The Department of Education [English Language Arts (ELA) – Secondary], invites applications for a one-year term appointment in Secondary English/English Language Arts Education beginning Fall 2020. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) possible. Preference will be given to candidates with K-12 teaching experience. The teaching schedule of five courses over two semesters will include sections of the introductory education course, a secondary ELA methods course, a course in critical literacy studies and/or a course in young adult literature, possible supervision of student teachers, and another course in the curriculum appropriate to the candidate’s interest and expertise. Candidates are encouraged to identify existing 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.
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, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.
An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.
How to apply
To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 14, 2020.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 Cori Jakubiak at [***************@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-4547.
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Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa, U.S. known for its strong tradition of social activism.It was founded in 1846, when a group of pioneer New England Congregationalists established the Trustees of Iowa College.