Assistant Professor of Education


Position Title

Assistant Professor of  Education




Full Time

Position Summary

The School of Education at Jacksonville University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in K-12 Reading/Literacy Education.

Essential Job Duties

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate level reading courses, develop and maintain a reading lab, supervise school-based field experiences, and advise undergraduate and graduate students.

Work Conditions

  • Primarily indoors except when traveling between campus buildings
  • 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 Requirement 

  • Earned doctorate in Reading/Literacy including Reading Diagnosis and Assessment;
  • K-12 teaching experience with emergent readers, and the remediation of middle and high school students.


Knowledgeable of Florida Competencies and Skills in Reading, experience working in a Reading Lab or similar clinical field work, at least three years of K-12 teaching experience, experience with teaching ELL learners, and the supervision of field experiences for teacher education students.

Rank and Salary

Assistant Professor (tenure track) at a salary commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Nine-month contract.

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.

Jacksonville University supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Jacksonville University is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be evaluated for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other protected characteristics under applicable Florida and Federal laws.

To Apply

Send or fax letter of application, vita, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a signed JU Faculty Employment Application, and three letters of recommendation to Ron Harrell at (904) 256-7159. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.