Tenure Track Professor of Education

Department of Education

Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program in Carlinville, IL, seeks applications for a tenure track Professor of Education (Generalist) position to begin in August 2023. The ideal candidate would have significant general knowledge across multiple domains in the education field. The Teacher Education department offers programs leading to licensure in 13 areas and is collectively one of the most extensive programs on campus. Primary responsibilities will include teaching teacher preparation courses, including pedagogy and methodology, emphasizing middle and/or secondary education.

Qualifications include Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, or another related field.   ABD will be considered if the completion date is by May of 2024.  Demonstrated excellence in teaching, experience with the edTPA, and at least three years experience in K-12 teaching with diverse learners is essential. The ideal candidate will be adept in using instructional technology, be familiar with Illinois teacher preparation standards, be committed to the concept that all students can be productive members of our communities, be an energetic addition to our team, interested in joining a campus community that promotes diversity, inclusion and respect.

Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country. As such, we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Send resume and cover letter including a diversity statement describing what diversity means to you and why it is necessary, the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current and professional references to Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL  62626 or email hr@blackburn.edu. Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position. Phone calls or walk-ins are not accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately upon receipt of the completed application.