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San José State University, California’s oldest public institution of higher learning on the southern end of San Francisco Bay, seeks to hire a cluster of three writing specialist positions for Fall 2014. Official job descriptions: Writing Program Administrator (WPA) Associate or Full Professor; STRETCH Program Coordinator Assistant or Associate Professor; Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Director Associate or Full Professor. Apply electronically via free Interfolio account: WPA; STRETCH; WAC.  Deadline: November 15, 2013.


English as a Second Language- Renewable Term
University of San Francisco

Department: Arts & Sciences
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
The Department of Rhetoric and Language at the University of San Francisco announces a position to start in August, 2014. Renewable Term Position in English as a Second Language
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:


Department of Teacher Education
Open Rank, Tenure Track faculty position – Bilingual Education and Biliteracy

CSU, San Bernardino –
Position requires an earned doctorate in bilingual education or related discipline. For a complete position announcement including qualifications and application process:
Screening begins December 6, 2013 and continues until filled.


Department of Teacher Education
Open Rank, Tenure Track faculty position – Reading/Literacy Education

CSU, San Bernardino –
Position requires an earned doctorate in reading/literacy education or related discipline. For a complete positions announcement including qualifications and application process:
Screening begins December 6, 2013 and continues until filled.


cademic Coordinator/Lecturer  
Discipline: - Digital rhetoric, multimodal rhetoric or the digital humanities
Sixth College, at UC San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.  Sixth College (, seeks an outstanding educator to serve as Associate Director for Art and Technology and to teach upper-division courses in public rhetoric and practical communication.
Applications should be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at:







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Oakton Community College seeks to fill 3 tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are seeking 3 generalists who can teach a range of college English courses, 2 with the additional qualifications to teach Composition, and 1 with additional qualifications to teach Developmental Reading and Writing. For more information about qualifications, salary, teaching load, etc., please visit, click on "employment." Applications are submitted though the website. Deadline: November 29, 2013.


College Readiness Writing Faculty
River Grove, IL
Triton College,
a comprehensive two year institution located in a near western suburb of Chicago, seeks a College Readiness Writing Faculty to join our team.
1. Master's Degree in Developmental Education with a emphasis in English or Literacy, Master's Degree in Education, or a Master's Degree in English.
1. Teaching at the community college or university level.
2. Teaching and developing online courses.


Professor of English/Director of First-Year Writing, University of Illinois at Chicago.  The position involves developing and overseeing all aspects of the First-Year Writing Program, and commitment to an ongoing research agenda.  Applicants should have experience/expertise in teaching writing and administering a writing program.  Details can be found at  Deadline 11/11/13.
Inquiries to Walter Benn Michaels Subject to availability of funding.  Women & minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE



The Purdue University College of Education invites applications for the Barbara I. Cook Chair in Literacy and Language Education. We are interested in candidates who are conducting innovative research with an emphasis on the education of English Language Learners (ELLs) and with experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in ELL.  For the full posting please follow this link: 



Full-Time Assistant Professor of English and Modern Languages.
Terminal degree in Curriculum and Instruction required by 8/2014.  Minimum of 3 years teaching experience.
Teach 7 undergraduate courses per year between Fall, Winter, May terms.
Send letter of interest, vita, statement of how your teaching and services will support the mission of the college, transcripts, 3 references to  For more information, please visit


Coe College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Rhetoric with responsibility for coordinating the College's Writing Across the Curriculum program, beginning fall 2014. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarship and professional development, expertise in composition theory, and familiarity with writing program administration. Ph.D. in Composition Studies, Rhetoric, or a closely related field by August 2014 is required. For more information, please see


Grand View University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Education for Fall 2014.  Ph.D. or Ed.D. required. All but dissertation (ABD) will be considered. Candidates must be able to teach courses in middle or high school methods and a content-area methods such as English Language Arts, Science and/or Mathematics in addition to at least one of the following: Human Relations, Serving Diverse Learners, and Urban Education.  For more details/application:









English/Writing Lab Coordinator
Anticipated Faculty Vacancy

The University of Maine at Augusta ( is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time tenure-track English/Writing Lab Coordinator to direct the writing center on the Augusta campus.  The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching two courses per semester and directing all activities of the writing center. Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should visit the University’s web site at for additional information.  EEO/AA employer. 







