Assistant Professor 9 Mo, Pre-tenure

Jonesboro, AR
May 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Working Title: Assistant Professor 9 Mo, Pre-tenure
Type of Employment: Faculty
Department: School of Teacher Ed and Leadership
Division: Academic Affairs and Research
Location: ASU-Jonesboro
Proposed Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Closing: 6/20/17
Position Summary: A-State is seeking candidates for a 9-month, pre-tenure appointment at the Assistant Professor level. Faculty members deliver instruction, carry out research, perform service for their respective professions and community, and participate in the management of the University through shared governance. Teaching load of the faculty is normally twelve hours per semester.


Faculty work load includes:

Research, creative activity, service, and professional development in the best interest of the students and community at large

Student academic advisement responsibilities in addition to regular teaching loads

Set degree requirements, assess when they are met, and establish and maintain curricula that meet professional standards and fulfill the educational goals of the University

Deliver instruction and maintain a learning environment consistent with the highest standards of the profession

General Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Some night or weekend work may be required.
Other: Please include the following with the online application:
Verification of Teaching Experience
Transcripts of all Degree Work
A list of 3-5 references with contact information
Knowledge/Skills/Ability: Experience with intern supervision
A classroom background teaching in the elementary grades
Experience with language arts including writing, and general educational methods
Expertise in language Arts, Social Studies, and Children's Literature
Minimum Qualifications: An earned doctorate, or equivalent advanced degree appropriate for the discipline, and professional experience appropriate to the discipline is required. An earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction or a strongly related field is required for tenure track--ABD will be considered. At least three years of classroom experience in grades K-6 will be needed.

Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (

EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.