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Assistant/Associate Professor of Education

TITLE: Apply Assistant/Associate Professor of Education
College of Education, Arts, and Sciences
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 01-27-2023
REPORTS TO: Chair, Department of Residential Education

This is a 9-month full-time, tenure-track position with a 12-credit teaching load per semester for the fall and spring semesters. Responsibilities may require flexible work hours that would include evenings, weekends, and occasional travel. Attendance is required at typical faculty and administrative meetings including graduation.



LeTourneau University seeks an innovative, dynamic, and student-focused instructor to teach Reading/Education courses on campus for the residential education program in a 9-month, full-time tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate will be able to think creatively and critically about the essential role of education within the “Christian Polytechnic University” mission and provide leadership within the learning environment and campus culture of LeTourneau University.



  • Teach a full-time load of undergraduate reading/education courses, involving preparation of course materials and assessments
  • Supervise pre-service teachers in clinical settings
  • Participate actively in the University learning community, including committees, seminars, and department meetings
  • Connect with students through advising and success programs
  • Actively engage in retention and recruitment efforts of students
  • Maintain a commitment to academic scholarship in field of expertise
  • Exhibit genuine and enthusiastic support of the LeTourneau University Faith Statement and Community Covenant (
  • Possess enthusiasm for integrating faith and learning in the classroom in a way that both educates and disciples students
  • Earned PhD or EdD in Education preferred
  • Ability to teach full range of reading/literacy and education courses
  • Display strong interest in the science of teaching reading
  • Hold valid Texas teacher certification with certification(s) in EC-6 and/or 4-8 (applicants with out-of-state teacher certification must be eligible to apply for Texas teacher certification)
  • Additional English as a Second Language and Reading Specialist certifications, as well as T-TESS Field Supervisor Training preferred
  • Capacity to communicate subject material using contemporary methods
  • Prior significant (PK-8) teaching experience
  • Have a proven ability to relate to students and faculty
  • Willingness to work co-operatively and cross-disciplinarily in teaching
SALARY: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University offers an innovative healthcare package with many options, personal budget, telemedicine, year-round support, and more. LeTourneau University also provides life insurance, contribution to a retirement program, and tuition assistance.

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled.

In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information.  Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX.  Send an electronic copy of a completed application, letter of interest, unofficial graduate transcripts and curriculum vitae to:

E-mail address:

Office of the Provost
LeTourneau University, P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-3201, Phone (903) 233-3210

LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

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