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Assistant Professor in Curriculum & Instruction

Employer
Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Location
Killeen, TX

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Job Details

Job Title

Assistant Professor in Curriculum & Instruction

Agency

Texas A&M University - Central Texas

Department

College of Education & Human Development

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

Texas A&M University – Central Texas is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS) in a military-friendly community, serving mainly non-traditional students in the central Texas region. The College of Education and Human Development’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction is seeking a full-time professional track faculty member who will join a department that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs, with a focus on preparing caring, effective educators who can meet the needs of a culturally and linguistically rich student population. We seek applicants who are passionate about preparing teacher leaders and who bring innovative approaches to address the needs of students and school communities.

This is a professional track position and, as such, the faculty member is expected to teach 15 workload credits per semester. Summer appointment is not guaranteed and is contingent upon university need.

Responsibilities

  • teach undergraduate and graduate courses online, face-to-face, and/or hybrid in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction on both Hutto and Killeen Texas A&M University - Central Texas campuses with particular emphasis on teaching on location at the East Williamson County Higher Education Center (EWCHEC) in Hutto, Texas.

  • teach and attend meetings on both Hutto and Killeen Texas A&M University - Central Texas campuses.

  • recruit and build relationships with districts within the Hutto and surrounding area.

  • work with educator certification programs to meet and maintain state accreditation standards.

  • provide service to the department, college, and university, including serving on department, college, and university committees as well as recruiting and advising students.

  • advise undergraduate and graduate students.

  • use instructional technology effectively to support student learning.

  • demonstrate skill at being an effective communicator who can collaborate with university and professional colleagues, as well as school district and community partners in a positive and productive manner.

  • perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education & Experience

  • Doctoral degree approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) appropriate to the area of Curriculum & Instruction, with an emphasis in reading and/or literacy.

  • Minimum of three years’ experience as an EC-6 certified teacher.

  • Possess the minimum credential standards of SACSCOC to teach courses in the C&I Department (i.e., 18 graduate hours in reading and/or literacy).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching in higher education.

  • Experience working in a field-based educator preparation program in higher education.

  • Experience preparing teacher candidates for state certification exams.

  • ESL certification

  • Proficiency in instructional technology, online instruction, and/or effective course design in a variety of course modalities.

Salary: Commensurate

Hours: Faculty hours; M-F; hours may vary by assignment

To Apply

Please apply directly on our Texas A&M University-Central Texas Job Site. Please upload your curriculum vitae, cover letter, transcripts, as well as the name, email, and phone number of at least three professional references (one of whom must be from a current or previous supervisor) when applying. If you are having issues with uploading, you may send your documents to hr@tamuct.edu and we will upload for you. The system does allow you to upload more than one document.

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.

Organization

Read our Diversity Profile Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and vibrant institution!  We are a military friendly, upper level institution offering 24 Bachelor’s and 16 Graduate degrees.  The university prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.  Our campus is located at State Highway 195 and 201 in Killeen, 1001 Leadership Place.TAMUCT bldg [square]

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, currently serving over 2,600 students. Classes are offered at our beautiful new campus, online, and at several convenient sites; including Fort Hood and Hutto in order to accommodate both full-time and part-time students. The University serves the entire Central Texas region, providing a wide-range of distinguished academic programs that foster excellence and achievement through lifelong learning and civic engagement. For more information about our Warrior Nation, visit www.tamuct.edu.

TAMUCT students in labThank you for your interest in employment with Texas A&M University-Central Texas. We are committed to providing prompt, courteous and friendly service. Explore these exciting opportunities available at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

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