Northern Michigan University, Developmental Literacy (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)
Position requires excellence in the teaching of developmental literacy courses and excellence in preparing students to teach developmental literacy courses.  Doctorate preferred; candidates with an M.A. or M.S. in English or Education with credentials in postsecondary literacy will be considered if they have extensive practical experience and a strong portfolio of publications in peer-reviewed journals.  For more information or to apply, visit  Posted until December 1.







Assistant or Associate Professor of Education – Reading
The Department of Education at William Jewell College seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate level to begin August 2014.  The successful candidate must believe passionately in learning centered instruction, demonstrate facility with the latest teaching technologies and enthusiastically embrace innovations in teaching and learning.   For details or to apply, please visit





Hastings College seeks Assistant Professor of English.  PhD. preferred (ABD considered).  Full-time tenure-track position in rhetoric/composition.  Experience with leaning centers, basic writing, and writing across the curriculum desired.  Review of materials will begin on January 6, 2014. To find out more about Hastings College and how to apply for this position please visit our website at  EOE.




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Assistant Professors, Special Education (2 Positions)
SUNY College at Plattsburgh Branch Campus

Queensbury, NY
For position details and application process, visit and select “View Current Openings”
SUNY College at Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

SUNY Plattsburgh is seeking two dynamic, collaborative educators at the Assistant Professor level effect August 2014.  Requirements include: a Doctoral degree in Education or related field at time of appointment; Master's degree in Special Education; minimum three years of public school (or equivalent) P-12 teaching experience, etc. Additional position information can be found here: Initial Review will occur on November 15, 2013 and position is open until filled.


Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Literacy, beginning August, 2014, in the Department of Language, Learning and Leadership, SUNY Fredonia, to teach courses in Literacy Education, including field-based responsibilities.  Earned doctorate in Literacy or closely related field by Aug 2014 and P-12 teaching experience required. For complete vacancy announcement, position requirements, qualifications, and to apply, please visit and click on Employment at the bottom of the page.


$125,000 Salary for Master Middle School Teachers
Earn a $125,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (TEP)
Charter School. TEP is a 480-student 5th through 8th grade middle school in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City.  
For more information, click here:
Open Positions:, English Language Arts Teacher… Social Studies Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Mathematics Teacher, Science Teacher, Physical Education Teacher & Music Teacher


Indexer, MLA International Bibliography
Under the supervision of the director of bibliographic information services, indexes, edits, and proofreads materials on the teaching of literature and rhetoric and composition for the MLA International Bibliography. Advises staff on matters related to thesauri and periodicals in these areas. Applicants should submit an initial letter of application and CV online at this link:


Literacy/Elementary Education Assistant/Associate Professor
The Education Studies Department of Skidmore College,
a selective liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Literacy Education to begin September 1, 2014. The position requires teaching five courses an academic year and advising undergraduate students within an innovative Education Studies major leading to New York state certification (1-6). To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online at:


English Department at SUNY New Paltz
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing-Fiction, beginning Fall 2014

Teach undergraduate creative writing; publish and direct creative work; help establish graduate writing program
M.F.A. or Ph.D.
Novel or short story collection (national or university press).
Letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, two chapters from  novel or two stories from collection to:
Search F13-21 on all materials submitted.


Full-Time, Tenure-track Faculty Digital Rhetoric and Writing at FIT
The English and Speech Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY seeks a full-time writing specialist with expertise in digital writing and digital culture. The successful candidate should have a scholarly background in digital writing, digital literacy, writing across media, traditional and visual rhetoric, and experience teaching students using emerging media and innovative technologies. For more details and to apply, please visit


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University of Cincinnati. Composition and Rhetoric. Assistant to Advanced Assistant Professor. Area of specialization is open; however, candidates willing to serve eventually as writing program administrator strongly preferred. We seek an active scholar with interest in contributing to a Rhetoric and Composition doctoral program and experience in some form of writing program administration. For full ad, visit (job number 213UC5936). Cover letter and cv due by Nov. 15.    








