Assistant Professor of Education


George Fox University’s School of Education seeks qualified candidates for a part time, .75 FTE non-tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor to teach in the Graduate Teaching and Leading department. The focus of this position will be cohort leading within the MAT degree program.  This will include courses such as The Professional Educator, Structures for Teaching and Learning, Human Development and Learning Theory and Diverse Populations. This 18 semester hour position spread over fall, spring and summer sessions.  The successful candidate will be assigned an instructional load that is comprised of approximately 18 hours of teaching. 

Candidates must have a personal philosophy and lifestyle consistent with and supportive of the goals and purposes of George Fox University, a Quaker university committed to an evangelical Christian philosophy. Faculty applicants from other Christian faith traditions are welcome to apply. 

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith. Individuals who would fit this profile are encouraged to apply.


  • Applicants must have significant P-12 teaching experience in public schools.
  • Advanced degree required (doctorate preferred) in education.
  • A strong record of work in P-12 classrooms.
  • Background and experience necessary to teach graduate courses in areas of specialization that may include some or all of the following:  Reading, ESOL curriculum and instruction, learning theory, human development, multicultural education, secondary content area methods, and action research.  
  • Ability to teach, study, and serve in a growing and diverse community of professionals focused on preparing transformative P-12 educators.   


George Fox University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students and to strengthen sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution.  We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.  Salary range is competitive, depending upon qualifications and experience. Starting date is August 15, 2016.  Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and professional vita to: Dr. Scot Headley, Dean of the School of Education, George Fox University, 414 N. Meridian Street, Newberg, OR 97132, or email  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

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