Assistant Professor of Education


Position Title

Assistant Professor of Education 


School of Education 


Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

The School of Education at Jacksonville University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Education.

Responsibilities: Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate level English as a Second Language (ESOL/TESOL) courses, and to develop and teach Reading/Literacy courses to include a reading lab, supervise school-based field experiences, and advise undergraduate and graduate students. 


  • Required
    • Earned terminal degree in Education.

      • 18 graduate hours or equivalent life experience teaching developmental processes of early, emergent and adolescent reading/literacy 
      • 18 graduate hours or equivalent life experience teaching second language acquisition
    • Classroom teaching experience to include elementary school and university levels
    • Valid teaching certificate in elementary education
    • Willingness to gain mastery of State of Florida teacher certification requirements in Reading and ESOL

To Apply

  • Complete the JU employment application
  • Provide a cover letter stating your interest in this position,
  • Provide a CV, to include statements of interest in and/or experience in teaching and research at a small private university,
  • Provide three reference letters (that includes the referee’s name, telephone number and email address) who are able to comment on both academic qualification and administrative/management
  • Provide official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.

The successful candidate must have: 

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills. Research involving undergraduates or other engaged learning experiences is expected.
  • Candidates should also actively engage in scholarly activities, professional development, and service to the university and community while aiding the division in its efforts to maintain its programs as per the University’s strategic plan.
  • Review of applications begins October 2021 and continues until the position is filled. 

The deadline for all applications is April 1, 2022. Anticipated start date is August 2022. 

Application Process:

Send or fax letter of application, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a signed JU Faculty Employment Application, and three letters of recommendation to the address below. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Ron Harrell 

Fax: 904 256-7159


"Jacksonville University supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Jacksonville University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status or disability."

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