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Assistant Professor of Practice

Southern Illinois University

  • Location: Carbondale, IL
  • Post Date: 4/28/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME


Assistant Professor of Practice
Department of Workforce Education and Development
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Position: This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track faculty position in the Department of Workforce Education and Development (WED). WED has delivered an on-campus Baccalaureate Degree Program with a major in Workforce Education and Development since 1973. The department offers the Bachelor of Science in Education and the Master of Science in Education degrees on the Carbondale, Illinois campus and online. This position will be responsible for teaching 3 courses in the Bachelor's and Master's programs and serving as the Master of Science Pre-admission Coordinator each semester. Courses to be taught include, but are not limited to, WED 460, 461, 462, 463, 466, 486, 560, 561, 566, 586, and 593. Course descriptions are available at: http://ehs.siu.edu/wed/department/courses/index.php.


  1. Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution, in one of the following areas: workforce education, training and development, adult education, human resources, or a related field. The rank of Assistant Professor of Practice requires a doctorate degree.
  2. A minimum of four years of documented experience teaching at the postsecondary level, such as a 2-year and 4-year college, the military, or in business and industry.
  3. Experience in applying workforce education, adult learning and human resource development principles in business and industry.
  4. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience advising college students and completing administrative duties for university programs.

Effective Start Date: June 1, 2019

Application Deadline: May 10, 2019, or until filled.

Application Procedure: A complete application includes:

  • a letter of application;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • unofficial transcript of highest degree earned; and
  • a listing of at least three references with contact information

Send PDF files to coehs.business.office@siu.edu

or send hardcopies to:

Search Committee -WED c/o Susan Wills 
College of Education and Human Services 
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 
Wham Building, Room 115-Mail Code 4624 
625 Wham Drive 
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Southern Illinois University