Assistant Professor

Denton, TX
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Teacher Education & Administration (132330)

College of Education

Assistant Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Teacher Education and Administration invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018. Summer teaching is contingent on student demand and funding. The successful candidate will join a dedicated Curriculum & Instruction/Bilingual Education faculty, with initial teacher certification programs in grades EC-12, an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction.

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 (a) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses leading to teacher certification in grades EC-12 and (b) teaching graduate courses in Curriculum & Instruction/Bilingual Education (and/or an appropriate academic teaching field) at the masters and doctoral levels. 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:
Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction, Bilingual Education, or related field. Also required is teaching experience in grades EC-12 and at least 12 semester hours of graduate coursework in Bilingual Education.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates who can teach in Spanish and who have teaching experience in higher education and in EC-12 settings with diverse student populations, especially bilingual students. Preference will also be given to those who have a sub-specialization or research interest in an academic subject/teaching field. ABD candidates will be considered as long as the doctorate is successfully defended prior to the start date.

Area of Specialty:
Curriculum & Instruction/Bilingual Education

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Statement of Research Interests


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