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Assistant Professor in Science Education - Tenure Track

Texas A&M University-San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

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Assistant Professor in Science Education - Tenure Track


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department Of Curriculum & Instruction

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San Antonio, Texas

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The Department of Curriculum & Instruction in the College of Education and Human Development seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning fall of 2024. The appointment is for an Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in science education. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in general topics of education such as pedagogy, curriculum, classroom management, and science methods courses. The regular teaching load is 3/3. Summer teaching assignments may be available for additional pay but are not guaranteed. Teaching assignments may include day, night, and/or weekend classes.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Doctoral Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Curriculum & Instruction or a related field in education

  • K-12 teaching experience with K-12 teacher certification

  • University teaching experience for a minimum of 1 year

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • University teaching experience for a minimum of 5 years

  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations

  • Experience with instructional technologies such as learning management systems and e-portfolios

Review of applicants will begin immediately. For any questions regarding the search, please contact:

Department of Curriculum & Instruction Chair Dr. Robin Kapavik


Application Instructions:

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:

Applicants must complete the online application upload a letter of interest AND curriculum vitae as a single document

For Internal Applicants: Go to your Workday Profile to upload your resume to auto-populate the employment application.

Select CAREER From the top of the bar, select EDUCATION Upload your resume by selecting the button - UPLOAD MY EXPERIENCE Select a file and submit resume.

Internal applicants must complete the online application by going into the Career application from the employee's Workday main page. Select 'Find Jobs' to view the list of all internal postings. Search and select the position you are interested in and click on 'Apply'. The information in your Workday profile should auto-populate the application. Scroll down to review and to UPLOAD to attach one document including the following:

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum vitae

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once the application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

Summary of Employee Benefits:

Texas A&M University-San Antonio values community engagement and encourages applicants who are committed to advancing the well-being and prosperity of our communities.

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once the application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents to 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.


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


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 for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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