University of South Carolina Upstate — Assistant Professor of English Language Arts


Assistant Professor of English Language Arts

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The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment. Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

The Department of Education in the College of Education, Human Performance and Health at USC Upstate seeks a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of English Language Arts with a start date of August 16, 2023. Primary responsibilities include teaching courses in the undergraduate middle-level and secondary teacher education programs, including but not limited to English Language Arts methods and content-area literacy education, advisement, and field-based supervision. Other responsibilities may include participating in recruiting and retention efforts, leading program accreditation and assessment, and teaching graduate courses. The Assistant Professor of English Language Arts will be expected to successfully teach and advise diverse populations as well as work with faculty and stakeholders from diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications:
• An earned doctorate in English Language Arts Education or closely related field. ABD candidates with a planned completion date by August 15, 2023, are encouraged to apply;
• Teaching certification in English Language Arts (middle or secondary) and a minimum of three (3) years successful teaching experience in middle and/or secondary English Language Arts classrooms;
• Evidence of or the strong potential for scholarship and research in English Language Arts Education;
A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Evidence of professional engagement with middle and secondary faculty;
• Demonstrated ability to identify and practice assessment measures for evaluating program outcomes, as well as teachers' impact on student learning in middle and secondary school environments.

For a complete job description and to apply, go to https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/130544 .

Contact: Dr. Rebecca Muller
College of Education, Human Performance and Health
Department of Education
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Email: muelle2@uscupstate.edu
Phone: 864-503-5532

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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