Assistant Professor

  • Emporia State University
  • Emporia, KS
  • May 05, 2022
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description


Emporia State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education, located in the Kansas City area. The appointment will commence in August 2022.

Position Summary:

The successful applicant will have education and related professional experience in elementary mathematics education. The position will involve teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses including face-to-face and online courses. The successful candidate will supervise student teaching interns in Professional Development Schools. Other teaching responsibilities may be assigned based on the education and professional experience of the candidate.

Service and scholarship are also required.

This position is based at our distance site campus in the Kansas City area at ESU-KC. The successful applicant will participate in recruitment and retention efforts in the Kansas City area.

Some travel to main campus in Emporia, Kansas will be required.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of successful elementary K-6 teaching experience in an accredited school.
  • Hold or have held an elementary teaching license.
  • Training in research-based approaches to teach and assess elementary mathematics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Curriculum and Instruction doctorate degree with an emphasis in mathematics education or a related doctorate with an emphasis in mathematics education. 
  • Experience teaching elementary mathematics education courses, teaching mathematics content courses for elementary education majors, and supervising pre-service teachers in field experiences.

Applicants in a doctoral program with a completion date identified are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant who does not possess a doctorate at the time of appointment will be hired as an instructor until successful completion of the degree.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Upload a letter of application, current vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact information (name, phone, e-mail address) for three current references to the online application portal linked here: Questions can be directed to Dr. Tiffany Hill,, who is the search committee chair. A pre-employment background check and official transcripts will be required upon offer.

Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by

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