Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Teacher Education Faculty Position

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POSITION:                       Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Teacher Education Faculty Position




QUALIFICATIONS:         Ph.D. or Ed.D. in literacy or reading specialist, P-12 teaching experience required (early education an asset). Teacher licensure, higher education experience, scholarly research, experience with restorative justice in education, and knowledge of CAEP preferred.




RESPONSIBILITIES:       Provide high quality literacy and reading/writing instruction in a highly reputable, NCATE/CAEP-accredited teacher education program grounded in the liberal arts. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy, children’s/adolescent literature, and teacher education; advising; practicum and student teaching supervision; department responsibilities; and collaboration with other disciplines across campus. The successful candidate will have a commitment to the department’s mission of preparing teachers who teach boldly in a changing world through an ethic of care and critical reflection.




COMPENSATION:           Salary determined by education and experience.




APPOINTMENT DATE:   Tenure-track position begins August 2019. EMU reserves the right to fill the position at any time or keep the position open.



INQUIRIES:                     Application review begins immediately. Applicants will be asked to respond to questions specific to EMU’s mission after the initial inquiry. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and three letters of reference to:



                                                Dr. Deirdre L. Smeltzer, Vice President and Undergraduate Academic Dean

                                                [email protected]   

                                                Eastern Mennonite University

                                                1200 Park Road

                                                Harrisonburg, VA  22802

                                                 (540) 432-4141


Eastern Mennonite University (www.emu.edu) is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. Eastern Mennonite University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. EMU conducts criminal background investigations as part of the hiring process.

EMU seeks faculty who have demonstrated or show promise of
-teaching excellence in a Christian liberal arts environment,
-a commitment to ongoing scholarship, and
-familiarity with and support for Anabaptist/Mennonite Christian faith practices.




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Posted: 9/10/2018
Application Due: 11/9/2018
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