Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership #499810FTE:
CommensurateJob Summary/Basic Function:
Lamar University invites application for a tenure-track, faculty position in our graduate special education/educational diagnostician programs.
The successful candidate will maintain an active research and publication agenda; provide guidance and leadership in the graduate programs in special education and specialization program for educational diagnosticians; work collaboratively with the special education coordinator and department chair; teach graduate courses; supervise practicum students; advise, mentor, and provide research supervision to graduate students; fulfill service responsibilities to the department, college, university and profession; work in collaboration with other colleagues in the College of Education and Human Development as well as with our community partners; aid with recruitment activities; and develop new partnerships.
- Health insurance and other benefits as an employee of the State of Texas.
- Tuition assistance is provided to employee, a spouse and/or eligible dependent children.
Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana. LU stresses academic achievement by emphasizing hands-on learning at all levels, providing ample opportunities for undergraduate research and supporting an excellent Honors Program.
Lamar University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The campus is conveniently located within easy reach of Houston, TX, Lake Charles, LA, and surrounding communities.Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):
Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience):
-An earned doctorate in Special Education or Related Area.
-Diagnostician Certification required and must be maintained.
-Established research record or evidence of a viable research agenda.
-Commitment to the profession as evidenced by knowledge and/or experience in P-12 school administration.
-Relocation may be needed. Required to have a consistent presence on campus.
Preferred Qualifications: EEO Statement:
-Experience in online education and course development is preferred.
Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Veteran's Preference:
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.Lamar Expectation of Quality:
Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.Disclaimer:
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. This description is subject to modification as the needs and requirements of the position change. Lamar University reserves the right to revise, change or eliminate this job description at any time.
Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to the needs of the university.
This Job Description is not intended to be a contract of employment or a legal document. Employment with Lamar University is at will, and may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time. Nothing in this Job Description shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of Lamar University employees.Open Date:
09/15/2021Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
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Application Procedure: Interested candidates should apply online at https://jobs.lamar.edu and include a curriculum vitae; statement of teaching and research interests; and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.