Denton, TX
Dec 14, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Teacher Education & Administration (132330)

College of Education


Job Summary/Basic Function:
The College of Education at the University of North Texas seeks a nationally recognized scholar to fill a tenured full professor position and also to hold the Meadows Endowed Chair for Excellence in Education. The appointment, which begins fall 2019, is in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration, one of four departments in the college. The successful individual will join a faculty that is dedicated to quality in education and scholarship and that seeks to make significant contributions at local, state, national, and international levels.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program of national significance, to procure external funding to support research, to mentor graduate students, and to collaborate with faculty and external agencies to achieve the academic goals of the university. In addition, he or she will be expected to engage in teaching graduate and undergraduate courses and to contribute service to the department, College of Education, and the University of North Texas. Service on dissertation committees, including the chairing of dissertations, is expected.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications:
The candidate should hold a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, or a related area, and must be qualified to assume the rank of full professor with tenure. Also required is a strong and sustained record of research with an identified scholarly focus, a record of success in securing external funding for research, and a clear agenda for substantive work in the future. The candidate's research should align with one or more of the following areas: language and literacy studies, STEM/STEAM education, or teacher education. Teaching experience in public schools and/or other educational settings is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
At least three years of teaching experience in EC-12 settings is preferred.

Area of Specialty:
Meadows Endowed Chair for Excellence in 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

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)

Special Instructions to Applicants:
References will be contacted only after advanced stages of screening. Official transcripts and three letters of reference will be required prior to employment, and an offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory criminal background check.


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