Assistant/Associate Professor of Education

Job description

Position Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Education




Assistant or Associate Professor

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Full-Time Tenure Track


College of Education


School of Teaching & Learning


Contact Name:

Dr. Lisa Brown


Associate Professor
Sam Houston State University
School of Teaching and Learning
Box 2119
Huntsville, Texas 77340-2119

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

Full-time tenure-track (9 month) position will teach 9 credit hours each Fall and Spring in the School of Teaching and Learning. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching a range of core curriculum courses in the Secondary Education Program; embrace the opportunity to make a positive impact on the community through high-quality, integrated teaching, scholarship, and service; contribute to the program as a collaborative member of the department; engage and collaborate in research and program development; continue the program’s history of having a positive impact on a state, regional, national, and international level; act as content expert and liaison in the area of English/Language Arts, Social Studies, or Math at the secondary school level; and provide dedicated support for working with diverse student populations.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Ph.D./Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction or a closely related field (ABD candidates may apply but must have their degree completed by the contract start date in September 2021).

Experience Required for the Position:

Must hold or be eligible for state public school teaching certification and have a minimum of three (3) years public secondary school teaching experience. Demonstrated excellence in teaching. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of and a willingness to communicate current trends in the field to students and other constituencies. Strong evidence of commitment to diversity.

Other Requirements for the Position:

Preferred Qualifications include:
•Familiarity with teacher education accreditation standards;
•History of supervising field experiences;
•Experience teaching social studies, math, or ELA at the secondary level;
•Evidence of service to departmental, college, and university committees;
•Participation in professional organizations at local and national/international levels;
•Evidence of collaboration with faculty in other programs across the campus;
•Evidence of purposeful university outreach and foster productive relationships with local community members and organizations;
•Record of scholarly productivity and evidence of emerging research agenda;
•Demonstrated record of or potential for teaching excellence at the university level;
•Demonstrated record of or potential for teaching excellence online and/or hybrid courses;
•Strong working knowledge of academic social science research methodologies; and
•Ability to build productive professional relationships with public schools, colleges, and local communities

Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 1/9/2021
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