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Assistant Professor of Education, Tenure Track – College of Arts & Sciences


Assistant Professor of Education, Tenure Track (Elementary Literacy emphasis)

Office or College

Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences


Faculty Positions

Position Summary

The Department of Education at The University of Tulsa seeks candidates to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level for the academic year 2018-2019 beginning August 2018.

For detailed information about The University of Tulsa and the Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences, go to the link:

Characteristic Duties

The person hired for this position will teach undergraduate courses in elementary reading methods, elementary social studies methods, and other foundational courses in the elementary education program. The new hire will also have the opportunity to develop new courses and field experience related to elementary literacy and ESL education in collaboration with other university faculty and community partners. Additional responsibilities include maintaining an active research agenda related to elementary education, advising students, and participating in department and university service.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned Doctorate in Elementary Education or a closely related field; elementary teaching experience; evidence of an active research agenda​

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds; experience teaching ESL; evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate level; experience collaborating with K-12 educators and schools​

Application Information

Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.  The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristics including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application detailing their interest in the position and fit for its requirements, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio, writing sample, and complete contact information for at least three references.

Application materials and inquiries should be sent electronically to Dr. Elizabeth Smith, Chair of the Department of Education, at:






The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.