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Alabama

 

Alaska

 

Arizona

 

Arkansas

Position: High School English Teacher, 2016-17
Organization: KIPP Delta Public Schools
Founded in 2002, KIPP Delta Public Schools aspires to lead high-performing college preparatory schools in the Arkansas Delta. With a mission to empower students from underserved communities to pursue a college education, 99% of our high school graduates have been accepted to college and 79% have graduated or are persisting in college.
Location: Blytheville, Arkansas
To Apply: http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd0000006UdKiEAK&site=Delta
More Information: http://kippdelta.org/
 
Position: Middle School Guided Reading Teacher, 2016-17
Organization: KIPP Delta Public Schools
Founded in 2002, KIPP Delta Public Schools aspires to lead high-performing college preparatory schools in the Arkansas Delta. With a mission to empower students from underserved communities to pursue a college education, 99% of our high school graduates have been accepted to college and 79% have graduated or are persisting in college.
Location: Forrest City, Arkansas
To Apply: http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd0000006UdLWEA0&site=Delta
More Information: http://kippdelta.org/
 
Position: Middle School Guided Reading Teacher, 2016-17
Organization: KIPP Delta Public Schools
Founded in 2002, KIPP Delta Public Schools aspires to lead high-performing college preparatory schools in the Arkansas Delta. With a mission to empower students from underserved communities to pursue a college education, 99% of our high school graduates have been accepted to college and 79% have graduated or are persisting in college.
Location: Helena, Arkansas
To Apply: http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd0000006mU1SEAU&site=Delta
More Information: http://kippdelta.org/

California

NEW!
11/18/2016-02/19/2017

Azusa Pacific University seeks an 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 http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/.

NEW!

11/14/2016 -12/15/2016

Faculty Position: Early Literacy

The Stanford GSE seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position (Assistant or Associate) in the area of early literacy/reading. 

Must show a creative and productive program of research, evidence of impact on the field of early literacy, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate/undergraduate students. Prior experience teaching/working with teachers at the elementary level in classrooms with ethnically, linguistically, or socio-economically diverse student populations strongly desired.

Apply:  https://apply.interfolio.com/39219


NEW!
10/24/2016

Lecturer Recruitment for Winter and Spring Quarters, 2017

The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for Lecturer positions this Winter and Spring Quarters, for part-time and full-time assignments in Freshman Composition and/or Entry-Level Writing classes, including ESL.  An M.A. and at least two years of teaching experience at the college level are required for these appointments. Interested individuals should apply at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00670. The initial review date of the applications will begin November 24, 2016 and will continue until filled. 


NEW!
10/20/2016

Position Description: Teaching and Teacher Education

The Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE) seeks applications from expert scholars with research agendas in the field of teacher education.  Candidates’ research and experience should be related to teaching, teacher education, and/or related policy.  Previous involvement in policy and practice of teacher education are desirable, especially as it pertains to the preparation of teachers to work with culturally and linguistically diverse student populations. Full description and application:

http://apply.interfolio.com/38694.


NEW!

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Composition Studies

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS (MINIMUM)

  • 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: http://www.Click2Apply.net/qd9qgx788q


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

 

 
Colorado
New!

11/11/2016-12-12-2016

The Program for Writing and Rhetoric at CU-Boulder is hiring full-time faculty at the rank of Instructor to teach writing across the curriculum in domains such professional and technical communication; race and critical literacies; visual and information studies; environmental studies as well as writing in the natural or social sciences. For more information, see the full job listing at https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers, Job #07286.  The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer.

Connecticut

 

Delaware

 

District of Columbia

 

Florida

NEW! Lecturer Position
The Center for Management Communication in the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in business and management communication. Preferred candidates will hold a Ph.D in Professional, Management, Business, or Organizational Communication, or related communication field.

