Career Opportunities - NCTE

Current Opportunities



Assistant Professor
California State University, Fullerton

The Department of Literacy and Reading Education at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure‐track assistant professor position in literacy research methodology and literacy professional leadership with appointment to begin Fall 2022. Among the preferred qualifications is the ability to support learning, teach and develop undergraduate courses in Spanish and/or languages other than English and a record of educational improvement with underserved student populations. Deadline is November 29, 2021. For more information:

Lecturer Pool
University of California, Berkeley

The College Writing Programs at University of California, Berkeley, is recruiting a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach composition and creative writing courses as needs arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing; pool closes 12/31/2021. For details, see: For questions, contact Maggie Sokolik, Director, All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Associate or Full Professor in Writing
University of California, Irvine

The School of Education at the University of California, Irvine is carrying out a search for an associate or full professor in the area of literacy. A successful candidate will have a scholarly specialization in literacy research with strong expertise in writing acquisition, assessment, and instruction for students from minoritized backgrounds and communities. Information about the position can be found at:


Faculty positions in Writing Studies in Higher Education
University of Toronto Mississauga

The Institute for the Study of University Pedagogy at the University of Toronto Mississauga, established in July 2020 to promote the study of university pedagogy, especially the experiences of undergraduate students, is searching for four faculty members in Writing Studies in Higher Education:


Communications Associate
Eagle Rock School, Estes Park

Are you able to employ communications to shift hearts and minds towards liberatory education for all students? Can you unleash the power of the written word as a tool for young people, educators, and communities to enact educational change? Would you like to work at an intentionally diverse, tuition-free residential school based on antiracism, relationships, and beloved community?

Job Objective: The Communications Associate is responsible for co-developing and facilitating our communications strategy in order to amplify learning and inspire educational change. This change is rooted in the power and voice of young people, educators, and communities, with a relentless antiracist, social justice lens.

Qualifications: Bachelors or Masters degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Creative Writing, or similar field; minimum of three years of experience in communications role; antiracist and social justice vision for education; strong writing skills with a track record of publication; organizational skills; deep understanding of public schools; ability to coach students, Eagle Rock colleagues, and external partners to publish articles on antiracist, social justice education; experience working with, and loving commitment to, diverse young people including individuals who identify as LGBTQ+ and individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following attributes: a passion for communication in the service of transforming education; deep love of young people; the embodiment of an antiracist, social justice commitment; team mentality; visionary thinking; a commitment to lifelong learning; boundless energy; seasoned judgment; and an appreciation for the fact that working at a residential school is more of a calling than a job. Please read more here.


Open Rank, F/T Faculty in Rhetoric and Composition
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale

The Department of Communication, Media, and the Arts at Nova Southeastern University invites applicants for a full-time faculty position (posting 992246) in composition and rhetoric. This position includes teaching undergraduate and graduate writing courses; contributing service; and maintaining an active research agenda. To learn more about the position, visit:

Please email search committee chair Janine Morris ( with any questions about the position.


Associate Chair, Liberal Arts
Savannah College of Art and Design

Responsible for the day to day operations of assigned department and work closely with the associate dean and department chair to provide vision and leadership for the department. Teach two English classes per quarter, or as assigned. Master’s degree in English or related. Two years of experience in an English teaching position at university or college level. Resume to Erin Powell, SCAD, 618 Drayton Street, Savannah, GA, 31401.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in English Education
University of Georgia, Athens

The Department of Language and Literacy Education at the Mary Frances Early College of Education seek applicants for an experienced Assistant Professor of secondary English Education. This is a 9 month, tenure track position with a starting date of August 1, 2022. Information about the position can be found at:


Tenure Track Assistant Professor in TESOL/Applied Linguistics
Illinois State University, Normal

Illinois State University has an open position for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in TESOL/Applied Linguistics. Application materials are due by November 15, 2021. Job Listing:


Tenure-Track Assistant Professors in Language & Literacy
Purdue University, West Lafayette

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Purdue University seeks two assistant professors of literacy and language education: One with expertise in K-6 elementary reading development, writing, and literacy learning; and the other with specialization in secondary English education. These are 9-month, tenure-track positions with a starting date of August 15, 2022.

For more information on the elementary position, click here.

For more information on the secondary position, click here.


10/7/21 – 11/15/21

Assistant Professor of Education  

Alma College, Alma, Michigan

The Department of Education at Alma College seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor position beginning August 2022.  This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position, specializing in PK-12 Literacy Education.  Learn more and apply at:

Assistant Professor of English Language Arts/English Education, Elementary Literacy
Grand Valley State University

The Department of English seeks an assistant professor, full time, 9-month, tenuretrack, specializing in PK-6 Literacy Education. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is hiring three assistant professors (English, Math, Social Studies) for its new elementary education program in Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Elementary Teaching (PCKET). We are seeking innovative educators who are excited about the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues who teach in this program. Learn more and apply at:


Assistant Professor in the Africana Studies & English Department
Davidson College

The Africana Studies Department and the English Department seek to hire a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in African American literature. We encourage applications that situate African American literature within national and transnational contexts and / or engage in film studies, with attention to class, gender, sexuality, and disability. Teaching load is four courses in the first year, and five thereafter, and related responsibilities will be shared between Africana Studies and English. The candidate must be able to teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in both Africana Studies and English, including literature surveys. For further details and to apply, please visit



Assistant Professor of English

The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (Ohio State ATI) in Wooster, Ohio is looking to recruit a scholar that will be an Assistant Professor and Area Coordinator for the English/Writing Program at Ohio State ATI. The tenure-track Assistant Professor will teach entry-level and, possibly, second-year writing courses, oversee English placement testing, and promote writing across the curriculum. For full position description and to apply visit



Assistant Professor in English Education

The Department of Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus is seeking nominations and application for a full-time (nine-month), tenure-track, assistant professor position in English education. We seek candidates who are devoted to critical secondary English teaching and learning. For more information or to apply visit



Director, Philip Rauch Center for Business Communication and Professor of Practice in Business
Lehigh University, Bethlehem

Lehigh University’s new Director will be an educator and administrator who will lead the development and implementation of courses, programs, and services that support excellence in business communication. Successful candidates will share Lehigh’s passion for transforming undergraduate students into young professionals ready to effectively deliver persuasive communications across complex, data-intensive business situations. This is a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track position. Apply here.

Assistant, Associate, or Full (Tenure/Tenure-Stream) Position
Black Studies in Teacher Education, School of Education, University of Pittsburgh

The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Leading in the University of Pittsburgh School of Education seeks a colleague in Black pedagogical traditions to join our programs in Teacher Education. Information about the position can be found at:



Assistant Professor of Elementary Teacher Education

The Education Program in the Division of Education and Human Studies at Champlain College  seeks a practitioner/scholar K-6 Elementary Education Specialist. This faculty member will be an integral part of a growing Education Program that has a reputation for its many field experience opportunities over a four-year program.

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Assistant Professor of Literacy Education (PreK-8)
Saint Michael’s College, Colchester

Saint Michael’s College is seeking an Assistant Professor of PreK-8 Literacy starting August of 2022. Responsibilities include teaching PreK-8 literacy methods courses, supervising internships, and coordinating graduate programs including literacy concentration. Applicants should have an earned doctorate. A minimum of three years relevant experience is required. Review of applications will begin on November 12, 2021.

For more information and to apply, please click here: