Overview

The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank specializing in Educational Leadership starting Fall 2019. This faculty member is embedded within a principal or superintendent preparation program. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated expertise in (a) educational leadership, (b) teaching online courses, (c) working in local area schools, and (d) writing and working on grants. This is a full-time tenure-track position with a nine-month academic year appointment in the educational leadership program in the School of Education within the College of Education and Psychology at the University of Texas at Tyler. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is contingent upon funding by the university.

Responsibilities for the position include (a) teaching graduate educational leadership courses, (b) advising and mentoring graduate students, (c) pursuing an active scholarly research agenda, (d) actively supporting local schools, (e) seeking grant funds for research and teaching activities, and (f) contributing to the university, the East Texas community, and the profession through service and outreach activities.

Required qualifications for the position include (a) an earned a doctorate in Educational Leadership or similar, (b) evidence of university teaching and research activity appropriate for an assistant professor, and (c) a philosophical stance that values diversity and has a commitment to social justice. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in (a) teaching online classes, (b) demonstrated ability to conduct a focused and sustained program of research and scholarship, and (c) a commitment to diversity and social justice.

A complete application must include a detailed letter of interest and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a sample of recent scholarly writings (if available), unofficial copy of transcripts, and names and contact information, including e-mails for three references. Official transcripts will be required if offer is extended.

Submit all application materials to http://www.uttyler.edu/faculty/jobs/index.php For additional information about the position, contact the Director of the School of Education, Dr. Hickey at whickey@uttyler.edu. Appointment begins in Fall 2019.