Please visit http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/497927/lecturer

 


          

Georgia

 

Hawaii

 

Idaho

 

Illinois

NEW!
10/20/2016
Tenure-Track English Professor
Oakton Community College seeks to fill one full-time, tenure-track English faculty position beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year in August 2017. The successful applicant will have strong qualifications to teach Composition and additional qualifications to teach Multicultural Literature.
Please visit this website for more information and to apply: https://oakton.interviewexchange.com/static/clients/357OCM1/index.jsp

Indiana

Iowa

NEW!

Assistant Professor of Education

Coe College seeks applications for this full-time, tenure-track opportunity, to begin August 2017.  For more information, please see

http://www.coe.edu/aboutcoe/employment

Kansas

NEW!
11/21/2016-12/22/2016

Executive Director- Kansas Masonic Literacy Center (KMLC)

 

The executive director will be the chief administrator for the KMLC at Emporia State University, and will be responsible for the launching of the center. The KMLC goal is to provide service and support for schools, teachers, and students across Kansas; families and communities at the KMLC; and research for the betterment of literacy development. Full-time, $75,000. See http://www.emporia.edu/humres/jobs/unclassified/17/053/executive-director/ for qualifications and to apply. Background check required. AA/EEO


NEW!

11/14/2016 - 12/15/2016

Assistant Professor in Literacy Education

The Department of Curriculum & Teaching at the University of Kansas (KU) is recruiting applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Literacy Education.  This 9-month, tenure-track position will begin on 8/18/2017. Review of applications will begin on 1/17/2017. For more information and to apply, go to: https://employment.ku.edu/academic/7363BR



Kentucky

  

Louisiana

 

Maine

Maryland

NEW!
12/07/2016 -1/07/2017

Full/Associate Professor and Director of University Writing Program

University of Baltimore

Successful candidates will demonstrate a sophisticated approach to writing in many forms and discourse communities, including digital writing technologies, and will show proven ability in curricular development, advocating with faculty for writing, and developing further the overall writing program within the university both intellectually and programmatically.

Please click here for position details and to access the electronic application system.


Massachusetts

NEW!

11/14/20160-1/15/2017

Assistant Professor of Literary Education, Bridgewater State University

The Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at Bridgewater State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of literacy education to begin fall 2017.

We are committed to preparing thoughtful professional educators who are prepared to teach in the 21st century.

Application Review begins 12/1/2016.

Please visit BSU’s jobsite at https://jobs.bridgew.edu/ for complete job details and to apply online.

Michigan

NEW!

11/1/2016-12/1/2016

TWO TENURE TRACK POSITIONS

Department of Reading and Language Arts, School of Education and Human Services

Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

Position Number 1:  994232 Assistant Professor of Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Position Number 2:  993399 Assistant Professor of Elementary Literacy Education

To apply for either of these positions, please go tohttp://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/9206and complete the on-line application process.  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016. 

Minnesota

 

Mississippi

 

Missouri

Montana

 

Nebraska

            

Nevada

         

New Hampshire

New Jersey

ACADEMIC INSTRUCTOR – Year Round Position. YouthBuild, Newark. 
Instructor provides dynamic instruction in identified social and academic areas that meet individual and group needs of at-risk students who have been unable to succeed in traditional school settings. Evaluates students' progress and performance in attaining goals and objectives. Prepares and maintains all required documentation and plans, organizes and participates in professional development and team conferences. The deadline for the submission of resume, cover letter, salary history and references is September 16, 2016. Lastly, please indicate that in the post that all information is emailed to HumanResources@youthbuildnewarknj.org.   

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF URBAN TEACHER EDUCATION -- Rutgers State University
Seeking  two tenure-track faculty colleagues whose research focuses on teacher education and advancing issues of diversity, access, and social justice in education and society. The scholar filling this position will conduct a research and publication agenda that advances the Rutgers Graduate School of Education’s pursuit of advancing excellence and equity in education; demonstrates scholarly productivity by publishing in peer-reviewed journals, securing external research support, and presenting at national and international scholarly conferences; contributes to the growth of both teacher education and doctoral programs; participates in program development and innovation; develops and teaches courses in teacher education in a content area(s). We are specifically looking for scholars interested in issues of urban education, diversity and social justice who also have a background in English Education, elementary education, and/or special education. Additionally, the scholar filling this position will advise students including doctoral students; participate actively in local, state, and national professional organizations; and contribute to the service missions of the Graduate School of Education and the university. We invite applications and nominations for two tenure-track assistant professors with expertise in the areas of English education, elementary education and/or special education and a demonstrated commitment to addressing diversity and equity issues in education. For more information, go to: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/33562

