Position Title Faculty, Tenure Track - English Education
Position Category Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)
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
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
● 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
● 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
● Experience working with marginalized groups and diverse literacies
Preferred qualifications include experience supervising student teachers,
working in clinical or Professional Development School settings, and
collaborating with field-based educators.
Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment.
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.
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
Pay Range DOQ
Advertisement Number FAC19521
Open Date 10/21/2021
Review Start Date 11/30/2021
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, email@example.com, or Mandy Luszeck at 801-863-5236,
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // www. uvu.jobs/postings/25204
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.
Documents Needed to Apply
Other Document #1
Evidence of Degree (copy of transcript OR diploma)
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3