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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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The University of Connecticut, Storrs, invites applicants for a full time position (open rank) to pursue an opportunity designed to address educational equity, achievement, and reform.  Our goal is to create a cluster to research and affect student achievement, instructional practices, and systems in under-performing schools.  Requirements include a doctorate with an emphasis in reading/writing/literacy and responsibilities include teaching and collaborating with other researchers on projects involving multiple disciplines.  For complete information, please visit



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Lake Forest Academy is considering candidates for the newly created Dr. Ray Bird Master Chair in English.  The recipient of the Bird Master Chair will have demonstrated, during an extensive career as an English instructor, the skills, scholarship, rigor, dedication, and enthusiasm of a master teacher.  Minimum requirements for the position include ten years of teaching experience and an advanced degree in English.  For more information and to complete an application, go to


The Department of Curriculum and Instruction seeks candidates for a Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, non-tenure track appointment in Reading Education with a focus on effective strategies for working with struggling readers from diverse backgrounds, including English language learners. Preference will be given to candidates with substantial grounding in the research and literature related to the cognitive, linguistic, and psychometric factors affecting reading acquisition, assessment, and instruction. Starting date is August 16, 2013. For more information:



Lincoln Land Community College is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in English beginning fall semester of 2013.  Duties will include teaching 15 contact hours per semester.  Candidates should hold at least a Master’s Degree with 18 graduate hours of concentration in composition pedagogy, including developmental composition theory and practice. Starting salary will be between $40,003 and $67,432. Interested applicants need to apply online at no later than January 11, 2013.



The English Program at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, Indiana, seeks candidates for a tenure-track Advanced Assistant Professor of English (Composition & Rhetoric) beginning fall semester 2013. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of writing courses at all levels, curriculum development, student advising, active scholarship, continuing professional development, and service to the program and the University, including Writing Program Administration.  For more information and how to apply go to



















The Massachusetts Institute of Technology seeks a Lecturer in English Language Studies to teach academic writing and speaking. Minimum of a Master’s degree in teaching English as a second language (TESL), second language acquisition, rhetoric and composition with a specialization in ESL/ELL, or a related field. M.I.T. is an affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups. Application deadline: March 01, 2013, For complete information, please visit:


Berklee College of Music is seeking applicants for the Chair, Liberal Arts Department. The Department offers an innovative Liberal Arts Program that includes courses and minors in the humanities, social sciences, mathematics, and natural sciences. Reporting to the Dean of the Professional Education Division, the Chair will serve as the academic/administrative leader of the Department. This is a 12-month administrative position with renewable contract.
Additional information including application instructions can be found at:



Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Reading/Language Arts and Literacy Education Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
The Department of Reading and Language Arts is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of literacy education. To apply for this position, please go to and complete the on-line application process.


Northern Michigan University, Developmental English/Reading (Assistant Professor, tenure-track) beginning Fall 2013.  Specialty in developmental reading and/or literacy required; secondary areas in composition and TESL/TEFL desirable.  Doctorate preferred; candidates with an M.A. or M.S. in English or Education with emphasis in reading will be considered if they have extensive practical experience and/or a portfolio of publications in peer-reviewed journals.  For more information or to apply, visit  Posted until January 6, 2013.


Delta College located in mid-Michigan has an opening for a full-time, tenure-track English Instructor to begin in the Fall semester, 2013.
Required qualifications:
     1. Masters degree in English or related field (i.e. Reading, Fine Arts Writing, Linguistics,
         etc.) required. Significant coursework in Writing and/or Reading required.
     2. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply, visit:




The Blake School is looking for a creative and experienced educator to serve as the PK-12 English Language Arts Department Chair for the 2013-2014 school year. Candidates should have a deep understanding of teaching and learning, be well versed in research findings, and have experience working with a variety of grade levels. Department Chairs will work closely with divisional leaders at all grade levels, and report directly to the Assistant Head of School. Visit











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Full Time Position Available
Assistant Professor/Instructor of Reading/Critical Thinking/Writing in First-Year (FRST) Studies program
Tenure Track, beginning September 1, 2013
Click Employment at for more details.
Stockton is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit  Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager, at 609-652-4384. 


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Job Number: AA#03-2-124
The Department of Developmental Instruction is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Reading Instructor beginning Fall 2013. Completed requirements for a Ph.D. or Ed.D. prior to August 24, 2013, in Reading, Literacy, Developmental Education, Adult Education or related field.  Three years experience in teaching reading at secondary and/or college level. Application deadline for full consideration is January 25, 2013.
View job description and application procedure:  AA/EEO Employer.


Juniata College invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in teacher education available August 2013.  The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence, teacher preparation, and liberal arts education.  Accomplishments include a strong record of teaching effectiveness and scholarship, a commitment to program development and inclusive teacher education programs, and a desire to contribute to the Education Department and overall life of the College.  To apply, please visit 


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The University of Texas at El Paso Department of English: Assistant Professor, tenure-track, beginning September 1, 2013, specializing in English Education/Literacy Education with expertise in elementary, middle school, and/or secondary English Language Arts pedagogy.   Responsibilities include conducting an active research agenda and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses including but not limited to children’s literature, writing processes of children, new and multimodal literacies, teaching methodology, grammar, and young adult literature. Additional information is available at







2013 Diversity Hiring Fair!
The Potomac School and Eastern Educational Resource Collaborative (EastEd) will be hosting the 2nd Annual Diversity Hiring Fair on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Road, McLean VA 22101.  The Fair is for all teachers and administrators interested in careers with Independent Schools. 
For more information and to register, please visit us at




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