New Mexico

New York

NEW!
12/1/2016 - 1/10/2017

Open lecturer position at Pace University in Pleasantville, NY, to start August 2017. Please see full ad. Applications received by Dec. 15 receive full consideration. https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000344153-01

NEW!
11/28/2016-12/28/2016

Position Title           : Assistant Professor - English Composition

Company Name      : Farmingdale State College

Location                    : Farmingdale, New York, United States, 11735

Apply Here               : http://www.Click2Apply.net/yy92sfzj6r

Farmingdale State College invites applications for a full time tenure-track, assistant professor for Fall 2017 to teach composition and technical writing courses, specifically Composition I: College Writing and Technical Writing. The Department of English at Farmingdale State College is a service department and does not have an English major.


State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

For a detailed job description please visit online at: www.farmingdale.edu


NEW!
11/15/2016 - 12/16/2016

Ithaca College’s Department of Writing, a dynamic program blending theory and practice, invites applications for four positions: two renewable NTE positions in Composition, along with one TE and one NTE position in Professional Writing, beginning August 16, 2017. Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Full review of applications begins December 5 and continues until position is filled. Details can be found at https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com

North Carolina

NEW!

11/14/2016 - 12/15/2016

Assistant Professor, English Education, NC State University

The Literacy and English Language Arts Education Program seeks dynamic English education candidates with a focus on policy and practice related to English language learners. Scholars with emerging national influence, whose research program and teaching expertise will contribute to the College of Education’s overarching goal of leading the way in NC and beyond in reducing the achievement gap and enhancing educational success, are encouraged to apply.  

Full Description: https://ced.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/TELS-Assistant-Professor-Literacy-and-Language-Arts.pdf

NEW!
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition

Two tenure-track assistant professor positions, in Composition Studies and Digital Rhetoric, to begin August 1, 2017. Must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or related discipline by that date. For more information, visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu, click on “Faculty,” and select position #1510 (for Composition Studies) or position #13901 (for Digital Rhetoric).  With a diverse student body, UNCG is an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V employer strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity. 

North Dakota

 

Ohio

NEW! Faculty - English
Ivy Tech Community College
Indianapolis, IN

Minimum Qualifications

·         Master’s or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in English, or a master’s degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in English or composition-related courses.

·         2 years teaching experience in higher education

To see complete job descriptions, credentialing requirements, and to apply, visit our website at http://jobs.ivytech.edu/postings/28627

The College is an Accredited/Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

NEW! Tenure Track Job Opening: Associate or Assistant Professor of English and Literacy Education, John Carroll University

FOR DETAILS AND TO APPLY: Visit www.jcu.edu/hr and go to Employment

 

John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 


 

Oklahoma

 

Oregon

NEW!

11/9/2016 - 12/10/2016

Assistant Professor, English

Southern Oregon University seeks to hire a tenure-track, 9 month, assistant professor, starting September 16, 2017 in English Education and Literature. Ph.D. in English Education or Literature required at start of appointment. Teaching responsibilities include English language arts pedagogy and literature (early American or early British), and writing classes. Other responsibilities include advising undergraduates and supervising student teachers, collaborating with the School of Education, and developing partnerships with schools and teachers.

https://jobs.sou.edu/postings/5820


Pennsylvania

 

Puerto Rico

 

Rhode Island

 

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

 

Texas

NEW! 11/9/2016 - 12/10/2016

Assistant Professor, Business and Technical Communication, tenure track

Responsibilities: 4/4 teaching load, including undergraduate communication core and business communication courses, and graduate online-courses in professional and technical communication; course development; student advising; and assigned service responsibilities. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Business, Professional, and/or Technical Communication by August 2017. Experience teaching business and professional communication, and research agenda in professional/technical/workplace writing.  To apply, visit https://mwsu.edu/humanresources/jobs/index.asp

