Assistant Professor of Education

The Teacher Education Program at Southern Virginia University invites applications for an assistant professor of education beginning August 2020. Responsibilities include teaching Foundations of Education, The Exceptional Learner and other courses as needed; managing fieldwork experiences; serving as a liaison to the local K-12 education community; supervising student teachers; performing a variety of administrative duties; academic advising and mentoring of students; and serving as a licensure program administrator.

Qualified candidates should have a PhD or EdD in education and K-12 teaching experience. Candidates who have middle and secondary teaching experience and also special education experience are encouraged to apply.

Southern Virginia University’s Teacher Education Program is a small, undergraduate program offering endorsements in elementary, middle and secondary teaching. Applicants should comment on their understanding of, and willingness to support, the mission of the school. Southern Virginia serves primarily students who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, but successful applicants do not need to be members of the Church. The Teacher Education Program at Southern Virginia University operates as part of the Rockbridge Teacher Education Consortium with Washington and Lee University.

We are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance, and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job.

Please email applications materials to Applications must include the submission of a letter of interest specifically addressing willingness to support the mission of the school, qualifications, a resume/CV, and contact information for three confidential letters of reference.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer, and especially encourages women and members of U.S. racial and ethnic minority groups to apply.