Assistant Professor of English in English Education

The English Department at Eastern Illinois University invites applications for a tenure-track position in English Education at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will teach secondary level methods courses in our award-winning English Language Arts teacher certification program, general education courses including first-year writing, and other undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in an area of additional specialization. We seek candidates with demonstrated ability, interest and promise in research or creative activity and publication in any area of English Studies.

A doctorate in English Education or related area is required by time of appointment. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required. Experience teaching at the secondary level is preferred. All areas of secondary specialization are welcome, but preferred areas include young adult and/or children’s literature, composition and rhetoric, or professional writing.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation. Send application materials to Search Committee Chair Melissa Ames via Interfolio at For questions regarding this search, please contact Angela Vietto, Department Chair, at Review of applications will begin Nov. 4, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.

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