 

Assistant Professor/ Writing Program Administrator, Midwestern State University, tenure track

Candidate will be expected to assess Writing Program objectives and outcomes, work with Department Chair in coordinating core writing course, develop a WAC program, and work closely with the AVP for Undergraduate Education and Assessment to improve undergraduate instruction.  2/2 teaching load. Requirements: Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric by August 2017, two years teaching excellence, and scholarship demonstrating a clear agenda in WPA. To apply, visit https://mwsu.edu/humanresources/jobs/index.asp

NEW! 10/17/2016

Baylor University’s School of Education ranks among the nation’s top 20 education schools located at private universities. The school's growing research portfolio complements its commitment to excellence in teaching and student mentoring. The teacher education program has earned national distinction for its innovative partnerships with local schools. Nearly 175 graduate students pursue advanced study and professional preparation in Master’s, Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Middle and Secondary Education Information and application procedures here: https://apply.interfolio.com/38612.

Baylor University’s School of Education ranks among the nation’s top 20 education schools located at private universities. The school's growing research portfolio complements its commitment to excellence in teaching and student mentoring. The teacher education program has earned national distinction for its innovative partnerships with local schools. Nearly 175 graduate students pursue advanced study and professional preparation in Master’s, Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs.

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction Information and application procedures here: https://apply.interfolio.com/38605.

Baylor University’s School of Education ranks among the nation’s top 20 education schools located at private universities. The school's growing research portfolio complements its commitment to excellence in teaching and student mentoring. The teacher education program has earned national distinction for its innovative partnerships with local schools. Nearly 175 graduate students pursue advanced study and professional preparation in Master’s, Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs.

Professor of Language, Literacy, and Social/Cultural Studies. Information and application procedures here: https://apply.interfolio.com/38582

 

Utah

NEW! 10/14/2016

Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of English-Anglophone Global Literature

Requisition Number: 10437

Department: English

Position Description:

Weber State University in Ogden, UT. has an opening for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Anglophone Global Literatures starting July 1, 2017. Renewable annually, for up to two more academic years. Possible conversion to tenure track. 4/4 teaching load.

Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature, or related field, in hand by fall 2017 required.

View details and apply online at http://jobs.weber.edu

Screening will begin November 10, 2016. Open until filled. Criminal background check required.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability


Vermont

 

Virginia

 

Virgin Islands

 

Washington

NEW!
11/28/2016 - 1/31/2017

Assistant Professor for English - Full-Time Tenure Track (2 positions)

Columbia Basin College seeks two outstanding and enthusiastic individuals to teach courses in the department of English. The instructional responsibilities of a successful candidate will include a variety of composition classes, ranging from developmental to college-transfer classes.

One position prefers expertise in English Language Learning (ELL) at the college level. The second position includes afternoon and evening classes and expertise in technical communication. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/columbiabasin/default.cfm

West Virginia

Wisconsin 

NEW!
11/9/2016 - 12/10/2016

Cellmer Chair in Secondary English Education

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a tenured Associate or Full Professor in the area of Secondary English Education. The Susan Cellmer Distinguished Chair supports an internationally known scholar of Secondary English Education with a research program focused on equitable English education, teacher education, and/or digital literacies. The successful candidate will join a strong literacy area and a collaborative and interdisciplinary faculty and will teach in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction’s secondary education program.

http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493530/cellmer-chair-in-secondary-english-education

Wyoming

  

National

NEW!

Writing Specialist

The Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre (RGASC) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a teaching-stream position as a Writing Specialist. We seek an enthusiastic and innovative instructor to coordinate academic writing programming across the curriculum and to teach academic writing. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will begin on July 1, 2017. Full details and instructions for applying can be found in the Faculty Opportunities section of the University of Toronto Careers page: http://careers.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/. The position is Job #1601323.



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