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 Assistant Professor of Education position with an anticipated state date of August 2022. Candidates must have: an earned terminal degree in Education, including 18 graduate hours in developmental processes of early, emergent and adolescent reading/literacy, and 18 graduate hours in teaching second language acquisition; classroom teaching to include elementary school and university levels; and valid State of Florida teaching certificate in elementary education. 

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

Essential Job Duties

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate level English as a Second Language (ESOL/TESOL) courses 
  • Develop and teach Reading/Literacy courses to include a reading lab 
  • Supervise school-based field experiences 
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students. 
  • Must participate in college and university service 
  • Develop research portfolio 

Work Conditions

  • Mainly indoors 
  • Some off-campus travel may be required 
  • Work is performed under minimum supervision and requires incumbent to exercise independence and discretion 

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and scientific equipment 
  • Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens 
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone 

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement

  • Earned terminal degree in Education. 
  • 18 graduate hours in developmental processes  of early, emergent and adolescent reading/literacy 
  • 18 graduate hours in teaching second language acquisition 
  • Valid State of Florida teaching certificate in elementary education 

Minimum Work Experience

  • Classroom teaching to include elementary school and university levels 

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a JU faculty application, a cover letter stating interest in the position, a curriculum vitae including statement of interest in and/or experience with teaching and research at a small, private institution, three reference letters three reference letters (that include the referee’s  name, telephone number and email address) who are able to comment, and official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.  Materials should be submitted to:

Chair, Education Search Committee
2800 University Blvd. N.
Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL, 32211

Email Fax: 904 256-7159. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.