Assistant Professor of Education
- Sam Houston State University
- College of Education
- Faculty Jobs
- Education, Teacher Education
- Position Type
- Tenured & Tenure-Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor of EducationRequisition:
Assistant ProfessorFLSA status:
Commensurate with education and experience.Position Type:
Full-Time Tenure TrackCollege:
College of EducationDepartment:
School of Teaching & LearningOpen Date:
Dr. Robert ManingerTitle:
Sam Houston State University
School of Teaching and Learning
Huntsville, Texas 77340-2119
Full-time tenure-track (9 month) position will teach 9 credit hours each Fall and Spring in the School of Teaching and Learning. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching Curriculum & Instruction courses and/or courses in literacy; embrace the opportunity to make a positive impact on the community through high-quality, integrated teaching, scholarship, and service. Contribute to the program as a collaborative member of the department; engage and collaborate 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 English/Language Arts, Social Studies, or Math at the secondary school level; and provide dedicated support for working with various student populations.Educational Requirements for the Position:
Ph.D./Ed.D. in Education, in Curriculum & Instruction or closely related field (ABD candidates may apply but must have the degree completed by the fall 2023 start date).Experience Required for the Position:
Must hold or be eligible for state public school teaching certification and have a minimum of three (3) years public secondary school teaching experience. Demonstrated excellence in teaching. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of and a willingness to communicate current trends in the field to students and other constituencies.Other Requirements for the Position:
Preferred Qualifications include:
• 18 graduate hours in reading or literacy for secondary students;• At least 3 years experience teaching reading in K-12 schools’• Certification or ability to obtain Texas teaching credentials;• Evidence of emerging research agenda;• Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence at the university level;• Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence online and/or hybrid courses;• Strong working knowledge of academic social science research methodologies; and• Familiarity with teacher education accreditation standards;• History of supervising field experiences;• Ability to build productive professional relationships with public schools, colleges, and local communities
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.
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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.
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