Assistant Professor in Curriculum & Instruction



Posting Details

Posting Number: 0601161

Job Title: Assistant Professor in Curriculum & Instruction

FLSA: Exempt

Position Type: Faculty

Duration of Position: Full Time

Work Location: San Antonio, TX

Department: Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Job Summary/Basic Function: The Department of Curriculum & Instruction is a newly developed department in the College of Education and Human Development. This growing department seeks up to 3 candidates for full-time, tenure-track appointments beginning fall 2018-19 Fiscal Year. The appointments are for Assistant Professors of Curriculum & Instruction. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate/graduate level courses in general topics of education, such as pedagogy, curriculum, and classroom management. In addition, successful candidates will work collaboratively with faculty to build a comprehensive education program supporting a diverse population. The supervision of field-based students and/or clinical teachers is also possible. An active service and research agenda with publications and conference presentations are necessary. Mentorship of students is essential in addition to the involvement in campus activities and other responsibilities, as deemed necessary. Quality performance will be expected in teaching, scholarship, and university committee participation.

Work Hours: Flexible to suit course schedule. Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes.

Special Instructions to Applicants: 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 6,500.

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 materials to:

Search Committee Chair-Curriculum & Instruction
c/o Betty Villegas
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
College of Education & Human Development
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224
E-mail: betty.villegas@tamusa.edu
(E-scripts and E-recommendations will be considered IF emailed directly to betty.villegas@tamusa.edu)

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 evaluator.

  • Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification (if required) 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: 11-28-2017

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52061



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Qualifications

Education

Necessary Qualifications: Doctoral Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Curriculum & Instruction or a closely related field.
(PhD or EdD required by the start of the appointment)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience

Necessary Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of three years teaching experience (K-12) in an inclusive public school setting.

Teacher/professional certification in area of teaching field.

University teaching and supervisory experience within a field-based program.

Experience mentoring students.

Experience with educational technology and distance learning.

Experience seeking external funding.

Other Requirements or Other Factors

Other Qualifications for Posting: Necessary
Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence.

Evidence of developing research agenda that will impact professional knowledge and practice.

Demonstrated ability in working with culturally diverse populations.

Candidates prepared to engage in cross-disciplinary teaching, research and service.



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.

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