Assistant Professor

Denton, TX
Feb 12, 2019
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 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. 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. 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 literacy courses. Service on dissertation committees, including the chairing of dissertations, is expected. The position may include teaching assignments at UNT's New College at Frisco or other locations.

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:
Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in Literacy Education or related field with a focus on Anti-Racist Education.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in grades EC-12, higher education, and settings with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse student populations.

Area of Specialty:
Literacy and Anti-Racist 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
Statement of Research Interests

Special Instructions to Applicants:
The search committee will contact references only after advanced stages of screening. Official transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be required prior to employment along with a criminal background check. Questions regarding the position can be directed to the search committee chair: Dr. Carol Wickstrom, Professor, Department of Teacher Education & Administration, UNT; [email protected]; (940) 565-4568; https://www.coe.unt./facultystaff-department/carol-d-wickstrom; Email is the preferred method of contact.


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