Assistant Professor of Education (Elementary Education Focus)

Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 07, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Education (Elementary Education Focus)

The Education Department at The University of Tampa is seeking an Assistant Professor for a tenure track line in Curriculum and Instruction. The applicant should possess a specialization in elementary pedagogy and instructional methods (science, mathematics, social studies, literacy) and have evidence of a successful research agenda with relevant teaching experience. Start date is August 2021. Review of applications will commence on January 22, 2021.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of 9,600 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 23 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 130 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

Earned doctorate by August 2021 with specialization in Elementary Education, K-6 STEM, or K-6 literacy. Three years minimum successful K-6 classroom teaching experience in settings with diverse student populations (more than 5 years relevant experience preferred) and evidence of scholarly productivity.

Desired qualifications

  • Evidence of successful teaching of elementary instructional methods courses at the college level
  • Clinical education training for supervision
  • ESOL credentials
  • Experience in university-school-community partnerships¬†
  • Competence in the integration of educational technologies

Responsibilities include

  • Teaching courses in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in elementary methods
  • Supervising students in field-based settings
  • Engaging in departmental committees
  • Advising students
  • Maintaining and fostering stakeholder connections

For further details and to apply, please visit our website at
Applicants should be prepared to attached a cover letter, curriculum vitae, scholarly writing sample, statement of research interest, teaching philosophy, copy of graduate transcript and name/email address for three reference providers.

Reference Letters

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.