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Instructor/Assistant Professor in English Education


Lawton, OK
ID: F1274R

POSITION/ RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of Communication, English and Foreign Languages at Cameron University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or non-tenure-track Instructor to teach secondary education methods and freshman composition beginning August 2022. Specific teaching responsibilities include teaching traditional, hybrid, synchronous video, and online coursework in English Education and Composition. Course load is 12 or 15 hours per semester, depending on rank. Successful candidates will have experience teaching basic skills instruction. This position will be responsible for English Education program assessment and will be instrumental in strengthening university relations with local high schools for concurrent enrollment initiatives.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: In order to be considered at the level of Assistant Professor, candidates must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in English Education or a related field. Candidates with the master’s degree will be considered at the Instructor level. Applicants must have at least one year of teaching experience and must possess a secondary education certification. The candidate hired at instructor rank will be required to complete a terminal degree before being eligible for tenure and promotion.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Terminal degree in English Education, public school teaching experience, and at least two years of college or university teaching experience.

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with education and experience.

INSTITUTION: Cameron University ( is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master’s-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for many cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.

APPLYING: To apply, send (a) a letter of application, (b) a statement of teaching philosophy, (c) curriculum vitae, (d) evidence of professional and/or teaching performance (e.g., course evaluations), (e) copies of transcripts indicating all relevant academic work and degrees, and (f) three recent letters of professional reference.

DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, only candidates whose applications are received by June 22, 2022 are assured of receiving full consideration.

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This position is located at 2800 W. Gore Blvd, Lawton, OK. View the Google Map in full screen.