Assistant / Associate Professor - Undergraduate and Graduate - College of Education
The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s College of Education seeks Assistant / Associate Professor for its undergraduate and graduate programs in Education, beginning August 2014. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. The Education Department in the College of Education offers five undergraduate degree programs which include Early Childhood through Grade 6, EC-6 Interdisciplinary, All level, Grades 4-8, and Secondary . The Department also offers Master programs in Educational Administration, Curriculum and Instruction, and Administration of Intervention Programs. UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 18,000 in the heart of central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community. Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development and student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community. While primarily a teaching institution, UMHB recognizes and rewards research, publication, and other forms of scholarly attainment. Full-time faculty members typically teach 12 hours per semester with three course preparations. Specific Responsibilities: 1. Teach learner-centered graduate courses focusing on competencies and skills related to state (Texas), national, and institutional standards in one or more of the following: • Research; • Higher education; • Principal/superintendent certification; • Educational administration and leadership; • Curriculum and instruction; and/or • Administration of intervention program 2. Teach learner-centered undergraduate courses related to one or more of the following: • Varied and innovative methods of instructional delivery; • Technology integration; • Curriculum design and articulation; • Child and adolescent development; • Classroom management; • Working with diverse student populations; and/or • State of Texas standards for instruction and assessment. 3. Provide leadership in working with the state agency and local education entities. 4. Collaborate with other faculty members in monitoring and implementing various aspects of the graduate and undergraduate programs, including field experiences. Qualifications: Doctoral degree from an accredited institution with an area of emphasis in one or more of the focus areas is required. ABD will be considered. Tenure track requires terminal degree in hand. Either a minimum of three (3) years successful teaching experience in K-12 or in higher education is required. A minimum of three (3) years experience in a P-12 administrative role or higher education administrative role is required. Certification is preferred. Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential. Candidate must be an active, committed Christian. Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including Day One medical and dental insurance for employees, retirement plan with match and tuition benefits for employees and their dependents. TO APPLY: Please submit a completed UMHB employment application along with cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance to www.umhb.edu (Resources, Employment) or by mail to UMHB Human Resources, 900 College Street, Belton, TX. 76513. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.