Assistant Professor 9 Mo

Jonesboro, AR
Jul 12, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

School of Teacher Ed and Leadership

Proposed Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience

Closing: 8/10/17

Type of Employment: Faculty

Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)

Location: ASU-Jonesboro

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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Faculty work load includes:

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

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

Student academic advisement responsibilities, as well as regular teaching loads.

Set degree requirements and assess when these have been met.

Establish and maintain curricula that meet professional standards and fulfill the educational goals of the University.


Candidates should possess:

Strong experience with or background for intern supervision and assessment.

A classroom background teaching in the elementary grades K-3.

Experience with English Language Learners is desired.

Program assessment experience is desired.

Knowledge of instructional lesson design and The Arkansas Teacher Excellence and Support System or similar programs is are also desired.

General Days/Hours:

8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Availability to work after hours and/or weekends as needed.


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
An up to date Vita

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned Doctorate in the Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Elementary or Early Childhood Education. A strongly related degree may be considered.

Three (3) years of documented teaching in grades K-3.

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.


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