The Department of Teacher Education at Southern Arkansas University invites applicants for a tenure track position for Assistant Professor of Education. Housed in the College of Education and Human Performance, the Department of Teacher Education currently offers undergraduate degrees in Elementary and Middle School Education and undergraduate minors in education. The department also offers a graduate MAT degree. This position begins in August 2023. The University welcomes innovative ideas and programs with a student-centered focus, providing infinite opportunities to leave a lasting legacy at our institution.
Duties: teach 12 hours of graduate and undergraduate coursework in teacher licensure programs; advise undergraduate education majors; develop and revise course curricula to meet state and national accreditation standards; show a commitment to quality instruction; participate in recruitment and retention activities for the College of Education and Human Performance; participate in service opportunities for the program, department, college and university; work collaboratively with colleagues to prepare university, state, and national accreditation and grant reports; engage in scholarly activities appropriate to the discipline and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: earned doctorate in a field related to teacher education; current teaching license required; minimum of (3) three years teaching experience in K-12 schools; evidence of teaching online and face to face at the university level; evidence of scholarship in education; excellent written and oral communication skills. Prioritization will be given to candidates with expertise in science or social studies through the secondary level. Prioritization will be given to candidates with prior teacher education preparation experience and evidence of effective pedagogy. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Applicants should send a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy; curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts indicating any degrees with relevant completion dates and the contact information of three (3) references to: HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted. Applicants must be able to show proof of U.S. employment eligibility.