Assistant Professor - Education / R96907

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Little Rock, ARKANSAS

Posting Details


Position Type Faculty
Employee Class Code FB
AR State Title Assistant Professor
FLSA Exempt

Position Summary and Qualifications

Posting Number FNC01314
UALR Functional Title Assistant Professor - Education / R96907
Position Number R97574 Need new position number - R96907
Department School of Education
Position Summary

The School of Education in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor in Education. The College seeks scholars with expertise in teacher education and one or more of the major content areas educators teach to 4-12th grade students (preferably English, Math, and/or Science). The applicant must also have expertise and interest in working with teacher education candidates, cooperating teachers, administrators, and other educators in teaching diverse populations in K-12 school contexts. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate education courses, in both face-to-face and online environments;
  • Observe and mentor candidates in educational settings;
  • Recruit and advise teacher education candidates;
  • Participate in graduate level research projects;
  • Conduct an active research/publication agenda;
  • Provide service to the university, community, and profession;
  • Perform other duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Capacity to engage in research, service, and teaching;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues;
  • Commitment to addressing issues of diversity;
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology effectively in teaching, scholarship, and service.
Required Education and/or Experience

PhD or EdD in Education or a related area, with an academic background in one or more of the major content areas of education, PK-12 teaching experience, and documented record of scholarship with potential to develop a sustained record of scholarship.

Preferred Education and/or Experience

A history of developing and leading professional development activities for teachers. Experience working collaboratively with schools or community groups particularly in urban and ethnically diverse settings; developing/working with university and school partnerships; CAEP and SPA accreditation processes; and college teaching experience.

Background Check Requirements 01 - Criminal/Financial
Start Date 08/16/2019

Additional Qualifications

Essential Job Functions Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds: Occasionally, Speaking; Essential, Hearing: Essential, Vision: Ability to distinguish similar colors, depth perception, close vision: Essential, Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds: Occasionally, Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds: Occasionally, Lifting 10-25 lbs: Occasionally, Sitting for long periods of time: Frequently, Standing for long periods of time: Frequently, Walking - Moderate Distances; Occasionally
Work Conditions Spends approximately 75% or more time indoors

Posting Detail Information

Background Check Statement

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UALR EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Open Date 05/17/2019
Close Date 06/17/2019
Open Until Filled No
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