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Assistant Professor of English Education/Tenure Track

Company:
Northern Michigan University
Job Location:
Marquette, Michigan
Category:
Teacher Education
Position Title: Assistant Professor of English Education/Tenure Track
Department: English
Term of Assignment: Tenure Track
Term End Date, If Applicable:
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule:
Salary: Competitive
Travel: Less than 10%

Brief Statement of Duties
The English Department at Northern Michigan University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English Education. This is a tenure track, campus-based position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2022. The English Department, with approximately 100 members, including full-time, contingent, adjunct, and graduate teaching assistants, is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences. The department offers a BA, BS, MA, MFA, and Graduate Certificate in TESOL.

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach a 3/3 load comprised of primarily undergraduate English content and pedagogy courses (e.g., Secondary English Methods, Teaching of Writing, Teaching of the English Language, Teaching of Literature, Literature for Young Adults); participating in all matters related to accreditation and advising of the English Education program; and directly supervising student teachers in English Education in a two-state area. Maintain an active research agenda within the discipline and contribute to advising and service to the department and university. This is a campus-based position.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree

Discipline / Degree Area: English Education or closely related field

Required Specialized Training/Certifications:

Required Minimum Work Experience:
  • Doctorate in English Education or closely related field granted by August 15, 2022.
  • Evidence of a recent, current, renewable, or lifetime teaching certificate, from an accredited education program/board, in middle or secondary education.
  • Evidence of strong scholarship or scholarly potential in English Education or a closely related field.
  • At least three years of successful full-time teaching at the middle or secondary level.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties:
  • Ability to work in close relationship with the School of Education coupled with a strong commitment to the Secondary English Education Program, to the English Department, and to the public schools of Michigan and Wisconsin.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively.
  • Commitment to learners of all abilities and backgrounds.
  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to innovative and effective pedagogies.
  • Experience with integrating technology, digital resources, and learning management systems into one's pedagogy.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
  • Evidence of teaching excellence in English Education methods courses at the college or university level.
  • Experience with supervision of field experience and/or program administration in English Education.
  • Experience teaching literature for young adults.
  • Ability to teach courses in NMU’s undergraduate General Education program (e.g., first-year composition, Good Books, film, mythology, academic literacy and study, introduction to gender and sexuality studies, etc.).
  • Evidence of participation in assessment practices across course, department, and university levels.
Other
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts and a sample of scholarly writing, which will be uploaded to the teaching philosophy field.

Contact Information:
Kia Richmond, Chair - krichmon@nmu.edu


Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.
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