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Assistant Professor of Education (Secondary English Language Arts)

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Please attach a letter of interest, transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three email addresses to request letters of reference.

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Position Details

Title Assistant Professor of Education (Secondary English Language Arts)
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Southeast School of Education
Position Summary

The School of Education invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor to teach undergraduate and graduate English Language Arts Methods, Secondary Reading Methods and other Secondary Education courses beginning August 2018.

IU Southeast is one of eight student centered campuses of Indiana University. Located in New Albany, about 15 minutes from Louisville, Kentucky, the community engaged campus has approximately 6000 students. The campus is committed to a student-centered learning environment and actively supports students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.

To apply, go to The review of applicants will begin on February 15 and continue until the position is filled.
Consistent with the University’s commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Basic Qualifications

Qualifications include:
• Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Education from an accredited university (must have completed doctoral degree by August 2018).
• Significant course work and experience in English/Language Arts and a strong research interest and background.
• At least three years of teaching experience in English Language Arts at the middle school or high school level.
• Have or be eligible for a current license/certification in English Language Arts.
• Demonstrate leadership skills.
• Demonstrate excellence in Secondary English Language education.
• Demonstrate a wide range of technology skills in teaching and in application to P-12 learning.
• Demonstrate familiarity with the National Writing Project.
Preference will be given to candidates who:
• Understand and have had experience with the implementation of the National Writing Project.
• Have additional coursework and/or experience in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, Multicultural Education, and AP English training.
• Demonstrate excellence in teaching at the university level or with adult learners.
• Demonstrate proficiency in delivering courses through hybrid, online and face-to-face strategies.
• Have teaching experience with culturally and linguistically diverse students.
• Possess teaching experience in the United States.
• Demonstrate experience in collaboration with schools and community agencies.
• Demonstrate service to the community.
• Demonstrate membership and participation in professional organizations.
In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, the position duties include: advising Secondary English Language Arts candidates and liaison responsibilities with partnership schools; supervising candidates in field and clinical work; actively participating in the School of Education and University activities (planning, curriculum development, assessment design and data collection for CAEP, and committee work); facilitating personal and student scholarly work; and building partnerships with secondary level schools.

Department Contact for Questions

for any questions please contact James Hollenbeck, Chair of Search Committee

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Assistant Professor
Special Instructions

Please attach a letter of interest, transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three email addresses to request letters of reference.

For Best Consideration Date
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # SE-17-30 & 13

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Evidence of Teaching Ability
Optional Documents
  1. Other
  2. Other 2