Assistant Professor of Special Education
Posting Number: 0601047
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Special Education
Position Type: Faculty
Duration of Position: Full Time
Work Location: San Antonio, TX
Department: Department of Educator & Leadership Preparation
Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Job Summary/Basic Function: The College of Education & Human Development, Department of
Educator and Leadership Preparation, seeks candidates for full-time,
tenure-track appointment beginning fall, 2017. The appointment is
for an Assistant Professor of Special Education. Successful
candidates will teach undergraduate/graduate level courses in
Special Education while working collaboratively with faculty to build
a comprehensive education program supporting diverse
populations. The supervision of field based students and/or student
teachers are also possible. Mentorship and advisement of students
is essential in addition to the involvement in campus activities and
other responsibilities, as deemed necessary. An active service and
research agenda with publications and conference presentations is
necessary. Quality performance will be expected in teaching,
student mentorship, community service, as well as active university
Work Hours: Dependent on course and institutional schedules. Teaching may include; day, night, or weekend courses.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas A&M University-San Antonio is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
Applications for the position are online at
https://employment.tamusahr.com. Please apply online with the
required documents - cover letter and curriculum vitae.
Review of applicants will begin immediately.
For review of applications, applicants may submit unofficial transcripts to the Search Committee Chair. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment,
three original letters of recommendation less than one year old and
bearing the writer's actual signature, as well as official transcripts
from each degree-granting institution must be received directly by
the College of Education & Human Development. Please send
Search Committee Chair-Special Education
c/o Ana Hernandez
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Department of Educator & Leadership Preparation
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224
(E-scripts and E-recommendations will be considered IF emailed
directly to firstname.lastname@example.org)
ABD's will be considered if applicant can show that they are on
schedule to complete their degree by the time of appointment to
the position. All ABD finalists will need to submit a letter or email to
the address above from the doctoral advisor prior to interviewing
for the position verifying that all requirements have been met, the
date of the dissertation defense if that is all that remains, and when
the applicant will graduate.
If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the
responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the
transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential
A&M San Antonio is committed to diversity among faculty and
inclusive excellence. This commitment is based on the belief that a
diverse faculty enhances the breadth, depth and quality or our
students' educational experiences by providing a variety of role
models and mentors for our diverse student population, which helps
us to attract, retain and graduate such students more successfully.
In this context, we solicit a statement, consisting of a
maximum of 1,000 words from applicants, placed in the
cover letter, which addresses how their life experiences, work
history, professional engagement, and relevant community
engagements will contribute to the success of our diverse students,
promote diversity in our campus community and the applicants' plan
for serving our diverse population.
- Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position.
- The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
- If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
- Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Posting Date: 06-30-2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51933
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Necessary Qualifications: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Special Education, Curriculum & Instruction or
18 graduate hours in special education in which the candidate will
Necessary Qualifications: A minimum of three years of public school teaching in special education.
Experience working with culturally diverse populations.
Evidence of scholarly potential/productivity.
Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience in higher education including advising and
supervising undergraduate and graduate students.
Three or more years in public school teaching in Texas.
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Other Qualifications for Posting: Necessary
Must be eligible for Texas Teaching Licensure
Knowledge related to Special Education.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent
customer service to students, employees and the community.
Ability to multitask.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.