Assistant Professor - English Education

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baltimore, MD
United States
Job Description

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Job Posting Title:

Assistant Professor - English Education


Position Type:




LSUAM HSS - Department of English (Susan D Weinstein (00005145))


Work Location:

0236C O.K. Allen Hall


Pay Grade:



Job Description:

The English Department at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge invites applications for a tenure‐track position in English Education at the level of assistant professor to begin August 2024. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the teaching of English Language Arts in middle and high schools, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in related fields. We are also looking for candidates who can successfully mentor and support future educators and can foster an inclusive environment inside and outside the classroom.

This is a full‐time, nine‐month position in the English Department with opportunities for collaboration with the School of Education. The position requires commitments to research, teaching, and service.

Teaching Expectations: The teaching load is 2/2 and consists of relevant undergraduate courses in English Secondary Education, such as ENGL 3203 (Introduction to English Secondary Education), ENGL4203 (Research and Writing in the Teaching of English), and ENGL 4204 (Capstone Seminar in English Education), as well as graduate courses in English Education and related fields.

Research Expectations: A well-planned research and publishing agenda at the level of an R1 record is required to meet the expectations for tenure-track faculty.

Required Qualifications:  Ph.D. in English Education or closely related field by the start date of August 2024.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with successful teaching experience at the middle or high school level in English Language Arts, evidence of scholarly productivity, and a commitment to cross‐institutional partnerships are of particular interest.


Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Application Deadline: The deadline for all application materials is November 15, 2023. Initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre‐employment background check. LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at:

Applications must be submitted online through LSU’s HR portal and should include:

1. Cover letter
2. Complete curriculum vitae
3. Complete contact information for three references (mailing address, phone, and email)
4. Relevant writing sample of approximately 20 pages

Contacts: Email the chair of the search committee, Jimmy Butts (, if you have any questions.


Posting Date:

September 1, 2023


Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.


Essential Position (Y/N):


LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (


HCM Contact Information:

For questions or concerns related to updating your application with attachments (e.g., resumes, RS:17 documents), date of birth, or reactivating applications, please contact the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or email  For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact the department using the information provided in the Special Instructions section of this job posting.