Assistant Professor - Languages & Literature - English Education

Position Summary:


The Department of Languages and Literature at Austin Peay State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English Education. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2021.


Salary is competitive and commensurate with academic preparation and experience.


Required Qualifications:


  • Doctoral degree in English or a field related to English Education (for example, Literacy Studies, Curriculum and Instruction, or Language Arts) required.
  • ABD will be considered if all requirements are met by date of hire.
  • Preference given to candidates with teacher licensure and high school teaching experience.
  • Documented evidence of high quality professional productivity that may lead to national recognition in the academic discipline, and/or consonant with the goals of the University and of the academic unit to which the faculty member belongs.
  • Documented evidence of ability in academic assignment and/or scholarly and creative achievement, and/or professional contributions and activities.
  • Evidence of good character, mature attitude, and professional integrity.
  • A background search will be required of the successful applicant.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Each applicant must include a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for three references, one of which must be from your most recent or current employer, with your application materials. Many people add this to the end of the CV/Resume.


Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.


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