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Assistant Professor of Education (Bilingual Education)

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
College of Education

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Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Education (Bilingual Education)

Requisition:

202100094F

Rank:

Assistant Professor

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with experience and education.

Position Type:

Full-Time Tenure Track

College:

College of Education

Department:

School of Teaching & Learning

Open Date:

08/25/2021

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/28478

Contact Name:

Dr. Mary Petron

Title:

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

Contact Phone:

936-294-3980

Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching in Spanish a range of courses in bilingual education and English. This individual must embrace the opportunity to make a positive impact on the community through high-quality, integrated teaching, scholarship, and service in keeping with the motto and mission of Sam Houston State University. Contribute to the Bilingual/ESL program as a collaborative member of the program area; collaborate with nationally and internationally recognized faculty 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 bilingual and ESL education and demonstrate a commitment to diversity and social justice.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Ph.D./Ed.D. in Bilingual Education or a closely related field (ABD candidates
may apply but must have their degree completed by the contract start date
in January 2022).

Experience Required for the Position:

Must hold or be eligible for state public school teaching certification and have at least three (3) years of full-time experience as a Spanish/English bilingual classroom teacher in a PK-6 public school setting. Must be bilingual and biliterate in Spanish and English with oral and written academic proficiency in both languages. Must be able to teach bilingual education courses in Spanish. 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
• Familiarity with teacher education accreditation standards;
• History of supervising field experiences
• Experience teaching bilingual education
• 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 productive
relationships with community members and community organizations
• Record of scholarly productivity and evidence of emerging research
agenda
• Demonstrated record of or potential for teaching excellence at the
university level
• Experience teaching in multiple modalities (online and/or hybrid). Teaching day and
evening at the main campus and at The Woodlands is required
• Strong working knowledge of bilingual research methodologies
• Ability to build productive professional relationships with public schools,
colleges, and local communities

Special Instructions Summary:

College of Education Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The SHSU College of Education supports an inclusive learning environment where diverse perspectives are recognized as sources of strength and enrichment. We value human diversity in all its visible and invisible dimensions including: political views and ideologies, learning and physical ability levels, age, socioeconomic status, language, gender, race, gender identities and expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, geography, religious and spiritual beliefs, and other characteristics that have historically marginalized people. We commit to practicing the cultural responsiveness we expect of the educators, scholars, counselors, and leaders we prepare.

Open Until Filled:

Yes

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Organization

About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

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Website:
Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States
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