System Identification Number:
Teacher Education & Administration (132330)
College of Education http://coe.unt.edu
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Teacher Education and Administration invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2017. Summer teaching is contingent on student demand and funding. The successful candidate will join a dedicated Early Childhood Education faculty with programs leading to EC-6 teacher certification, an M.S. in Early Childhood Education, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Early Childhood Studies
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the continued development and success of the department through research, teaching, service, and mentoring of students. As a tenure-track member of the faculty, candidates will be expected to develop a record of scholarly research necessary to obtain tenure. In addition, candidates will be expected to engage in teaching and to contribute service to the department, College of Education, and the University of North Texas. Instructional roles include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Childhood. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop or continue an ongoing research agenda in an area of specialization, including regular publications in quality outlets, professional presentations, and submission of external grant proposals. Service on dissertation committees, including the chairing of dissertations, is expected.
The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in Early Childhood or a closely related field, with at least 18 semester hours of graduate coursework in Early Childhood.
Also required is a minimum of three years of teaching experience in grades EC-4. ABD candidates will be considered as long as the doctorate is successfully defended prior to the start date.
Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in higher education and EC teaching experience with diverse student populations, especially ESL and bilingual.
Area of Specialty:
Early Childhood Education
Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
Open Until Search Closed
Review of Applications Begins:
Required Applicant Documents:
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Statement of Research Interests
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please provide the names and contact information (i.e. mailing addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses) of at least 3 professional references. Make certain that your cover letter and/or curriculum vitae clearly addresses your teaching experiences (in EC and higher education), including experiences with diverse student populations.