- Weber State University
- Location details
- Ogden, UT
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- English education
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
University Faculty English Education
Requisition Number: F00380P:
The department of English Language and Literature at Weber State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English Education who will prepare preservice teachers to effectively teach in secondary settings through equitable and inclusive classroom practices that sustain and affirm K-12 students' identities and lived experiences. We invite candidates with expertise in one or more areas of English Education, including but not limited to: Latinx education, trauma-informed education, critical youth studies, queer studies, children's and young adult literature, and media or digital literacy.
The expected start date for this position is July 1, 2024.
Expectations for this position include teaching undergraduate courses from first-year composition to upper division and graduate courses; engaging in research; providing service to the department, college, and university; and a demonstrated commitment to student success. The teaching load is typically four (4) courses per semester. The position is salaried and includes a generous benefits package.
- Ph.D. in English Education, English or a related field;
- Evidence of effective teaching.
- Two or more years teaching in secondary schools;
- Experience collaborating with local area schools and various nonprofit youth and community organizations that support K-12 students, teachers, and stakeholders;
- Experience teaching online and face-to-face.
Background Check? Yes
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 10/19/2023
Open Until Filled: Yes
Notes to Applicants:
If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. The position comes with a generous benefits package.
To apply, please complete the online application and attach:
- Cover letter;
- Curriculum Vitae;
- Teaching Philosophy;
- Syllabus for an upper-division English teaching methods course in the area of writing instruction, young adult literature, language and literacy, or relevant area of expertise;
- Contact information for three professional references.
Screening of applications will begin January 12, 2024. The position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
Physical Activity of this position: Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.
Physical Requirements of this position: Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.
Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.
The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
To apply, visit https://jobs.weber.edu/postings/21170
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