Professor of Education (Open Rank, Tenure Track)


Website Ouachita Baptist University

The Huckabee School of Education at Ouachita Baptist University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Elementary/Early Childhood Education to begin August 2024. The successful candidate will display evidence of excellent teaching in the context of a liberal-arts education; scholarly activity in the field of education; a collegial commitment to professional, university, departmental, and community service; an authentic Christian faith lived out through personal discipleship and active involvement in a local church; and support for the university’s vision, mission, and values.

Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in learning theories, assessments, elementary curriculum and methods, and teaching students of diverse backgrounds. Other responsibilities include supporting students through academic advising; student teaching supervision; curriculum planning, implementation, and evaluation; service in program, college, and university committees; actively participating in campus life; and other duties as required and/or assigned. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications. Successful experience in public school education, effective teaching in higher education, evidence of scholarly potential, and a commitment to Christian higher education are essential. Priority will be given to candidates with a doctorate in Education or equivalent field.

To apply, complete the Faculty Application for Employment and electronically forward a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and transcripts to Dr. Rachel Pool (). Priority review of completed applications will begin on February 1, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.


Consistent with our mission as a Christ-centered learning community, Ouachita Baptist University seeks to develop a diverse faculty for the benefit of our students and stakeholders. Ouachita is a Christian liberal arts university founded in 1886. Of its approximately 1,800 students, more than 1,500 undergraduates attend the university’s highly residential campus; the university also offers graduate and fully online degrees to serve students with a variety of educational programs. Ouachita’s beautiful 200-acre campus is situated on the Ouachita River, is minutes from DeGray Lake Resort State Park, and is in the foothills of the Ouachita National Forest. To learn more about the university, see the opportunity profile and visit

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