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Assistant Professor: Social Studies EducationDepartment:
UNT-Teacher Education & Admin-132330Job Location:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
ORP EligibleAdditional Retirement Information:
For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.Department Summary:
The Department of Teacher Education and Administration (TE&A) seeks an Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education to begin Fall 2024. The successful candidate will join Curriculum & Instruction faculty in a dynamic undergraduate program leading to EC-6, and secondary teacher certification. Social Studies Education faculty are also active in the department’s Masters and PhD programs in Curriculum and Instruction, working closely to advance forms of citizenship education that are inclusive, culturally and linguistically sustaining, and draw on community funds of knowledge. Of particular interest to the College of Education are candidates who are committed to improving people’s lives through powerful learning, social-emotional wellness, civic engagement, and liberatory educational outcomes.Position Summary:
The Department of Teacher Education and Administration invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2024. Summer teaching is contingent on student demand and funding. The successful candidate will join a dedicated Curriculum & Instruction faculty with undergraduate and graduate programs leading to EC-6, and secondary teacher certification. This position will likely include teaching assignments at UNT’s New College at Frisco. Minimum Qualifications:
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the continued development and success of the department through research, teaching, service, and mentoring of students. As a tenure-track member of the faculty, candidates will be expected to develop a record of scholarly research necessary to obtain tenure. In addition, candidates will be expected to engage in teaching and to contribute service to the department, College of Education, and the University of North Texas. Instructional roles include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Social Studies Education and Curriculum & Instruction. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop or continue an ongoing research agenda in an area of specialization, including regular publications in high quality outlets, professional presentations, and submission of external grant proposals. Service on dissertation committees, including the chairing of dissertations, is expected.
(1) Earned doctorate with emphasis in Social Studies Education (or a closely related field), with ABD candidates considered if the doctorate is successfully defended prior to the start date;Preferred Qualifications:
(2) Research, teaching, and/or leadership experience with diverse populations; and (3) Evidence of a research agenda.
(1) Teaching experience using multiple technologies and the ability to teach and develop courses for online instruction making use of new technologies to further support just, equitable and inclusive education; (2) Three years successful PK-12 teaching experience; (3) Teaching experience and research agenda that focuses on and with communities like those found in Texas; and (4) Evidence of successful grant procurement; and (5) Research agenda focused on topics of contemporary urgency.Physical Requirements:
Ability to communicateSecurity Sensitive:
This is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement:
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