The University of Findlay — Full-Time Tenure-Track Position, College of Education

The University of Findlay invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to teach primarily in the doctoral program to begin in August 2017 in the College of Education. The College of Education is seeking a candidate with experience working with qualitative research methods at the graduate level. The applicant should be willing to chair and serve on doctoral committees.

Successful candidates will have a doctorate in education or a related field, previous public school teaching and/or administrative experience; ABD applicants will be considered but the terminal degree must be obtained prior to the appointment start date; previous university teaching, including online teaching experience; research experience; NCATE/CAEP experience; and experience chairing dissertation committees. Prior college teaching experience is preferred. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Candidates must be committed to student-centered education as well as professional development and academic scholarship.

The College of Education at The University of Findlay prepares caring, competent, reflective and highly qualified professionals. The college offers undergraduate and post-baccalaureate licensure in Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Intervention Specialist, AYA and Multi-Age areas as well as several endorsements. The licensure programs have a strong field experience component and the college is accredited through CAEP. The College has a Master of Arts in Education with emphasis areas in curriculum and teaching, technology, educational administration, reading, children’s literature, human resource development, and science education. The University of Findlay offers principal and superintendent licensure. A Doctor of Education degree is offered with a focus on preparing tomorrow’s leaders to plan strategically, communicate effectively in the modern work, think critically about the impact of the policy and decisions and contribute to the knowledge base by conducting research in the candidate’s area of expertise.

The University of Findlay has grown from 2,000 to nearly 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students in the last twenty years and is the largest private university in northwest Ohio.  Founded in 1882, University of Findlay is a forward-looking private university that is constantly seeking ways to better serve students and the community. The University is committed to the education of a diverse student body and enrolls students from nearly 40 nations and most US states. Consistently ranked in the top tier of Midwestern universities in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges,” the University has also been regularly recognized as one of the region’s best by Princeton Review. Institutional Research and Evaluation Inc., an independent research organization specializing in higher education, recently named it as one of “America’s Best Private Colleges.”  The University has also been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation for which to work by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For more information about the University of Findlay, visit

The City of Findlay, just south of Toledo and located approximately 1.5 hours from Columbus, Dayton and Detroit, has been designated a “dreamtown” by Demographics Daily, repeatedly named one of the top 20 micropolitan areas (small towns) in the United States by Site Selection magazine and is the only municipality in Ohio to be selected three times as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People by America’s Promise.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.  The UF Employment Application may be found on the website at:  For optimal consideration for this exciting opportunity, send a cover letter highlighting the reasons for applying for the position; current Curriculum Vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; the names and contact information of three professional references; and a complete Faculty Application to: Human Resources, The University of Findlay, 1000 N. Main Street Findlay, Ohio 45840.  Materials may also be emailed to  Make sure to indicate that the application is for the “College of Education Tenure-Track 2016249” position.  The University of Findlay is an equal opportunity employer and educator.  For more information on The University of Findlay, visit .  The University of Findlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer/ Male/Female/Disabled/Vet.