Open Rank Visiting Professor in English Education Program
The English Education Program in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Iowa invites applications for a one academic year (9 month) open rank visiting faculty position to fulfill the teaching, research, and service duties outlined below. The position will begin August 18, 2021 through May 13, 2022.
Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in secondary English/literacy education
Supervise and/or coordinate field experiences in the English Education program
Conduct research in an area of specialization within secondary English education/literacy
Participate in service to the program, department, college, and university
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package.
One academic-year (9-month), non-renewable, visiting faculty position beginning August 18, 2021 through May 13, 2022. Credential and criminal background check required.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
About the Department and the Program
The Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Iowa has over 40 faculty members and over 750 students. It includes nine teacher education programs and five doctoral programs. The English Education Program is a licensure program with courses in secondary literacy, English language arts, and field experiences in schools. A central aim of the English Education Program is to prepare anti-racist teachers to work in ethnically and linguistically diverse classrooms. Faculty members in English education are also members of to the Language, Culture, and Literacy Education (LCLE) Program, which brings together scholarly traditions and contemporary theory in literacy, language, and social studies education. The program provides both a broad background in relevant theoretical and research literature and opportunities for doctoral students to conduct original studies that explore the nature of literacy practices both in and out of school. The program also offers a master's degree in Developmental Reading. The Department has an active Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Committee that guides work on equity and anti-racist education the Teacher Education Program. The department is also establishing pipeline programming to increase the future teachers of color in Iowa.
About the College
The College of Education offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including licensure, endorsement, and certificate programs, many of which are regularly ranked among the best in the nation. Students study with our world-renowned faculty who are the leaders, scholars, and innovators in their fields. Our college is comprised of four departments: Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, Psychological and Quantitative Foundations, Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, and Teaching and Learning
About the University and Surrounding Community
The University of Iowa (UI) is world-renowned for its commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. UI has been a member of the Big Ten conference since 1899 and the Association of American Universities since 1909. UI ranks #34 among the nation's 629 public universities (U. S. News & World Report). More than 32,500 students earn bachelor's, graduate, and professional degrees from UI's 11 colleges.
UI is located in Iowa City, a UNESCO City of Literature that is widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities. With more than 70,000 residents, Iowa City is an attractive haven for scholars, scientists, artists, writers, and professionals of all kinds. Highlights of living in Iowa City include outstanding affordable health care, excellent libraries and schools , historic neighborhoods, and a lively downtown. Chicago, St. Louis, and Minneapolis/St. Paul are a short car or bus trip away, and nearby Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) connects travelers to the world. The relationship between Iowa City and the UI is very cooperative and supportive.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.