Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Adult Education

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Posting Information

Posting Information

Position TitleAssistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Adult EducationJob Posting Number202052FACJob LocationSan MarcosDepartmentConslng, Ldrship, Adlt Educ & Schl PsychPosition Description

Texas State University is seeking an outstanding candidate to join us in preparing reflective, transformative, and equity-driven educators, leaders, and scholars in our Graduate Programs in Adult, Professional, and Community Education (APCE). This position requires teaching, research, and service.

Specific responsibilities include teaching graduate courses in the Ph.D. and master’s programs in Adult, Professional, and Community Education. The successful candidate will teach face-to-face courses, hybrid courses, and fully online courses. The successful candidate will have an emerging (assistant level) or active (associate or full level) research agenda and a record of, or potential for, service at the program, department, university, and professional levels.

For additional information about the Graduate Programs in Adult, Professional, and Community Education and the Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology visit www.txstate.edu/clas. For additional information about Texas State University visit www.txstate.edu/about.

Required Qualifications

Required qualifications for Assistant Professor rank:
• Earned doctorate in adult education or related field;
• Experience as an educator of adults;
• Experience working with diverse populations and commitment to equity and inclusion;
• Record of, or the potential for, research and publication at the national or international levels; and
• Ability to work collaboratively with faculty.

Required qualifications for Associate Professor rank:
• Earned doctorate in adult education or related field;
• Record of quality teaching in a variety of adult education courses;
• Experience working with diverse populations and commitment to equity and inclusion;
• A sustained record of research and publication in adult education-related fields at the national or international levels commensurate with the university’s research goals;
• Ability to work collaboratively with faculty;
• Leadership or service with relevant professional organizations and/or academic journals;
• Record of conducting grant-funded research or seeking external funding; and
• Record of service on dissertation/thesis committees.

Required qualifications for Professor rank:
• Earned doctorate in adult education or closely related field;
• A sustained record of research and publication in adult education-related fields at the national and international levels commensurate with the university’s research goals;
• Evidence of quality teaching in a variety of adult education courses;
• Experience working with diverse populations and commitment to equity and inclusion.
• Publications must be consistently sustained since promotion to professor;
• Ability to work collaboratively with faculty;
• Leadership or service with relevant professional organizations and/or academic journals;
• Record of conducting grant-funded research or seeking external funding; and
• Record of service on dissertation/thesis committees.
Applicants who meet these criteria and have five years in rank as associate professor may be eligible for appointment at the rank of professor.

To be eligible for hire at the associate professor or professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the College of Education at Texas State University. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications for Assistant Professor rank:
• Record of some refereed scholarship;
• Experience with/potential to build partnerships with community or work organizations;
• Ability to teach a variety of adult education courses including graduate courses in quantitative research methodology;
• Record of mentoring graduate student research;
• The potential for obtaining and managing external funding;
• Willingness to collaborate on research, publication, and professional presentations with students;
• Experience with or capability of program/curriculum leadership.

Preferred qualifications for Associate Professor rank:
• Experience with or capability of program/curriculum leadership;
• Ability to teach a variety of adult education courses including graduate courses in quantitative research methodology;
• Record of positive teaching evaluations;
• Experience building research/education partnerships with community/work organizations;
• Experience with graduate student recruitment; and
• Experience collaborating with graduate students on research, publications and/or professional presentations.

Preferred qualifications for Professor rank:
• Experience with or capability of program/curriculum leadership;
• Ability to teach a variety of adult education courses including graduate courses in quantitative research methodology;
• Record of positive teaching evaluations;
• Experience building research/education partnerships with community/work organizations;
• Experience with graduate student recruitment; and
• Experience collaborating with graduate students on research, publications and/or professional presentations.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted for this specific posting through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/26287.

To assure full consideration, please submit the following by November 1, 2019: 1) a letter of intent describing experience, fit with the position, and the rank to which you are applying, 2) current vita, 3) statement of research agenda, 4) names of three references including phone numbers and email addresses, and 5) copies of up to three publications.

Inquiries about this position may be directed to Dr. Joellen Coryell, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected].

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting Universities.

Proposed Start DateFall 2020Open DateReview Date11/01/2019Close DateOpen Until Filled?YesLegal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.


Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Why Work at Texas State?

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

Quick Linkhttp://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/26287Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
  4. Statement of Research Interests
  5. Examples of Recent Publications
Optional Documents
  1. Examples of Recent Publications #2
  2. Examples of Recent Publications #3
  3. DD 214/DD1300
  4. Veteran's Preference
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