English Education Asst/Assoc Prof (Joint Appt; Comp/Rhet preferred)

Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor with a joint appointment in English and Education; beginning date is August, 2008. Completed Ph.D./Ed.D. in English Education, Literature, or Composition and Rhetoric (strongly preferred) or ABD. Successful candidates must have a strong research agenda in English Education and exemplary experience in secondary school settings.

Desirable qualifications include background in a National Writing Project site, teaching experience at the university level, experience with urban partnerships and diverse populations, field experience supervision, collaboration with K-12 colleagues, successful grant writing, and skill with electronic resources in English Education.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in English and/or Education, advising and supervising interns and student teachers, and providing leadership for the English Education program and the Gateway Writing Project. UM-St. Louis offers master’s and doctoral degrees in Education, a master’s degree in English, and a graduate certificate in the teaching of writing. Ours is a technology-rich campus with a well-established National Writing Project site.

Application deadline is October 15, 2007, or until the position is filled. Interviews at NCTE and MLA are desirable.

Please send application cover letter, vita, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a sample of published or publishable writing to:

Dr. Nancy Robb Singer, Search Committee Chair
443 Lucas Hall, University of Missouri-St. Louis
1 University Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63121. Electronic submissions are encouraged.
Email: singerna@umsl.edu Phone: (314) 516-5517

The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.