Assistant Professor of Middle Childhood Education, tenure-track

OHIO University

Lancaster Campus


Assistant Professor of Middle Childhood Education, tenure-track


The Ohio University Lancaster Campus is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Middle Childhood Education to begin August 15, 2018. The chosen applicant will be expected to maintain a successful record in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service (including advising and recruiting) commensurate with a tenure-track position. Teaching load is 24 semester hours or equivalent per academic year in Middle Childhood Education courses including introductory and foundational courses, curriculum development course, and courses that make up the Middle Childhood Education Reading Core and Middle Childhood Methods courses.


Teaching via distance learning technology will be required for some classes. In addition to teaching load, the chosen applicant will be responsible for leading the Middle Childhood Program including keeping up with the program requirements, program accreditation, student advising and recruitment, collaboration with related faculty and staff.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. with evidence of successful college/university teaching and at least three (3) years of middle school classroom teaching experience.


The Ohio University Lancaster Campus is located about 45 miles north of the main campus in Athens and 25 miles south-east of Columbus. Over 2,500 traditional and nontraditional students enroll each semester in Associate's, Bachelor's and Master's degree programs located in Lancaster or Pickerington Center. The Ohio University Lancaster community strives to create an educational and cultural environment in which students refine their abilities to reason and communicate clearly, so as to become responsible citizens in a diverse world.

The salary is commensurate with experience and credentials plus includes an excellent benefits package. This is typically a nine-month academic year contract with summer teaching possibilities and a small stipend for administrative duties associated with facilitating campus accreditation data.

Applicants must complete an application at and attach required documents. Documents include: Curriculum vitae, cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts (graduate only), actual or proposed course syllabi, college level student/peer evaluations of courses taught, and a list of three professional references (including names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses).


The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by June 17, 2018.


Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (