Post-Doctoral Fellow, College of Education

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
College of Education

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Postdoc
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Job Details

Position Title:

Post-Doctoral Fellow, College of Education

Requisition:

202200054F

Rank:

Post-Doctoral Fellow

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track

College:

College of Education

Department:

Office of the Dean - College of Education

Open Date:

04/08/2022

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/30802

Contact Name:

Dr. Matthew Olmstead

Title:

Director of Operations & Strategic Initiatives
Sam Houston State University
College of Education
1908 Bobby K. Marks Dr. #216A
Huntsville, TX 77340

Contact Phone:

936-294-1104

Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

The College of Education at Sam Houston State University seeks to hire an exceptional Post-Doctoral Fellow to join a multi-disciplinary and diverse team to contribute to growing research and to teach courses in the areas of Counselor Education, Educational Leadership, Library Science and Technology, and/or the School of Teaching and Learning. Valuing diversity and the strength found in diversity is a major component of the College of Education strategic plan and the selected candidate will intentionally contribute to the ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. The purpose of this position is to support the development of early career scholars from diverse backgrounds (with particular attention to historically underrepresented groups in the academy).

This fellowship is a two-year, post-doctoral appointment within the College of Education and the candidate selected will receive mentoring from existing Tenure-Track faculty. Annually, appointments are for 9-months (fall/spring). The selected candidate will teach up to four courses in the fall and up to four courses in the spring and engage with ongoing research design, planning, and data analysis. Summer teaching appointments are possible but not guaranteed as they are contingent upon departmental needs and availability. Actual semester teaching load may be negotiated with the department or program with Dean’s approval.

After a successful 2-year appointment and pending successful evaluation and availability of budget, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to apply and transition to a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position beginning in 2024-2025 academic year.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Candidates will have earned a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Counselor Education, Educational Leadership, Library Science, Instructional Design Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, Literacy or related field prior to the beginning of their assignment.

Experience Required for the Position:

The selected candidate will have a proven track-record of involvement in diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Other Requirements for the Position:

Post-Doctoral Fellows will be expected to contribute in the areas of teaching, research, and service/professional development. The successful candidate will assist with various research projects; assist with grant writing and development; collaborate as necessary with various research teams; contribute to development of new research projects; contribute to research papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals; assist with and present at research conferences; participate in service opportunities; and engage in the mission, goals, and strategic development of the college.

Special Instructions Summary:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, all college transcripts, three letters of reference with application.

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

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