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. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.Posting Title:
Lecturer of ReadingDepartment:
DAL-Teacher Education & Admin-518200College/School:
School of EducationJob Location:
DallasFull Time/Part Time:
Salary commensurate with experienceDepartment Summary:
The School of Education at UNT-Dallas seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families, and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow’s careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community inspired to support.Position Summary:
The incumbent in this Lecturer position which will be responsible for teaching four courses per semester, supporting advisement of majors, and engaging in School of Education activities including grant writing. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in curricular improvements and service and community engagement including, but not limited to development, community development, service learning, recruiting, program assessment, accreditation, student advisement, and committee leadership. Summer school teaching is possible, but is dependent on budget and course demand.
●Teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses to students with diverse backgroundsMinimum Qualifications:
●Provide instructional leadership for teacher certification in the education programs at undergraduate and graduate levels
●Reviewing, Designing, implementing, and/or publishing meaningful applied research (specifically in Reading/Literacy Education)
●Fully participate in internal and external service such as public engagement, ongoing curriculum improvement, student recruiting, student advisement and mentoring, program assessment, program development and leadership, and committee responsibilities
●Support external funded programs and collaborate with colleagues to actively seek and obtain grants through various funding sources
●Engage in continual learning to stay current with research, best practices in teaching, and technological applications in the classroom, including online teaching
●May be assigned to teach evening and/or Saturday classes, develop and/or teach hybrid courses
●May be assigned to supervise field experiences for teacher education candidates
●May be assigned to provide support for State Certification Exams by means of tutorials, one-on-one sessions, or presentation sessions for students
●Possess the ability to collaborate with colleagues to engage in research as related to the field of literacy and reading
●Develop and maintain collaborative and professional partnerships/relationships with local schools and provide service at the university, state, local and national levels
●Teach clinical literacy courses at undergraduate and graduate levels
●Doctorate degree with at least 18 graduate credit hours in in Reading Education, Literacy Education, Teacher Education, Curriculum and Instruction, or Teacher Education with at least 18 credit hours at the doctoral level in reading/literacy. Preferred Qualifications:
●Evidence of publishing and/or presentations as a scholar.
●Demonstrated experience teaching courses in reading for K12 and/or accredited higher education institutions.
●Availability to teach face-to-face, hybrid, or online for both day, evening, and/or weekend courses.
●Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
●Demonstrated extensive knowledge of theories and practice of literacy/reading education
●Three years or more experience as reading education teacher in U.S. public schools
●Experience using technology in teaching
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:Physical Requirements:
●Demonstrated experience teaching courses in reading for accredited higher education institutions.
●Experience teaching hybrid web or online courses.
●Hold an additional ESL supplemental certification
●Established grant writing track record with experiences as a principle investigator or co-investigator.
●Demonstrated experience with interdisciplinary work across divisions and departments.
●Demonstrated intercultural communication skills with multicultural populations
●Experience using technology in teaching, and experience teaching hybrid or online courses.
●Academic experience working on a campus with culturally diverse students, staff, and faculty.
●Record of public engagement with parents and community groups
Ability to communicateSecurity 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.Driving University Vehicle:
F483PSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Submit the following for consideration—Quicklink for Posting:
1. Current CV
2.A letter of application that outlines your interest, qualifications, and experience for the position
3.Contact information for three professional references
4.Unofficial graduate transcripts showing at least 18 hours of doctoral-level credits in reading.
For additional information contact 972-338-1503 or [email protected] Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.