Assistant professor, tenure-track, in English Education

We seek a well-qualified faculty member with a specialization in English Education focusing on the subject matter and the pedagogy of literature. We are especially interested in candidates whose interests include young adult literature, literature of diversity, and/or literacy studies. PhD in English or English Education or EdD in similar areas required; publications and secondary teaching experience desired. Teaching assignment is four courses per year on semester system. Position available August 2007 at competitive salary.

The department is actively involved in working with secondary educators. It maintains a cooperative program with Secondary Education in the College of Education; it is the home of the Utah Writing Project; and it supports an extensive concurrent enrollment program with area high schools.

Utah State University is a Carnegie Research University (High Research Activity) of 20,000 students, located in a mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Visit www.usu.edu/greats/ for details. Women, minority, veteran, and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply. Utah State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, with a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Gender Equity program, committed to increasing diversity among students, faculty, and all participants in university life.

Send letter of application, vita, and dossier to Jeffrey Smitten, Head. Applications may be sent by mail or electronically. Electronic applications may be sent to http://english.usu.edu/recruit06, a password-protected web site. Position is open until filled, and screening will begin November 15, 2006. Department will acknowledge all applications. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at MLA followed by an on-campus visit.

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