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The School of Education ,Psychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies is seeking a faculty member to teach in the Elementary Education Licensure Program The successful candidate will be hired at the rank of assistant or associate professor with a nine month appointment to begin work August 2013.

Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Required Qualifications: Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) with specialization in Elementary Education or Early Childhood/Elementary Education Curriculum and Instruction from a regionally accredited institution and be eligible to obtain teaching credentials from the Virginia Department of Education are required.  Official copies of college transcripts from a regionally accredited institution must be filed by appointment date for the successful candidate selected.  Evidence of teaching, service, and a record of scholarly activity is desired.

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities: The School seeks a dynamic individual to teach undergraduate courses in elementary education curriculum and instruction.  In addition to teaching, the position entails coordinating the elementary education licensure program for content area majors, undergraduate student advising, active participation on school and university committees, and active involvement in scholarly activities such as publishing and obtaining grants.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.  Excellence in teaching, research, and service is required for future promotion and tenure.  Preference will also be given to candidates with K-12 teaching experience.


The selected applicant may be required to submit to a background investigation.  VUU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  It is expected that successful share in this commitment.  Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 804-257-5841.


Application Process:
For qualified applicants, the application packet should contain a letter of interest, curriculum vita, a philosophy of teaching statement, a copy of graduate transcripts, sample publication(s) and syllabi and three current letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching qualifications).  Mail completed package to the following address:

Elementary Education Faculty Search Committee

Virginia Union University, Human Resources Office

1500 North Lombardy Street, Richmond, Virginia  23220

Application packages may also be sent electronically to