Assistant Professor of Teacher Education ESL/Bilingual/Biliteracy Education

University of Nebraska Omaha
Nebraska, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 23, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) invites applications for an assistant professor of Teacher Education ESL/Bilingual/Biliteracy Education with an anticipated start in August 2021.  This position is in the Teacher Education Department.  The main duties of this position are to teach ESL/Bilingual/Biliteracy Education courses, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels; scholarly research and publication; contribute to the diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts; advise graduate students; supervise field experiences; collaborate with schools; and participate in institutional initiatives directed toward excellence in Teacher Education.

UNO is a vibrant, metropolitan university in the state’s largest city Omaha with an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students. In recent decades, the campus developed as a more traditional residential university supported by several new and beautifully appointed residence halls. UNO is classified as a doctoral research university in the latest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and the Athletic program competes in NCAA division I. UNO also has the distinction of being one of the nation’s leaders in engagement and outreach with a 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation. The campus is located in the heart of Omaha, a cosmopolitan city of more than 600,000 (1.2 million including the large Omaha metro area), which is known for its excellent public school system and strong economic base. The city is home to several racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse groups, and is characterized by myriad places to eat, live and shop.

UNO and the Teacher Education Department have a strong commitment to diversity in its varied forms and to fostering an inclusive and welcoming learning environment where students, faculty, and staff thrive and succeed. With a metropolitan mission, UNO serves a diverse student body with many first-generation college students and is actively engaged with the community in myriad ways. For additional information on our vibrant campus community, please see our recent ad in Chronicle of Higher Education, Growing With and Within our Thriving Community.   The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.  

Review of applications will begin in November 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Kathy Danielson, Teacher Education Department Chair  at

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