Assistant Professor of English

Kennesaw, GA
Jul 07, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor of English

Education Department of English

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor English Education faculty position in the Department of English.

Position Responsibilities:

Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for one nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor position of English Education in the Department of English, beginning August 2018. Ideal candidates will have successful experience in secondary school teaching, student teaching supervision, and instruction of English education methodology courses. Additionally, ideal candidates will have expertise in linguistics instruction in secondary English classrooms, new literacies (including media literacy, online/digital technologies, and technology integration in the classroom), graduate-level instruction, assessment (both candidate assessment and program-level assessment), and an established interest in global initiatives and diversity in English education. National Writing Project experience is a plus. Faculty at Kennesaw State University teach in a variety of classroom environments including face-to-face, online, and hybrid.

Commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in KSU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Department wishes to provide an inclusive learning environment to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. Candidates are, therefore, encouraged to address in their application how they can contribute to the diversity of the community.

For a detailed description of the university, college, and department, please visit our home page at These positions are contingent upon budgetary allocation.

Required Education, qualifications, and experience:

An earned doctorate in English Education or a closely related field, or its foreign equivalent, is required. ABD will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be completed at the time of employment. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered. Ideal candidates will have successful experience in secondary school teaching, student teaching supervision, and instruction of English education methodology courses.

The Department of English at Kennesaw State University is committed to excellent teaching, scholarship, and service to the university and community. With a diverse faculty engaged in a variety of research approaches, the department models and promotes scholarship that honors humanistic traditions while making a range of contributions to university and civic life. The Department of English offers a variety of degrees such as Bachelors of Arts in English, Bachelors of Science in English Education, and Master of Arts in Professional Writing. The Department also offer minors such as Language and Literary Studies and Film Studies.

For more information about the Department of English at Kennesaw State University, visit our website at

To learn more about College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Kennesaw State University, visit our website at

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Georgia is an Open Records state.


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