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Tenure Track 9-month position as an Assistant Professor in English/Language Arts Education
Auburn University

Date Posted Sep. 19, 2022
Title Tenure Track 9-month position as an Assistant Professor in English/Language Arts Education
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Curriculum & Teaching
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • English Education
    Education - General

Job Description Summary

The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the Secondary English Education Program. The candidate will be expected to create teaching and learning opportunities that:

1. Support development of content and pedagogical knowledge in English Education that aligns with instruction at the middle/high school level.
2. Foster the development of dispositions for teaching.
3. Facilitate the capacity to work with diverse communities, including with English language learners, by demonstrating a commitment to understanding and addressing issues of equity and diversity related to English and Language Arts Education.

Other responsibilities include supervision of field experiences; educational outreach; professional service; and collaboration with faculty to revise course content as necessary. All classes and field experiences are conducted face-to-face on the Auburn University campus and in local schools.

Minimum Qualifications

Applications must have or demonstrate:
• An earned doctorate degree in English/Language Arts Education (or an equivalent field) from an accredited institution at the time employment begins
• A minimum of three years of full-time classroom teaching experience in English/Language Arts at the middle and/or high school level
• Research experience in English/Language Arts education
• An ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in English/Language Arts with a commitment to equity and diversity
• An ability to collaborate with local school administrations, teachers, students, and community members.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include:
• Evidence of a professional commitment toward equity-based and justice-oriented teaching, scholarship, and outreach
• Experience obtaining external funding to support teaching and scholarship
• Experience teaching English/Language Arts teaching methods
• Experience supervising student teaching interns
• Active participation in the National Council of the Teachers of English
• Extensive classroom experience teaching English/Language Arts in diverse settings.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must apply for the position electronically through Please attach the letter of application, vita/resume, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three references. Applicants may also include a professional writing sample. Candidate selection for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Complete applications received by October 14, 2022 will receive full consideration of the search committee. For additional inquiries, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Mike Cook (

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