Boston University CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH EDUCATION, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites applications for the position of a full-time, Clinical Assistant Professor of English Education.

The English Education program prepares middle and high school educators to teach for equity and to effectively serve economically, culturally, and linguistically diverse students. We are seeking a faculty member to teach undergraduate and graduate methods courses in Secondary English Education; advise undergraduate and master’s level students; work with existing and new secondary school partners to arrange and manage student-teaching placements; provide field-based supervision for student-teachers within the program; engage with and contribute to the English Education scholarly community; and take on a leadership role within the English Education program.

This position begins July 1, 2019. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.


Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair:

Dr. Scott Seider

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • 1-3 samples of scholarship Required Skills

The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate in English Education, Adolescent Literacy or a related field; demonstrate excellence in teaching and advising at the university level; and be enthusiastic about engaging in instructional supervision with pre-service and in-service educators. Preference for candidates who also possess three or more years of teaching experience in grades 6-12 (preferably in an urban public school context).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Tracking Code: 2052/I2718

Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Salary: Based on experience