Assistant Professor of Education, Broken Arrow

  • Northeastern State University
  • Broken Arrow, OK
  • May 03, 2021
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description

Assistant Professor of Education, Broken Arrow


Northeastern State University is an Oklahoma State agency. In accordance with such, any applicant hired for this position must provide a Social Security card to Human Resources during the hiring process.

Description of the Position

The Department of Educational Leadership at Northeastern State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the College of Education. The faculty member in this position will teach graduate courses in the Master of Education in Instructional Leadership (focused on teaching rather than certification) and core courses in other Master of Education degrees serving teachers, administrators, and staff in pK-12 environments.

Required Responsibilities

The successful applicant responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching graduate courses in Action Research, Motivation, Technologies in STEM Education, Measurement, and Capstone/Thesis in the M. Ed. in Instructional Leadership program. The applicant must show evidence of a commitment to the creation and maintenance of inclusive learning spaces that are welcoming of students regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identities, gender expressions, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, disabilities, religion, regional background, Veteran status, citizenship status, nationality, and other diverse identities. Requirements of the position also include mentoring and advising Master of Education in Instructional Leadership program students. Program chair/director experience preferred.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop curricula and deliver course material.
  • Develop and maintain program assessments.
  • Review methods and teaching materials and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Assist with student recruitment, interviews, and academic advising/mentoring sessions.
  • Participate in program, department, and university meetings.
  • Develop and build a retention, tenure, and promotion professional file.
  • Contribute to the creation of an environment that promotes growth and equality.
  • Publish research, attend conferences, and deliver presentations.
  • Other duties expected of the rank and position.
There will be other opportunities for the successful candidate to assume responsibilities, such as serving as the program chair.


A terminal degree in Education is required; ABD may be considered; pK-12 classroom teaching experience is required.


The successful candidate must have experience teaching education courses, STEM-based curriculum and graduate advising. The Master of Education in Instructional Leadership program faculty work in a team-based, mentorship approach, and there is an expectation to maintain a collegial environment where faculty learn from each other. Mentorship experience is preferred. A clear research agenda and service to the community are preferred. 

Documents Needed to Apply

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Agenda
  • Inclusive Learning Spaces Personal Commitment Statement

Salary $50,090.00 with excellent benefits

Projected hire date August 2021

Applications accepted until May 31, 2021 
NOTE: Posting will close to applicants at 11:59 p.m. on the date above. An application cannot be changed after it has been submitted.

Department Information for Applicants 

Faculty teaching may include distance-based courses, including blended and fully online classes.

Transcripts may be scanned, saved, and uploaded. An official/certified transcript is required upon employment.

Please include on the application complete contact information for three references.

Northeastern State University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce as an essential part of excellence in faculty and staff at the University, and complies with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and equal employment opportunity for VEVRRA protected veterans. NSU actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for any opening at NSU.

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