Current Opportunities



Assistant Professor-NT, Literacy, Reading and/or Bilingual/Multilingual Education or Policy-GSE

University of California, Berkeley

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University of California, Berkeley is recruiting for an Assistant Professor in the area of Literacy, Reading and/or Bilingual/Multilingual Education or Policy, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to . This recruitment will close at 11:59 pm (Pacific Time) on October 28, 2019. For questions, please contact Lani Hunt at UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.



Assistant Professor Tenure Track Position In Critical Approaches to Language and Literacy

University of California, Riverside

The Graduate School of Education (GSOE) at UC Riverside is seeking an outstanding scholar of Language and Literacy, who employs critical research and teaching through a lens of, or at the intersections of race, gender, class, culture, ethnicity, immigration status. We invite applications for a tenure-track (Assistant Professor) position in this area. The position will commence on July 1, 2020.

To apply:


Assistant Professor/English Education (Tenure-Track)

San Jose State University

The Department of English and Comparative Literature at San Jose State University seeks an Assistant Professor of English Education to begin August 13, 2020.

Applications must be received by November 5, 2019. Submit to:



Tenure-Track Writing Center Director/ Assistant Professor in the Writing Program

Soka University of America, Orange County

We seek a colleague who will serve a dual position as Director of the Writing Center and as faculty member in the Writing Program. Our ideal candidate will be an outstanding scholar, teacher, and Writing Center administrator with a strong background in Composition and Rhetoric, preferably with research interests and scholarship in Writing Center theory and practice; a strong commitment to a Writing Center as an academic resource for writing and multi-modal communication for students and faculty; a passion for undergraduate teaching; experience in teaching and advising students of diverse backgrounds; the ability to work well with faculty across the university; an interest in cultivating connections among the Writing Center, the Writing Program, and other SUA academic programs; and a continuing program of scholarly activity.

All materials must be received by November 15, 2019.

Please apply by clicking on this link:  



Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition with Specialization in Rhetorics of Science and/or Rhetorics of the Environment

Soka University of America, Orange County

The Writing Program at Soka University of American seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar in writing studies, literacy and/or rhetoric at the rank of assistant professor. The ideal candidate will have an interdisciplinary profile, be able to mentor students across the all five of our Liberal Arts concentrations, and teach at least 1 course per year in our General Education curriculum. We welcome applications from candidates with a PhD in Rhetoric & Composition, English, or related fields. We are especially interested in scholars doing innovative work as researchers and teachers in interdisciplinary areas like rhetorics of science and/or rhetorics of the environment.

All materials must be received by November 15, 2019.

Please apply by clicking on this link:




Associate/Full Professor, Rhetoric

Yale, New Haven, CT

The Department of English Language and Literature at Yale University seeks to hire a tenured associate or full professor whose research bridges the history of the English language, rhetoric, and the teaching of writing, bringing historical or theoretical approaches to these core fields of inquiry in English studies.

Applicants should review the full description and submit a cover letter and CV online at

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019.





Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in English Education

University of Delaware

The University of Delaware seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor for the English Education program, a position focused on the preparation of future secondary English teachers. We welcome applicants with a strong research agenda in equity-oriented English education and are open to a wide variety of theoretical and methodological approaches. Successful candidates must possess a doctorate in English Education or Education and have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching as well as a commitment to and experience in promoting diversity, fostering equity, and engaging with critical frameworks in education. Review of applications will begin on October 20, 2019. Please apply by clicking on this link:




Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center

University of Illinois at Chicago

The Department of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center, beginning August 16, 2020. In addition to demonstrated expertise in Composition Studies, the successful applicant will demonstrate a research agenda of substantial promise, the ability to take on a lead administrative role, and a commitment to participating in the intellectual life of the department.




Assistant Professor of English Education (Tenure-Track)

Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI

The English Department at Northern Michigan University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English Education. This tenure track, campus-based position will begin in August, 2020. The English department, Housed in the College of arts and Sciences, offers a BA, BS, MA, MFA, and Graduate Certificate in TESOL.

For a complete listing of Duties and responsibilities, Minimum qualifications, KSA’s and how to apply, please visit




Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Reading and Literacy, School of Education

University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN

The School of Education at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Teacher Education specializing in Reading/Literacy Education. We actively seek to attract, retain and develop faculty, and students from all backgrounds to enhance the diversity of our learning community. Applicants interested in working with teacher education faculty in a collaborative, creative environment should apply here.

8/5/2019 – 11/29/2019

Gustavus Adolphus College — full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Literacy (or Associate Professor with appropriate qualifications) in the Department of Education

This position would begin September 1, 2020. Depending on preparation and interest, the successful candidate may also be appointed as department chair and additional endowed term appointment as the Grace and Bertil Pehrson Professor of Education, which includes an annual stipend and professional development funds.



University of Missouri-Kansas City, Part-Time Graduate Writing Specialist

The Graduate Writing Specialist will support the writing needs of the graduate students enrolled at UMKC, including on-campus as well as distance education students. The teacher-researcher filling this position will utilize their excellent communication and collaboration skills to support UMKC’s graduate writing community through both administrative responsibilities and working directly with graduate students.

For more information and to apply, visit

New Mexico


Assistant Professor, Critical Composition and Writing Studies

The English Department at New Mexico State University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in Critical Composition and Writing Studies, to contribute to BA, MA, and PhD programs in Rhetoric and Professional Communication. Required: PhD in Composition or closely related field required by August 2020; record of publication commensurate with experience; 3+ years teaching experience. Ideal applicants will have potential to serve as Writing Program Administrator in future.

Apply online by Nov. 12: EO/AA employer.


North Carolina 


ENGLISH Writing and Rhetoric

Elon University, Elon, NC

ENGLISH Writing and Rhetoric. Elon University invites applications for two separate positions in the English department beginning mid-August 2020: a tenure-track assistant professor and a lecturer, both with a focus on writing and rhetorical studies, including first-year writing and professional writing. Requirements: Degree in Writing and Rhetoric, Professional Communication, or a related area. Application materials must be received by November 15, 2019, to be assured of consideration.

Application materials must be received by November 15, 2019, to be assured of consideration.

Learn more at




Assistant Professor(tenure-track), Literacy Education
Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio

The Education Department at Ohio Wesleyan University seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Literacy Education. The successful candidate will teach six credit hours or the equivalent per year; responsibilities include teaching Secondary Content Area Literacy, Corrective Reading, Phonics, and Elementary (PreK-5) Literacy. Additional courses, reflective of the applicant’s areas of expertise, may include: Elementary Field Practicum, Elementary Student Teaching and/or Educational Psychology. See details and application information at




Program Officer, Great Learning

The William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

The William Penn Foundation is a leading American philanthropy located in Philadelphia.  We are currently searching for a Program Officer to join our Great Learning program team.

Additional information can be found at

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to



African American Literature Faculty
East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA

The English Department at East Stroudsburg University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in African American literature. Secondary specialization in Latino/a literature, First Nations/Native American/Indigenous literature, Asian American literature, and/or African Diaspora literature is preferred.
For Full Description and to Apply, please visit:
Review of the applications will begin November 15, 2019



English Education Continuing Faculty Status (Tenure) Track Position
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

The Department of English at Brigham Young University invites applications for an English Education continuing faculty status (tenure) track position, beginning Fall 2020. The rank is open, and salary, benefits, and teaching load are competitive. Applicants must have a PhD/EdD in English Education or related field. Online application available here (or > faculty positions > English Education FT Faculty). Application deadline: October 15, 2019.