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Clinical Assistant Professor

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Location
San Antonio TAMUSA

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Education, Child Development & Family Studies
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Title

Clinical Assistant Professor

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

College of Education and Human Development

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) at Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) invites applications for a non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor- Faculty-in-Residence beginning in Fall 2022. A regional comprehensive university, A&M-SA has approximately 6,700 students enrolled in over 50 undergraduate programs and 13 graduate programs. A&M-SA is a comprehensive 4-year urban university and is part of the statewide Texas A&M University System. The University is a proud Hispanic-serving and military-serving institution.

The successful candidate will be broadly trained in an area specific to educator preparation, capable of providing guidance and direction within a laboratory school setting, willing to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, and be familiar with the needs of a non-traditional, first-generation, culturally diverse student body. The Faculty-in-Residence (FIR) is a member of the University Lab School operations team and will work directly with the University Institute for School and Community Partnerships which manages the lab school operations. The FIR provides direct service to lab school students; works in a collaborative capacity with lab school administration; and in a mentorship capacity with A&M-SA clinical teachers and lab school teachers. The FIR will be responsible for facilitating the lab school plan developed by the Institute. Responsibilities are diverse and general in nature and may reflect more than one functional area.

A&M-SA is committed to diversity among faculty and inclusive excellence. This commitment is based on the belief that a diverse faculty enhances the breadth, depth, and quality of our students' educational experiences by providing a variety of role models and mentors for our diverse student population. Our dedication to diversity helps to attract, retain, and graduate culturally­ responsive students.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education or a related field

  • A minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience in public schools

  • Full-time teaching experience at the college level

  • Demonstrated experience delivering teacher professional development

  • Public School Administration Experience

Required Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the full-time Faculty-in-Residence at an A&M-SA lab school

  • Mentor students, clinical teachers, and professional teachers

  • Collaborate with lab school administrator

  • Collaborate with the Institute for School and Community Partnerships to develop programs and relationships that advance the strategic framework for the lab school

  • Other service and committee work at the program, department, college, university, community, and profession levels

  • Ensure alignment of operations for the lab school with the Institute's charter school partnership

  • Assess, evaluate, and recommend opportunities for collaboration with partners

  • Support broader lab school initiatives during the academic year and over the summer

  • Implement education outreach programming and work with the Institute to establish collaborative partnerships for on- and off-site initiatives

  • Coordinate program initiatives, ensuring unity of focus and purpose

  • Teach university courses as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

  • Strong self-discipline and ability to work independently

  • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty and students

  • Ability to interact with students from diverse backgrounds

  • Ability to develop capacity in teachers to work successfully with students of varied experiences and backgrounds

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, community groups, educators, parents, civic associations and the general public as necessitated by the work

  • Knowledge of the design and development of curriculum to support lab school activities

  • Skill in utilizing computer software

  • Ability to prepare and maintain required reports and records

  • Develop visual aids and other instructional materials to meet specific training need

Finalists will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair at the address listed below. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer's actual signature. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of Academic Affairs, A&M-SA, One University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcript translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

For questions, please contact the following:

Clinical Assistant Professor-Faculty-in-Residence
c/o Henrietta Munoz (email: hmunoz@tamusa.edu)
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
College of Education and Human Development
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224

Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position.

Application Instructions:

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • Cover Letter to include two professional references

  • Resume

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any position on our website, please use the following link:

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

Summary of Employee Benefits:

https://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/documents/summary-of-employees-benefits.pdf

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

TAMUSA pic3Since becoming president of A&M-SA in 2015, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson has forged an audacious strategic plan for the University to fulfill its mission and bring to life its core values while achieving several important goals, including becoming a national model for student and academic success.

Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

With unprecedented enrollment growth, small classes, flexible schedules and in-demand degrees, A&M-SA is making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and beyond.TAMUSA pic2

Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
  • The National Security Agency (NSA) designated A&M-SA as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through the year 2022. This prestigious designation puts the University among a select group of institutions nationwide meeting rigorous federal standards.
  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio

Accreditation

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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