Adjunct Faculty in Reading

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Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2018-12-06
Req: R-014993
Job Title

Adjunct Faculty in Reading


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department Of Educator & Leadership Preparation

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Department of Educator and Leadership Preparation is seeking a non-tenure track adjunct faculty in reading. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Reading, which require a candidate to have a Ph.D. or an Ed.D. Candidates must have a strong background in scientifically-based reading instruction as well as experience with curriculum and teaching in elementary and/or secondary public U.S. schools. The adjunct faculty will prepare and teach the assigned class following a syllabus guideline. The faculty will maintain appropriate records, assign earned grades, report needed data to the department, and complete all necessary development assessment information. Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes. Flexible to suit course schedule.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) with 18 graduate hours in Reading or Literacy
  • Candidates must be knowledgeable of the theoretical and pedagogical understandings regarding literacy instruction
  • Candidates must have background knowledge of working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations
  • Candidates must have successful experience in college teaching

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching Experience in Pk-12 Reading/Language Arts settings strongly preferred
  • Experience supervising clinical or practicum experience in Reading education settings
  • Working with pre-service teachers
  • Experience in training or providing professional development
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills 
  • Experience or interest in student recruitment, cohort building

Job Responsibilities

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses focused on Reading, including hybrid formats
  • Working with lead faculty and advising students

Once selected, applicants will be required to submit additional documents which may include three original professional letters of recommendation and official transcripts from each degree-granting institution. Unofficial transcripts are accepted by email before the hiring process is complete. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Search Committee at the address listed below. Letters of recommendations must also be sent to the address listed and must be received directly from each author. 

Please submit materials to:

Department of Educator & Leadership Preparation 
c/o Ana Hernandez 
Texas A&M University-San Antonio 
One University Way 
San Antonio, TX 78224 
email: [email protected] 

E-scripts and E-recommendations will be considered IF emailed directly to [email protected] 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. 


For External Applicants: Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: Applicants

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the employment application, or manually complete the application fields. After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the following required documents:

•Cover letter
•Curriculum vitae to include three (3) professional references
•Unofficial transcripts

For Internal Applicants: Go to your Workday Profile to upload your resume to auto-populate the employment application.
1) Select CAREER
2) From top of bar, select EDUCATION
3) Upload your resume by selecting the button - UPLOAD MY EXPERIENCE
4) Select file and submit resume

Internal applicants must complete the online application by going into the Career application from the employee's Workday main page. Select 'Find Jobs' to view the list of all internal postings. Search and select the position you are interested in and click on 'Apply'. The information in your Workday profile should auto-populate the application. Scroll down to review and to UPLOAD the required documents:

•Cover letter
•Curriculum vitae to include three (3) professional references
•Unofficial transcripts

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Job No:
Posted: 8/21/2019
Application Due: 9/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time