GRINNELL COLLEGE – English Education/Language & Literacy Education – One year term position beginning Fall 2024
GRINNELL COLLEGE – The Department of Education invites applications for a one-year term appointment in Language & Literacy
Education beginning Fall 2024. Assistant Professor (Ph.D) preferred; Instructor (ABD) possible. Preference will be given to candidates with
secondary (5-12) English language arts teaching experience and experience with teaching emergent bilinguals.
We are looking for a
colleague whose research and teaching is situated within the College’s mission of valuing diversity and social responsibility; and who
will bring to our department an equity-centered focus as it relates to teacher education, critical pedagogies, and student-centered
classrooms. A successful applicant’s research and teaching interests might include but are not limited to: secondary (5-12) English
Education, critical literacy, language teaching, and emergent bilinguals.
The teaching schedule will be five courses over two
semesters. Two sections of the introductory education course and a secondary English Language Arts methods course will be required. Other
course options could include: a course in the cultural politics of language teaching; a course in young adult literature; and a course in
the curriculum appropriate to the candidate’s interest and expertise. There is also the possibility for supervision of teacher
Candidates are encouraged to identify the departmental courses they would be interested in teaching and/or describe an
intermediate level course they would be excited to teach that would appeal to students both in and outside of the education licensure
program. Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at www.grinnell.edu/academics/areas/education
Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In
letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people
and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by Monday,
January 22, 2024. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online.
Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a statement that addresses
the ways in which the candidate can support diversity in the department and the College and provide email addresses for three references.
Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Stephanie Jones, at [email protected] or 641-269-3070.
Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, creed, or any other protected class. For further information about Grinnell College, see our website at http://www.grinnell.edu.