Faculty, Tenure Track - English Education

Utah Valley University

United States

December 23, 2021

Description

Advertisement Details Position Title Faculty, Tenure Track - English Education

Position Category Faculty - Tenure Track (FT) Summary

Utah Valley University's Department of English and Literature invites applicants for a tenure-track position in English Education.

The successful candidate will teach English Methods, Young Adult Literature, and First-year Composition courses as well as conduct regular supervision of both practicum and capstone field experiences. The position will include occasional assignments to teach general education courses in literature, writing studies, and/or creative writing. The standard teaching load is 4/4; course load reductions are given for assigned supervisory positions.

The Department of English and Literature is a vibrant group of professionals who value diversity, collegiality, pedagogical excellence, and scholarship. UVU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer committed to an inclusive hiring process. Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Located forty miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah Valley University is an open-admissions, public regional university, with a focus on excellence in teaching and engaged learning. With a growing student body of over 40,000, UVU serves a diverse population, of which 38% are first-generation, with 74 countries and all 50 states represented. UVU offers a superior undergraduate experience, including a statewide recognized English Education program. The university offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including a generous leave policy, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, and substantial employer contributions to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications

An Ed.D or Ph.D. in Teacher Education, English Education or a closely related educational field and a minimum of five years teaching experience in secondary English Language Arts by time of appointment.

Must be willing and able to teach all modalities, including online, hybrid, and face to face classes.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

● Fundamental knowledge of methods of teaching all secondary English courses

● Knowledge of current secondary education theory, methodology, and best practices

● Knowledge of current research and best practices in teacher education

● Strong ability to supervise and mentor student teachers

● Advanced skills in teaching

● Strong ability to work well with colleagues across the university and in area schools

● A commitment to contributing to and remaining current with the published literature in fields related to the position

● A commitment to enacting and promoting social-justice and student-centered pedagogies

● Experience working with marginalized groups and diverse literacies

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include experience supervising student teachers, working in clinical or Professional Development School settings, and collaborating with field-based educators.

Physical Requirements

Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment.

EEO Statement

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Benefits Summary

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA Exempt Pay Range DOQ

Advertisement Number FAC19521

Open Date 10/21/2021 Review Start Date 11/30/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Attention: Please attach a sample syllabus for an English methods course as “Other attachment document #1”

Please call 801-863-8207, if you need assistance with the application. If you have questions about the position please contact a search committee co-chair: Tom Smith at 801-863-6804, tsmith@uvu.edu, or Mandy Luszeck at 801-863-5236, mandy.luszeck@uvu.edu.

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // www. uvu.jobs/postings/25204

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you meet the following required minimum qualifications? An Ed.D or Ph.D in English Education or a closely related field at the time of appointment and a minimum of five years experience teaching English at the high school or junior high school level.
  • Yes
  • No
  • No Response
  • What is your highest level of degree earned?
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • PhD
  • PhD (ABD)
  • D.Sci
  • EdD
  • Juris Doctorate
  • MD/DO
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Cover Letter
  • Other Document #1
  • Evidence of Degree (copy of transcript OR diploma)
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
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