The Department of Developmental Instruction at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track, writing positions, at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, service, diversity, and continuing professional development.
Position (AA) Number: 03-3-57 / 03-3-58
Job Title/Rank: Assistant Professor.
Date of Appointment: Fall 2014
For complete job description visit


Assistant Professor, 18th Century British Literature
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
invites applications for a tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor beginning August, 2014.  We seek a specialist in British literature of the long eighteenth century to teach in the undergraduate major and the Graduate Program in Literature and Criticism.  Visit for  full position description and application instructions. IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V and member of the State System of Higher Education.    


Assistant Professor, Composition Studies        
The English Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment for an Assistant Professor beginning August 2014. We seek a teacher-scholar in Composition Studies to teach in the undergraduate major and the Graduate Program in Composition and TESOL.  Visit for  full position description and application instructions. IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V and a member of the State System of Higher Education.


Assistant Professor, English/Writing Studies
The English Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
invites applications for a tenure-track appointment for an Assistant Professor to begin August 2014.  We seek a teacher-scholar with demonstrated commitment to composition or closely related fields who will contribute to our growing undergraduate Writing Studies Track. Visit for  full position description, application instructions.  IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V and a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. 


Juniata College invites applications for a tenure track position in teacher education available August 2014.  The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence, teacher preparation, and liberal arts education.  Accomplishments include a strong record of teaching effectiveness in secondary schools, 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.  
For more information, and to apply, visit

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Department of English, Francis Marion University
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: English Education
Doctorate in English, English Education, or closely related field. Teaching experience in a secondary school setting and experience teaching first-year writing required.
For information regarding qualifications and application process:
Screening begins October 15 and continues until position is filled.
For additional information about Francis Marion University:


Department of English, Francis Marion University
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Rhetoric and Composition

Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition by August 2014.  Experience with writing program administration and teaching first-year and business writing.
For information regarding qualifications and application process:
Screening begins October 15 and continues until position is filled.
For additional information about Francis Marion University:


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Upper School English Teacher at The Hockaday School, Dallas, TX
Full-time position SY 2014-2015

an advanced degree in English or the Humanities; experience teaching a range of levels in Upper School English; familiarity with contemporary composition theory, and twenty-first century forms of literacy; an understanding of the pedagogies of the writing workshop, with experience in a writing center a plus.
Full job description,





Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Department of Education, University of Vermont

Applicants must have an earned doctorate (no later than Spring 2014) in elementary education, teacher education, or a related area, with a focus on one or more of the following areas: literacy education, science education, and/or math education. Responsibilities include research, service, and teaching. For additional information, see, posting # 0041008. Review of applications begins 11/15/13. AA/EO



Christopher Newport University Department of English invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in Rhetoric and Composition, effective 8/18/14 teaching primarily lower and upper-level writing courses and contributing to ongoing development of curriculum and composition courses.  Candidates specializing in creative writing, composition pedagogy for teachers, and/or writing for civic engagement preferred.  Ph.D. in English required for Assistant Professor rank.  ABDs considered for Instructor rank (non-tenure-track).  See (Search #8498) Deadline: 11/15/13. EOE


The Department of Teaching and Learning in the School of Education announces the availability of a tenure-track position in Secondary English Education. A successful applicant will demonstrate potential in research in English education and graduate level teaching and advising. This is an academic year position. Date of appointment will be August 10, 2014. Applications must be submitted online at Search for Working Title: English Education or Posting Number TR0130106.





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American University of Kuwait
English (Position Code No. 13-501- CCCC 10): Open rank, Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or Linguistics strongly preferred.
Candidates will be committed to excellence in teaching and scholarly research for non-tenure track positions in English.  Primary teaching responsibilities are teaching undergraduate writing courses such as Freshman Composition, Research Writing, and Public Speaking to a diverse student body. Successful candidates will have a minimum of three years’ experience teaching college-level writing.


International English Teacher in Taiwan
Prestigious university affiliated middle and high school
is seeking qualified and certified English teachers for at least a two year commitment to teach abroad in Taiwan.
Candidates must have a current English teaching US state certification. Preferably have 2 years English teaching experience and Masters degree in English Education.
Currently accepting applications for Fall 2014.
Please refer to our website for information:



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