Position Details

Assistant Professor of Education and Special Education

VIRGINIA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (www.vwu.edu) invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Education with expertise in teaching elementary education and a preference given to those with a background in special education.  A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.  The position begins in Fall 2020.

The University seeks a candidate with a strong commitment to teaching, student advising and maintaining a record of scholarship.  Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in elementary education and special education, developing and teaching online and face to face graduate education courses, and supervising accompanying field experiences. Successful candidates should have at least 3 years of experience teaching in schools and successful experience teaching diverse populations.  We prefer candidates with an emphasis in literary education and experience in online instruction.  The salary is competitive and the university offers an attractive benefits package.

Applicants should submit, electronically (as a single PDF), a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, a statement on experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), and three letters of reference to Ms. Karla Rasmussen, Director of Human Resources, at employment@vwu.edu.   A review of applications will begin on February 10, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Bill McConnell, Chair of the Education department at wmcconnell@vwu.edu.

About Virginia Wesleyan University
Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia's premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs. Undergraduate degrees include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Social Work with 36 majors, 30 minors, and 12 pre-professional tracks. Graduate degrees include a Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Education. Students thrive in average class sizes of 14 and through the University's experiential learning, high-impact leadership, and career-development programs. An inclusive community dedicated to scholarship and service grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, Virginia Wesleyan University inspires students to build meaningful lives through engagement in Coastal Virginia's dynamic metropolitan region, the nation, and the world.
 
Location
Virginia Wesleyan is a university with a coastal edge. Located in Virginia Beach, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Chesapeake Bay, our region is proud of its vibrant city life, sandy beaches, and rich history. Learn more at visitvirginiabeach.com/explore. 

 

Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or the presence of non-job-related medical disability or any other legally protected status.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, the presence of non-job-related medical disability, or any other legally protected status.