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Professor- Meadows Endowed Chair for Excellence in EducationDepartment:
UNT-Teacher Education & Admin-132330College/School:
College of EducationJob 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 University of North Texas is a Tier One Research University in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex – the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. This dynamic region is seeing explosive growth, demographically and economically, with several of the fastest-growing municipalities in the nation, and is host to countless excellent restaurants, parks and outdoor opportunities, cultural institutions of all types, and globally diverse populations. UNT is located only 26 miles north of DFW International Airport. UNT is among a very few universities to be a Research 1 University, a Minority-Serving Institution (MSI), and a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).Position Summary:
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.
The College of Education at the University of North Texas seeks a nationally recognized scholar to fill a tenured full professor position as the Meadows Endowed Chair for Excellence in Education. The appointment, which begins fall 2024, is in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration (TE&A), one of four departments in the college. The successful individual will join a faculty that is dedicated to quality in education and scholarship and that seeks to make significant contributions at local, state, national, and international levels. Of particular interest to the College of Education are candidates who are committed to improving people’s lives through powerful learning, social-emotional wellness, physical health, civic engagement, and equity-centered education.Minimum Qualifications:
The Meadows Chair is expected to maintain an active research agenda of national importance, to develop externally funded support for programs and projects, to teach and mentor students, and to collaborate with others to achieve the academic goals of the university, college, and department. They will take a lead in developing interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary partnerships and in directing research initiatives.
- The candidate should hold a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, Educational Equity, Learning Sciences, Early Childhood Education, Educational Leadership and Policy, or a related area, and must be qualified to assume the rank of full professor with tenure.
- Also required is a strong and sustained record of research with an identified scholarly focus, a record of success in securing external funding for research, and a clear agenda for substantive work in the future. The candidate’s research should align with one or more of the following areas: language and literacy studies, STEM/STEAM education, educational leadership and policy, or teacher education.
- The candidate should have 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.
- Teaching experience in public schools and/or other educational settings is required
At least three years of teaching experience in EC-12 settings is preferred.Physical Requirements:
Ability to communicateSecurity Sensitive:
This is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Driving University Vehicle:
F1281PSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants will submit:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- List of names and contact information of three references
- Unofficial academic transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Committee review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include all required components to be considered. The search committee will contact references only after advanced stages of screening. Official transcripts and three letters of reference will be required prior to employment. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory criminal background check.Quicklink for Posting: