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Assistant Professor of Education

Assistant Professor of Education

Position: Assistant Professor Education

Shorter University, Rome, Georgia

Department: School of Education 

Type of Position: Full Time 

About Shorter University: 

Shorter University’s mission is to advance God’s Kingdom through a commitment to academic excellence, spiritual growth, Christian leadership, and global service within the context of a biblical worldview. Our motto, “Transforming Lives through Christ”, guides Shorter’s exceptional academic programs, vibrant campus atmosphere, and Christ-centered community.

The Department: 

The School of Education offers bachelor’s degrees in the following: Elementary Education, Special Education/General Curriculum, Middle Grades Education, History Education, and Math Education. Graduate degrees offered are MAT: Pedagogy and M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction. Two endorsements are also available: Dyslexia and ESOL. The School of Education has a solid reputation and has been recognized as the top teacher preparation program in the state.

Job Summary: 

The Shorter University School of Education invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with a start date of August 2024.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, online and traditional, primarily teaching elementary education classes with a strong literacy emphasis. The successful candidate should have credentials related to elementary education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Practical experience, as a teacher and administrator, is also preferred for individuals who can convey experiences into the classroom model. This individual will be a key constituent in the community and be involved in local school partnerships.

Required Qualifications/Experience: 

  • Minimum Graduate Degree in Education
  • Statement of Faith
  • A signed commitment of the Shorter University mission and acceptance of the Personal Lifestyle Statement found on our website.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience: 

  • Doctoral Degree in Elementary Education or related field
  • Practical work experience that will elevate academic instruction in the classroom.
  • Experience in undergraduate and graduate teaching at the college level.
  • Experience with online teaching, preferably in the Canvas learning management system
  • Advising college students through their degree plan to graduation
  • Knowledge of GaPSC program approval process


Posting Date:

April 2, 2024

Closing Date:

Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. Position will remain open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Apply directly through the Shorter University Employment Site

Upload a PDF of the following required documents

- Curriculum Vitae

- Statement of Faith

- Letter of interest

- Unofficial transcripts

- Professional References

Send letter of application, unofficial transcripts of all academic work, statement of faith, resume, and three current letters of reference to:

Human Resources

Shorter University

315 Shorter Avenue

Rome, Georgia 30165

Shorter University is a Christ-centered University affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Mission Board and requires employees to be committed Christians.

Transforming Lives Through Christ

Additional Info

Education Level : Doctoral

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