Assistant Professor, English Education

Job description

Job Category: Faculty
Type of Position: Tenure-Track
Full Consideration Date: Monday, November 26, 2018
Advertising Started on: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
College: College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences
Department: Languages & Literatures


Salary: $52,000.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status: Full Time
Service Schedule: Academic Year
Position Description: The University of Northern Iowa's College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences- Department of Language and Literature seeks applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of English Education to teach secondary English Education courses (undergraduate and graduate), with potential to teach General Education and other department classes, contribute to outreach efforts.

UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will collaborate to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.
Education Requirements: Doctorate in English Education, Literacy, English or closely related field required.
Required Qualification: Required qualifications include experience and evidence of excellence in teaching English Language Arts 5-12; ability to teach a range of writing and pedagogy courses; potential for growth and excellence in college-level teaching, research, publishing and professional service in secondary English Education.
Desirable Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with writing programs and/or community engagement experience and ability to teach undergraduate literature courses.

Online Application Required Documents

Required Documents: Curriculum Vita
Professional References: Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Letters of recommendation are required for this position.
Number of References: 3
Cover Letter: A plain text cover letter is required.

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact Information

Attention: Your curriculum vita should not be sent to the contact below. The curriculum vita will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Contact: Sheila Benson - [email protected]
Bartlett Hall 2019
Phone: 319-273-2285
Department URL:

Professional References: Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Letters of recommendation are required for this position.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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Posted: 11/8/2018
Application Due: 12/28/2018
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