Assistant Professor of English Education, Tenure-Track
Arizona State University, Tempe Campus
Arizona State University is a large research university, uniquely situated across four campuses in the urban Southwest, serving students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Heralded as a model for the “New American University,” ASU is committed to “excellence, access and impact” and dedicated to meeting the needs of all our surrounding communities. With all the amenities of a large metropolitan area and advantages of a large university, ASU still prides itself on also providing for the individual needs of every student.
We seek a colleague at the assistant professor rank to join our work and contribute to our new PhD program in English education.
- Earned doctorate prior to appointment for fall 2013 in English education, language and literacy studies, or related field
- Expertise in the teaching of secondary reading or adolescent literacy
- Evidence of three or more years of successful secondary school teaching
- A record of or potential for conducting educational research and scholarly writing
- Evidence of and commitment to culturally sustaining pedagogy in teaching and research
- Experience in training, supervising, or researching secondary reading coaches
- Experience in teaching and research with ethnically and linguistically diverse student populations
- Experience in supervising student teachers
- High potential for external funding
- College teaching and/or demonstrated leadership with in-service teachers
- Expertise in one or more of our teaching areas which include media literacy and instructional pedagogy, critical perspectives on English education, the teaching of secondary reading, young adult literature, the teaching of secondary composition, the teaching of language, and research in English education
Teaching load is 2/2 for tenure-track faculty with a significant research agenda. One semester of leave is provided to junior faculty to support research and publication. Teaching opportunities are at undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. levels. The appointment will be in the Department of English, which collaborates with the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
Applicants must submit materials electronically to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/ASU/English, including the following materials:
- Letter of inquiry including general qualifications
- Curriculum vitae
- Two samples of relevant research based writing
- Three letters of recommendation
Applications are due on Monday, October 22, 2012, and every Monday thereafter until the search is closed. Only AcademicJobsOnline submissions will be accepted (no faxes or emails accepted). A background check is required for employment. AA/EOE. Funding for position is pending.
Please contact James Blasingame, 480 965 6074 or James.Blasingame@asu.edu for further information or questions.