Assistant Professor – Tenure Track English Middle and Secondary Education Department of English College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Teach the equivalent of 12 hours per semester in undergraduate English courses that may include Children’s Literature, Young Adult Literature, First-Year Composition, English Grammar, Composition in the Secondary Schools and Methods of Teaching English
Advise students and mentor and observe teacher candidates
Maintain active scholarly work in the field
Serve on university, college, and department level committees
Ph.D., Ed.D., or ABD (Ph.D. by August 1, 2020) in English Education or directly related field (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university.)
Secondary area of specialization open, preferably one or more of the following: ELL, linguistics, rhetoric and composition
Experience teaching at the middle school/secondary level and/or at the college/university level as a graduate assistant, instructor or above
Knowledge of or willingness to learn national teacher preparation and accreditation standards
Demonstrated evidence of scholarly work, i.e. research and/or publications
Demonstrated strong communication skills in speaking, writing, and electronic communication
Demonstrated ability or willingness to incorporate technology into the face-to-face classroom and to teach blended, ITV and online courses
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats; and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.
ApplicationDeadline: The position is available August 1, 2020 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2019.
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the University supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.