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Assistant Professor of Education - 2 positions - F0099 & F0119


Assistant Professor of Education - 2 positions - F0099 & F0119

  • 156808
  • Farmville, Virginia, United States
  • Education & Counseling
  • Longwood University (Hirezon)
About Longwood University:

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia.

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour's drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville. Longwood currently has approximately 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students and 39,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.

Job Description:

The Department of Education and Counseling invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions (#F0099 and #F0119) at the rank of Assistant Professor in Education to begin August 2023.

The Department of Education and Counseling in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services at Longwood University seeks candidates with a strong commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching. Professional responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours per semester of undergraduate courses. In addition to the primary responsibility of innovative undergraduate teaching, faculty are also expected to advise students in the major, engage in scholarship and professional activity, including undergraduate research, and participate in service at the department and University level.


Required qualifications:
  • Ph.D. or Ed.D in Education ABD candidates must have an expected completion date by August 2023 for preferred consideration.
  • Current teaching license (or eligible for teaching license)
  • Three or more years of experience teaching in an elementary and/or middle school setting
  • Interest and willingness to be actively involved in the delivery of instruction and supervision through off-campus partnerships with local school divisions
  • Evidence of commitment to culturally responsive work with diverse students
  • Evidence of the ability to address social justice and advocacy within a university, school, or community setting
  • Evidence of a demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and constituents in support of the University mission.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Evidence of scholarship in the form of research and/or presentations at the local, regional, state, or national level
  • Evidence of demonstrated college teaching ability

Additional Information:

These are full-time, tenure-track instructional faculty positions. Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or humres@longwood.edu.

Per CFR: Title 34, the Title IX Coordinator's contact information can be located through this link http://www.longwood.edu/titleix/.

A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, position posted 12/9/22. To apply for this position, qualified applicants must complete the online information section and questions, and please attach (where it says Resume)
  • Letter of interest summarizing qualifications for this position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial graduate transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Philosophy that includes how the applicant serves diverse populations and perspectives in the classroom
  • Contact information for three active faculty who are familiar with the applicant's teaching and research and can discuss their academic qualifications for this position


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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