University Faculty English Education

University Faculty English Education


Requisition Number: F00380P:

Job Description:
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.

Job Duties:
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.

Required Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:


  • Ph.D. in English Education, English or a related field;
  • Evidence of effective teaching.


Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:


  • 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

Benefits Summary:
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
Close Date:
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).

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