Assistant Professor of English and English Education

Job description

Assistant Professor of English and English Education

Department of English

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of English and English Education faculty position in the Department of English to begin August 2021.

The successful applicant will have documented evidence of teaching excellence and will maintain a productive research program that can successfully compete for external funding. Strong scholarship, along with a commitment to excellence in teaching and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at KSU. Faculty in the Department teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.

This nine-month tenure track position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teaching undergraduate courses in the English Education B.S. program in face-to-face, hybrid, and online modalities
  • Service to the department, college, university, and/or professional community
  • A consistent schedule of scholarship/research activity and productivity 

Required Qualifications Include:

  • An earned Doctorate in English Education or a closely related field, or the foreign equivalent is required. ABD will be considered; however, degree must be earned before start date.

Ideal candidates will have successful experience in secondary school teaching, student teaching supervision, and instruction of English education methodology courses. Ideal candidates will also have expertise in

  • new literacies (including media literacy, online/digital technologies, and technology integration in the classroom)
  • linguistics instruction in secondary English classrooms
  • graduate-level instruction
  • assessment (both candidate assessment and program-level assessment)
  • diversity and inclusion in English education.

National Writing Project experience is a plus.

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 number of doctoral programs. 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.




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 10/26/2020
Application Due: 12/25/2020
Work Type: