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Assistant Professor, Education

Job description

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Education
Location: Americus, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 222746
About Us

Georgia Southwestern State University – a four-year institution – cultivates excellence in learning and teaching that encourages intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Georgia Southwestern State University is a comprehensive state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master’s and specialist degree programs.

Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of its developing region with educational programs for high school, for professional and technical graduates; post-graduate professional training; research and business services; and cultural enrichment. Through its national and international affiliations, the University links Southwest Georgia with the global economy and actively fosters a greater understanding of international business and culture.

Job Summary The College of Education at Georgia Southwestern State University is seeking to fill a position for Assistant Professor in the field of Teacher Education, with a cross disciplinary record of research and training in elementary education, special education, middle grades or secondary education. This is a 10-month, tenure track appointment. The position is open for applicants with a start date of August 2021. The individual selected for this position will be expected to (1) teach undergraduate courses as assigned, (2) teach graduate courses, as assigned, consistent with the candidate’s expertise and qualifications; (3) advise undergraduate students; (4) provide service to the College of Education and university, and (5) maintain an active research agenda. The College of Education is accredited by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

Required Qualifications
    Earned doctorate (ABD considered) in Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Middle Grades Education, Secondary Education, or a closely related fieldK-12 teaching experienceRecord of cross disciplinary research and training, including but not limited to elementary education, special education, Middle grades, etc.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness developing and delivering high quality instruction, both face to face and online
Preferred Qualifications
    Evidence of exemplary College/University teaching experienceExperience supervising candidates in practicum and internships
  • Commitment to growing partnerships, student mentorship, and scholarly and professional engagement
Required Documents to Attach

A complete application consists of a cover letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; unofficial copies of graduate transcripts; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at 229-931-2000 or by email at [email protected].

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or [email protected].

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating eligibility for employment with Georgia Southwestern State University, as determined by Georgia Southwestern State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check and drug screen.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southwestern State University is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the University takes affirmative action to preclude discrimination in recruiting, transferring, training and terminating of employees because of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, veterans status, disability or any other reason in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes, executive orders and other regulations which prohibit discriminatory employment practices.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/5/2021
Application Due: 4/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time