Assistant Professor of Education

Assistant Professor - Education

Angola, Indiana


The Franks School of Education at Trine University invites applications for a full-time assistant/associate professor of education beginning August 2024. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teacher education, an understanding of current research in teacher education, and a passion for collaboration with colleagues and P-12 school partners.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses related to curriculum and instruction for elementary and/or secondary education majors. Position also includes academic advising and supervision of field experiences and student teachers.

Please include a cover letter and curriculum vitae with your application materials. Review of applications will begin spring 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Franks School of Education has a long tradition of preparing future teachers. The program positions teacher education graduates to be effective P-12 educators through the incorporation of extensive clinical experiences and utilization of performance-based measures for assessing teacher candidates’ readiness. 

Trine University is a private, teaching-focused institution. Faculty expectations are split into 80% teaching, 10% scholarship/professional development, and 10% service. A standard teaching load for faculty is 12 credit hours per semester. Service to the department and the university is highly valued.

Experience and Education

Doctorate preferred, master’s required with a minimum three years of U.S. public school teaching experience and a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. Successful teaching demonstration required. 


Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:

  • Health - medical, dental, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life insurance - a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1 ½ times annual salary
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement - after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match

Are you ready to join Trine?


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.