Want to share an open position? Send us the details at We are pleased to post any job openings related to the field of children's literature on behalf of ChLA members and member institutions. Please inform our office when a position has been filled so that it may be removed from this web site. Thank you.

Please note: All job openings are posted as a courtesy and do not signify any endorsement on the part of ChLA.  


Northern Arizona University, Honors College

Click here for full position description


Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

 Lecturer in Writing for Children & Young Adults in the Manchester Writing School and Manchester Centre for Youth Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.


University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has an opening for a tenure-track faculty position in English Education in the Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies. The link provides complete information for this job listing. 


Data Recognition Corporation (DRC)

Data Recognition Corporation (DRC), a MN educational assessment company, is looking for published authors to write high quality original pieces for K-12 educational assessment and curriculum purposes. Must have a degree in either creative writing, technical writing, English and/or educational experience. In order to be considered, a resume and writing samples must be submitted.  Desired genres include but are not limited to narrative, historical fiction, science fiction, drama, poetry, informational, science and social studies focus, and technical pieces.  Authors are compensated for each accepted piece of writing. Please send resume and writing sample (s) to

Assistant Professor:Reading/Literacy StudiesUniversity of South Florida 

The University of South Florida (Tampa) is searching for an Assistant Professor of Reading/Literacy Studies. USF is the host for ChLA 2017!

We are looking for a new colleague who would like to work in a context where forward-looking thinking is encouraged and whose research can build on and expand the program in the areas of critical literacy, multimodal text analysis, children's literature, arts-based approaches to literacy, and/or digital literacies. 

For more information or to apply please click here

 Assistant Professor - Critical Perspectives in English Education: Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Teacher Preparation for Diverse Youth

University of Washington
Click here for full position description.

Course Mentor, Children's Literature
Western Governors University
Click here for full position description

Assistant/Associate Professor of Elementary Education, Literacy 
Skidmore College
Click here for full position description
powered by MemberClicks