information on the position (#00105134) and to apply please go to jobs.ncsu.edu. Screening of applications will begin on December 1, 2015, and continue until position is filled.

 

North Dakota

 

Ohio

The University of Akron seeks an Instructor as Director of Composition; 12-month contract begins 7/1/16. Title will be determined by the finalists' credentials and experience. PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or related field, and writing program administration experience.  

For complete details and to apply visit http://www.uakron.edu/jobs  JO 9317.

Be prepared to attach letter of application, CV, & three reference/recommendation letters. Review of applications will begin February 8, 2016.  EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled

 
The Rhetoric and Composition Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, non-continuing faculty position as a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Speaking, Writing, and/or Multimodal Literacy. Qualifications for the position include a PhD in Communications or in Composition, Rhetoric, or a similar field. Appointment will be for two years beginning fall 2016 with the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/1253

 

Oklahoma

Southern Nazarene University invites applicants for the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor (9-month) to begin August 2016. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in first-year composition and other upper-level writing courses. Additional responsibilities include working with the Writing Center and with faculty to develop writing curricula both within the Department of English and across university disciplines. A Ph.D. in Composition, Rhetoric, Writing Studies, or related field by December 2016 is required. See http://snu.edu/faculty-job-openings.     

Oregon


Pennsylvania

 

Puerto Rico

 

Rhode Island

 

South Carolina

 

South Dakota

 

Tennessee

 

Texas 

 

Utah

Vermont

 

Virginia

English Teacher
Beginning August 2016

Collegiate School (Richmond, VA) seeks full-time, experienced, and collaborative English teacher for grades 9 - 12 to teach range of writing-intensive literature courses. 

Qualities of successful candidate:
• Strong background in literature 
• Commitment to students with all learning styles
• Enthusiasm for professional growth and academic excellence
• Ability and interest to serve as advisor, club sponsor and/or coach
• Experience applying technology in educational setting
• Master’s or certification

Visit www.collegiate-va.org for application instructions.

 
Tenure-track or Tenured Assistant/Associate Professor, Elementary Education, University of Virginia

 

 The Curry School of Education seeks highly qualified applicants for a tenure track or tenured faculty appointment beginning August 2016 in elementary education with a focus on language arts. Incumbent will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and serve as the Elementary Education Program Coordinator.
 
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu; search on Posting Number 0617278. Screening begins November 2, 2015, and the position remains open until filled.
 

Assistant/Associate Professor, Literacy/Reading
George Mason University
 
The College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a tenure-line Assistant/Associate Professor of Literacy/Reading, with an August 2016 start date.
 
Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in reading/literacy education (or related field), experience working in diverse schools, and a strong/promising record of scholarship.
 
Application review will begin in mid-October 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates must apply for position number F9277z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/.

Virgin Islands

 

Washington

 

West Virginia

  

Wisconsin

 

Wyoming

  

National

 

International

GOVERNMENT OF BERMUDA
Department of Human Resources 
Ministry of Education

Department of Education

School Teacher Vacancies
School Year September 2016 - August 2017


The Department of Education is seeking exemplary teachers, who are committed to improving student outcomes for the next school year, beginning 1st September 2016. 

Teacher English/Language Arts (Middle) - DHR858
(P1-P10   $67,484 - $96,051 US$ equivalent)
 
Full posting details and applications at www.govtcareers.gov.bm
 
Closing date: 24th February 2016

 

GOVERNMENT OF BERMUDA
Department of Human Resources
Ministry of Education

Department of Education

School Teacher Vacancies
School Year September 2016- August 2017

The Department of Education is seeking exemplary teachers, who are committed to improving student outcomes for the next school year, beginning 1st September 2016. 

Teacher English/Language Arts (Senior) - DHR855
(P1-P10   $67,484 - $96,051 US$ equivalent)
 
Full posting details and applications at www.govtcareers.gov.bm

Closing date: 24th February 2016

GOVERNMENT OF BERMUDA
Department of Human Resources 
Ministry of Education

Department of Education

School Teacher Vacancies
School Year September 2016- August 2017

The Department of Education is seeking exemplary teachers, who are committed to improving student outcomes for the next school year, beginning 1st September 2016. 

Teacher English/Language Arts and English Literature (Senior) - DHR856

(P1-P10   $67,484 - $96,051 US$ equivalent)
 
Full posting details and applications at www.govtcareers.gov.bm
 
Closing date: 24th February 2016
 
The University of Macau (UM) is a leading higher education institution in Macao, with English as its working language. The English Language Centre (ELC) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities now invites applications for the position of Director of English Language Centre. Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.: FAH/DELC/10/2015).

  

First-Year Composition Instructorship for Academic Year: 2016 - 2017. Bowling Green State University. Teach General Studies Writing Program composition courses at a university in China.  Qualifications: minimum of an MA in English or Cross-Cultural/International Education with a TESOL certification, MA in TESOL, or M.Ed in English with a TESOL certification by March 2016; successful experience teaching college-level academic writing; and formal training in the teaching of college-level composition.  Applications due February 1, 2016. http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/general-studies-writing/employment.html

First-Year Composition Instructorship for Spring Term: March 2016 - June 2016.
Bowling Green State University. Teach General Studies Writing Program courses at a university in China.  Qualifications: minimum of an MA in English or Cross-Cultural/International Education with a TESOL certification, MA in TESOL, or M.Ed in English with a TESOL certification by March 2016; successful experience teaching college-level academic writing; and formal training in the teaching of college-level composition.  Applications due January 25, 2016.  http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/general-studies-writing/employment.html 

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