Assistant Professor of English Education

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Location
Boone, North Carolina

Tenure Status
Tenure Track

Provide Rank: Assistant Professor

Position Number: 009771

Department: English – 250200

Minimum Qualifications

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor of English Education with a special area of interest in linguistics and/or applied linguistics.

We seek a dynamic teacher scholar with strong interpersonal skills with an earned doctorate in English Education with substantial graduate coursework in linguistics or applied linguistics at the time of appointment. Experience in teaching English Education courses and linguistics or applied linguistics is required. Specialization areas may include but are not limited to English grammar, principles of language, sociolinguistics, language pedagogy, and linguistic diversity, equity, and inclusion in English classrooms.

An established commitment to teaching excellence and a minimum of 3 years of experience teaching secondary English are essential. Applicants must be able to supervise student teachers in the field, provide outreach to local and broader school communities, and be eligible for North Carolina high school English teaching licensure.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)

N/A

License/Certification Required

Applicants must be able to supervise student teachers in the field, provide outreach to local and broader school communities, and be eligible for North Carolina high school English teaching licensure.

Description of the Department or Unit

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. The English department is home to multiple programs, including Creative Writing, Film, English Education, Literary Studies, and Rhetoric and Writing Studies.

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation. We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally. Inclusive Excellence is the intrinsic value that a diverse population adds to the learning, teaching, and decision-making processes of an institution.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This position is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position. Teaching load is 3/3, which may include the supervision of student teachers. Faculty are expected to produce at least 2 peer-reviewed publications (or equivalent) every 3 years in order to maintain reassign time for research, otherwise the teaching load is 4/4.

Type of Position: Full Time Position

Appointment Type: 1.0

Number Of Months Per Year: 9

Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of professional position at the university.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Open Until Filled: Yes

Evaluation of Applications Begins
12/09/2022

Proposed Date of Hire: 08/21/2023

Suggested Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Disability Accommodation Information

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or [email protected]

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Search Chair Name
Leslie Cook

Search Chair Email
[email protected]

Posting Number
FA00282P

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Director of Human Resources/EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA/504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

How to apply

For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University’s job board:

  • A letter of application explaining your interest in the position, highlighting teaching and service in English Education, and referencing your specific graduate coursework and research.
  • A curriculum vitae with 5 references’ names and phone numbers
  • A one-page statement of teaching philosophy
  • A syllabus with sample language and linguistic assignments for an English Education course
  • A one-page statement about how your scholarship, teaching, and service contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion for underrepresented individuals and groups
  • A published, forthcoming, or submitted writing sample (no more than 25 pages)
  • Preliminary interviews will be conducted by video conference before arranging campus visits.

    Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

    Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Appalachian State University offers a challenging academic environment, energetic campus life and breathtaking location. Appalachian combines the best attributes of a small liberal arts college with those of a large research university. Known for its value and affordability, Appalachian enrolls about 17,000 students and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.