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Emporia State University
Kansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Emporia State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education, located in the Emporia, Kansas area. The appointment will commence in August 2022.

Position Summary:

The successful applicant will have the education and related professional experience in English Language Arts and/or reading education. The position will involve teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses including face-to-face and online courses. The successful candidate will supervise student teaching interns in Professional Development Schools. Other teaching responsibilities may be assigned based on the education and professional experience of the candidate.

This position is based on the main campus in Emporia, Kansas, with occasional teaching responsibilities at our distance sites in the Kansas City or Wichita areas.

Service and scholarship are also required. 

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of successful elementary K-6 classroom teaching experience in an accredited school.
  • Hold or have held an elementary teaching license.
  • Training in research-based approaches to teach and assess elementary English Language Arts and/or reading. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to applicants who hold a Curriculum and Instruction doctorate degree with an emphasis in English Language Arts or reading education or a related doctorate with an emphasis in English Language Arts or reading education. 
  • Hold or have held a reading specialist license, comparable equivalent, or other reading/ELA specialized training
  • Experience teaching elementary literacy and/or reading education courses, literacy and/or reading content courses for elementary education majors, and experience supervising pre-service teachers in field experiences

Applicants in a doctoral program with a completion date identified are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant who does not possess a doctorate at the time of appointment will be hired as an instructor until successful completion of the degree.


Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Upload a letter of application, current vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact information (address, phone, e-mail address) for three current references to the online application portal at Questions can be directed to Dr. Teddy Roop,, who is the search committee chair, Department of Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education, Campus Box 4037, Emporia State University, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801-5415. Electronic communication is preferred. A pre-employment background check and official transcripts will be required upon offer.

Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.

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