Assistant Professor, Director of English Education

The Department of English at Missouri State University (in Springfield, Missouri) invites applications for the position of Director of English Education at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2019. Duties of the position include overseeing the English Education program (BSEd and MSEd), coordinating with the College of Education and area schools, participating in program assessment, advising students, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Ph.D. in English, English Education, or closely related field by August 15, 2019; evidence of successful college/university teaching and active research agenda; at least three years of successful English/Language Arts teaching experience at the secondary level; expertise to teach graduate and undergraduate secondary English methods, literature, and writing courses; and demonstrated competency in culturally responsive pedagogy.

Applications for the position must be submitted online through the following link:

As part of the application, candidates will be required to submit a Cover Letter, a Sample Syllabi, Unofficial Transcripts, and three Letters of Reference. Optional documents the candidate is invited to submit are a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Statement of Research Interest, Certificates, and Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness.

The review of application begins November 19, 2018, and may continue until the position is filled.

Employment will require background check at University expense. About Missouri State University Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive university system with a mission in public affairs. Our purpose is to develop educated persons with a focus on ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement. We are the second largest university in the state serving 24,000 students, including 1,500 international students. This position is located on our main campus in Springfield, Missouri, the third largest metropolitan area in the state.

Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity employer and institution. We encourage applications from all interested minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and sexual orientation/gender identity.