Faculty Positions

Available Faculty Positions


Assistant Professor, Education

Site:  Dickson                

Department:  Education                    

Status:  Full Time, Faculty (11-Month)                                            

Reports To:  Chair, Education Dept.


Position Summary

The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at Freed-Hardeman University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the assistant/associate level in education to teach at the University’s off-campus instructional site in Dickson, Tennessee beginning in August 2018. The Teacher Education Program, accredited by NCATE, offers outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs. As assistant professor, associate professor, professor of education, this position is responsible for teaching both major and non-major courses, advising, engaging in scholarly activity, and conducting committee work as assigned. 



  • PhD, EdD, or other terminal degree in a discipline associated with one of the degree programs offered in the Department of Education is preferred. ABD applicants who are close to completion will be considered. 

  • A demonstrated history, competence in, and commitment to quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level is preferred.

  • Experience with delivering courses in an on-line and classroom format that engages current technology is preferred.

  • Significant teaching or leadership experience in education is required.

  • Candidate must have eighteen or more hours of graduate level course work in the teaching discipline.

  • Candidate must be an active member in good standing of the churches of Christ.



    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaches courses within the Department of Education with a total load of up to 27 hours.

  • Serves as academic advisor for program majors at Dickson.

  • Engages in scholarly research or other creative achievement activity.

  • Serves on university committees as assigned.

  • Attends daily chapel.

  • Participates in student recruitment and promotion.

  • Conducts servant leadership in the community. 

  • May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.



  • Position rank will be based on degree and experience.

  • Salary will be commensurate with degree, background, and experience.

  • Benefit information and an application may be accessed at http://www.fhu.edu/HR.


Application Deadline

Application review will begin on February 19, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit application and resume to resumes@fhu.edu.


Freed-Hardeman University is an academic community, associated with churches of Christ, which is dedicated to providing excellent undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, and service.


Pursuant to this mission and Section 703(e)(2) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Freed-Hardeman University exercises a preference for applicants active within the churches of Christ. Freed-Hardeman University complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or prior military service in the administration of its employment practices.



Step 1: 

Complete the online faculty application for employment.

Step 2:

Submit your cover letter and resume to resumes@fhu.edu.

A PDF version of the application is also available. For accessibility or ADA accommodation questions, please email resumes@fhu.edu.

Your Right to Know

As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, prospective employees of Freed-Hardeman University are entitled to request and receive a copy of the FHU Security Report. The FHU Security Report can be accessed here. This report includes crime statistics on certain reportable crimes.

Anyone desiring a paper copy of this report may contact the Campus Safety and Security office at 731-989-6911.