University of Tennessee at Martin — Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction


The Department of Educational Studies at the University of Tennessee at Martin seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Duties for this position include teaching a 12-hour semester load of face-to-face or online courses in Secondary Language Arts. Additional responsibilities may include academic advising, mentoring student research, supervision and observation of practicums and field work, community outreach, service to the department, university and annual scholarship, and professional service. Additional information about the Department of Educational Studies can be found at

Job Description and Professional Qualifications

Full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position for graduate and undergraduate teaching in the area of Curriculum & Instruction. Earned doctorate or ABD required with expertise in/emphasis in Early Childhood, Elementary or Secondary Education (18 hrs. of graduate coursework required). Doctoral defense prior to assuming position required. Must have completed a minimum of three years successful teaching in the U.S. at the K-12 public school level. Candidates should be willing to utilize technology in teaching as well as demonstrate its use in public schools and have a willingness to work with diverse populations in public school contexts.

The following professional qualifications are preferred:

  • 18 hrs. of graduate coursework in science and math (Elementary or Secondary level)
  • Five or more years of experience teaching K-12 in the U.S.
  • Public school experience.
  • A record of scholarly activity and publications

The search committee will begin evaluating complete applications on July 15, 2018 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Qualified applicants will need to apply online at Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, three letters of reference and all unofficial transcripts to the online application.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 303 Administration Building, Martin TN 38238, (731) 881-3505 Office, (731) 881-4889 TTY, Hearing Impaired, (731) 881-3507 Fax,,