Overview

The College of Education is home to over 2,600 students, 38 full-time faculty members, and 26 staff members, and not only prepares education professionals to lead North Texas in a dynamic and changing environment, but also contributes to the national dialogue surrounding education in the 21st Century. The College has two departments: Curriculum and Instruction, and Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with more than 800 graduates in the 2018-19 academic year. The College is currently one of Texas’s top producers of well-prepared education professionals and is committed to meeting the goals of the UTA Strategic Plan/2020 (htt ps:/ / www .uta.edu/strat egicplan/l .

Essential Duties:

1) Maintain a successful program of research and publication,

2) Teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in both traditional and online formats,

3) Actively seek external funding opportunities.

Required Qualifications:

An earned Doctorate by August 2020 in Literacy, Reading, or Curriculum and Instruction with at least 18 graduate hours in literacy; demonstrated ability for engaging in high quality research with an appropriate publication record for an Assistant or Associate Professor; a record of successful external funding (associate professor level); teaching certification and a minimum of three years K-12 teaching experience; strong oral and written communication skills; and potential for leadership. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in university teaching in traditional and online environments, an understanding of the structures of schools and systems, and a commitment to developing collaborative relationships.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who have a record of external funding. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.

Special Instructions:

To apply applicants should go to http://uta.peopleadmin.com/ and submit the following materials:

  • a letter of interest (not to exceed 4 pages),
  • curriculum vita, and
  • names and contact information of three professional references.

Questions may be addressed to the department chair, Dr. Daniel Robinson, 817-272-7444, daniel.robinson@uta.edu.

EEO Statement:

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Open Until Filled: Yes