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Assistant Professor of Education

Belmont University
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 22, 2023

Assistant Professor of Education

We are now accepting applications for a qualified Assistant Professor of Education at Belmont University.

Employment Type


Internal Job Category

Tenure Track (Faculty)


College of Education



Primary Duties and

The College of Education at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Education beginning August 1, 2024. The mission of Belmont University's College of Education is to teach brilliantly, innovate boldly, advocate passionately, and serve faithfully, and to grow teachers and leaders who embody these ideals. We seek a dynamic and accomplished teacher, scholar, and practitioner prepared and enthused to join us in collaboratively carrying out that mission.

Essential functions and responsibilities of this faculty position include:
  • Teaching primarily doctoral level courses in online, in-person, and hybrid delivery modalities and serving as a dissertation committee member for doctoral committees.
  • Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college, university, and community service.
  • May also be required to teach undergraduate or Master’s degree level students as needed.
  • Some program support activities and other responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.
  • Complete 24 workload hours (teaching and/or administrative duties), or equivalent, per academic year.
  • Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the College of Education.
  • Participate in departmental and university committee work.
  • Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
  • Advise students with regard to course and program requirements.
  • Service to university, college, profession, and community.
  • Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
  • Manage online grading system.
  • Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
  • Maintain regular office hours.
  • The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.

Required Qualifications : Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service.
  • The successful candidate will possess specialized skills enabling the candidate to effectively teach and mentor doctoral candidates
  • Instructional experience, as well as subject matter expertise and successful professional experience in organizational and instructional leadership, adult learning theory, and a deep working knowledge of educational leadership literature.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in educational leadership.
  • Knowledge of education and educational leadership subject matter and course content taught.
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly
  • Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.
  • Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.
  • Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University’s online integrated database system for student grading.
  • Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
  • Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
Required Education The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in educational leadership or a related field from a regionally accredited doctoral granting institution and will possess specialized skills enabling the candidate to effectively teach and mentor doctoral candidates. Ability to teach face to face, online, and blended learning formats is required.

Required Experience The successful candidate will have instructional experience, as well as subject matter expertise and demonstrated professional experience in organizational and instructional leadership, adult learning theory, and a deep working knowledge of educational leadership literature. A minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. Experience in educational leadership preferred.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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