Asst Professor/Assoc Professor

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Asst Professor/Assoc Professor


UNT-Counseling & Higher Education-132300


College of Education

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Department Summary:

The Department of Counseling and Higher Education promotes human development through education, research and service that advance the professions of, and scholarship in, counseling and higher education. The Department consists of two graduate programs; the Counseling program and the Higher Education program.

Position Summary:

The Higher Education Program, in the Department of Counseling and Higher Education, at the UNT College of Education seeks an individual with the ability and experience to do the following. Teaching: teach higher education graduate courses using face to face, interactive video, and online modalities. Advising: mentor and advise masters and doctoral students. Research: implement a research agenda in program areas leading to publications in top tier journals and proposals for external funding. Service: carry out national, institutional, department, and program service assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in Higher Education or a closely related field; a record of research, publication, and external funding; an established research agenda in higher education and a demonstrated trajectory of improving scholarly achievement; experience in teaching face to face, interactive video, and online modalities; and experience in doctoral advising. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated commitment to diversity as evidenced by their teaching, research, service to the profession, or involvement in diversity/equity activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidates will have a research record concerning the access and success of students in minoritized communities, especially Latinx communities. Potential for higher education program leadership is preferred. Expertise in areas such as student affairs, student success, community colleges, faculty work, international education, and teaching and learning is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Talk or Hear

Area of Specialty:

Higher Education

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

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.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

A completed application will include the following documents; curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and, as “Other Document,” a diversity statement.

The cover letter must address the applicant’s record and its alignment with minimum and preferred qualifications for the position. The statements addressing research interests, teaching philosophy, and diversity must succinctly address how the applicant will perform if hired.

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.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/14/2020
Application Due: 4/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time