Career Opportunities


Assistant Professor - Education

Posting Date

11/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Assistant Professor - Education
UW System Title:  Assistant Professor
Start Date:  August 20, 2018

Essential Job Functions

The Professional Program in Education at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Education (Literacy). The Professional Program in Education seeks to prepare candidates for the teaching profession through a high-quality, standards-based teacher education program. Furthermore, we prepare candidates to serve effectively the educational needs of the region within the context of the larger society.

Candidates with knowledge of teacher preparation processes, previous experience in higher education, working with student teachers, establishing partnerships with PK-12 districts, and proficiency with education technology and/or online course instruction are highly encouraged to apply.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach courses in reading, writing, and literacy methods in teacher education, along with possibly teaching other undergraduate or graduate courses in areas consistent with expertise and program needs.
  • Advise students.
  • Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
  • Perform institutional and community service.
  • Contribute to the ongoing programmatic development within the Professional Program in Education.
  • Establish professional relationships with PK-12 schools and other community organizations.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Additionally, the candidate should possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.



  • Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education, or related field, from an accredited institution by the start date.  
  • Three years of classroom teaching experience in a PK-12 educational setting


  • Current teaching license

Conditions of Appointment

Position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment.  Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years, although tenure decisions may be at any time.  Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure.  Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity and institutional service required for retention and promotion.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "13687"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Assistant Professor - Education"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work
  • Names and contact information for three references

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Amy Bartelme
Phone: (920) 465-2566

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, December 8, 2017.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.