Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!===Western Washington University (WA) - TT Assistant Professor of English (Young Adult Literature and English Education)=== Position Title: Assistant Professor of English (Young Adult Literature and English Education) About the University: Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings. About the Department: The department has 31 tenure-line faculty members and offers B.A. programs in Literature and Creative Writing with or without a secondary teaching endorsement, an M.A. program in English Studies, and an M.F.A. program in Creative Writing. The department also offers minors in Film Studies, Linguistics, and Writing Studies, as well as courses that provide training in composition/rhetoric, professional and technical writing, editing and publishing, and teacher preparation. We encourage applications from candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity. To learn more about the Department of English, visit https://chss.wwu.edu/english. About the Position: Standard quarter system teaching assignment (currently 2-2-2), with specialty courses at the undergraduate and MA/MFA levels; general education courses and other courses depending on the candidate's interests and departmental needs; exemplary teaching, including fulfilling teaching responsibilities in ways that support an equitable and inclusive learning environment for students; a high quality program of scholarly activity; service to the department through a range of activities that include advising secondary English education majors, contributing to curricular and program development, and collaborating with the Woodring College of Education and local schools. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or a related field, or Ed.D. with an emphasis in English education by September 1, 2019. Demonstrated currency in the field of young adult literature and English education, and potential for strong scholarship and publication in young adult literature, pedagogy, and related fields. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Ability to cultivate learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds. Preferred Qualifications: Recent middle or high school teaching experience and/or professional development work in the schools. Demonstrable secondary areas of expertise such as children's literature, literature and writing pedagogies, writing or film studies for prospective middle and/or high school teachers. Interest in serving on WWU's Children's/Young Adult's Literature Conference Advisory Board. Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications Bargaining Unit: United Faculty of Western Washington Application Instructions: Candidates should upload a letter of application, CV, and graduate transcripts. Three letters of recommendation are required; letter requests will be sent out from the PageUp system. Materials should clearly evidence how the applicant's experience (academic or non-academic) has prepared them to effectively teach Western's increasingly diverse student body. Closing Date Notes: Screening interviews will take place via video-conference in early winter. To be considered for a screening interview, applications must be received by '''October 15, 2018.''' Finalist interviews will be conducted on campus. [http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/495998/assistant-professor-of-english-young-adult-literature-and-english-education Link to Apply] Deadline: Oct. 15 Acknowledgment received: Request for additional materials: 11/02/2018 Rejection (no interview): 11/16/18 Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Rejection (after preliminary interview): Campus interview scheduled: Rejection (after campus interview): Offer made: Offer accepted: NOTES: Summary: Please note that all contributions to the Academic Jobs Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://academicjobs.wikia.org/wiki/Children%27s_2019"