Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education

Webster Univeristy in Missouri

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 22, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Starting Date: August 2014

Applicants must have:
an earned doctorate in Reading or Foundations or a closely related field by August 30, 2014 a minimum of three years teaching experience with students (PreK-12) certification to teach in Reading and/or Elementary Education understanding and expertise in global perspectives in teacher education

Special consideration will be given to applicants with:


  • broad knowledge of research-based approaches to Reading and Literacy education
  • commitment to using technology in teaching
  • experience teaching at a university level
  • experience working with teachers, students, and/or teacher education candidates in culturally diverse settings
  • active participation in professional organizations
  • experience with program assessment
  • ability to collaborate on intra-departmental issues and tasks

Duties include:

  • teaching initial certification courses in Reading and Elementary Education
  • teaching educational foundations courses such as Education in a Diverse Society, Early Diversity Practicum.
  • mentoring and advising undergraduate initial certification students
  • contributing to the field of education through scholarly works
  • developing and teaching field-based programs as well as integrating instructional technology into the curriculum.
  • conducting field work and collaborating with PreK-12 partnerships

School:  The goal of the department is to prepare teachers who are professionals committed to continuous learning and the empowerment of all learners in their classrooms. Faculty model and candidates are expected to demonstrate the values of knowledge, commitment, informed action, and reflection. The department offers undergraduate programs to prepare candidates for initial early childhood, elementary, middle school, secondary and special education certification. Our programs are accredited by NCATE.

Webster University (St. Louis, Missouri) is an independent, comprehensive, nondenominational, multi-campus, international university with undergraduate and graduate programs in various disciplines, including the liberal arts and sciences, the fine and performing arts, teacher education, communications, and business and technology. Founded in 1915, Webster serves students at its home campus, at campus centers across the U.S., and internationally at four European campuses, in China, Thailand, and Japan.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita including a list of three references, and a sample of scholarly writing (e.g., articles, papers, chapters) to Search Committee Chair, Department of Teacher Education, Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood Ave, St. Louis, MO 63119 or to

Electronic submission of application materials is preferred. For additional questions, please contact Dr. Ted Green at 314.246.7971.

Webster University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, and/or veteran status.


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