Capital University
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life and critical illness insurance and free parking.

Capital University School of Education invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of August 2023. Candidates must have earned a Doctorate (ABD will be considered) in Education, Teaching and Learning, or similar fields with specialization in grades 4 through 12 English Language Arts Education. Experience teaching English or Language Arts in a grades 4 through 12 setting is required. Candidates should have at least three years of teaching experience in grades 4 through 12 setting; state or national educator licensed or license eligible in the field of English Language Arts (ELA); evidence of effective teaching, collaborative service, and scholarly productivity; evidence of state and national accreditation in the area of ELA; experience supervising teacher candidates; and experience advising teacher candidates. Experience with technology and online teaching in educational settings is preferred.


  • Teaching courses needed in the ELA Majors sequence [e.g. Language Arts and Reading pedagogy, literature, literacy, and writing with the ability to make meaning through reading and exploring grade/age level literature (classics AND contemporary); teach writing across classic genres (description, narration, exposition, argumentation) and poetry; and teach basic English language skills (speaking/listening, writing, grammar, vocabulary, linguistics, syntax/semantics).]
  • Supervision and advising of teacher candidates majoring in ELA.
  • Service to the School of Education, University and the profession of ELA.
  • Scholarly activity (e.g. publications, presentations, grants) with faculty across college/departments, schools in the community, and the profession.

While teaching courses in elementary, middle childhood education and adolescents to young adult English Language Arts content and supervising teacher candidates, the applicant will help teacher candidates exhibit content knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge, demonstrate and apply knowledge of diversity in learners, learning and assessment; demonstrate and implement knowledge of curriculum and general pedagogy to impact student learning, participate in collaboration, employ effective communication, and create an engaging educational environment, and evidence the professional dispositions, ethics, and responsibilities of a teacher.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit 1) a current CV including list of references, 2) official copies of all academic transcripts, 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations and/or a supervisor evaluations), 4) three letters of recommendation, 5) a letter of interest outlining the applicant's education/teaching philosophy, and 6) an inclusion and diversity statement. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please upload all documents listed above to the drop box, when asked to upload resume on application.

Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

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Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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