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Assistant Professor, English Education

University of Northern Iowa
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Assistant Professor, English Education 

The University of Northern Iowa's College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences- Department of Language and Literature seeks applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of English Education to teach secondary English Education courses (undergraduate and graduate), with potential to teach General Education and other department classes, contribute to outreach efforts.
 
UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will collaborate to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.
           
Doctorate in English Education, Literacy, English or closely related field required.
 
Required qualifications include experience and evidence of excellence in teaching English Language Arts 5-12; ability to teach a range of writing and pedagogy courses; potential for growth and excellence in college-level teaching, research, publishing and professional service in secondary English Education.
 
Preference will be given to candidates with writing programs and/or community engagement experience and ability to teach undergraduate literature courses.
 
Applications received by November 26, 2018, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu/. Inquiries may be sent to Sheila Benson, search chair, at Sheila.benson@uni.edu or 319-273-2285. Pre-employment background checks required.
 
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University is a tobacco-free campus.
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