Assistant/Associate Professor of Education

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Education Requisition 202100004F Rank Assistant or Associate Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track College College of Education Department School of Teaching & Learning Open Date 02/03/2021 Quicklink
Contact Name Dr. Regina Smith Title

Assistant Professor
Sam Houston State University
School of Teaching and Learning
Box 2119
Huntsville, Texas 77340-2119

Contact Phone 936-294-2617 Contact Email
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

This is a full-time, tenure-track (9 month) position. The selected faculty member will teach 9 credits of graduate and undergraduate courses in early childhood education, elementary education, and other program areas as needed in the School of Teaching and Learning. Teaching duties are performed on the main campus in Huntsville, at off-site teaching locations, and online. Additionally, the selected faculty member will supervise field experiences, initiate and collaborate in research activities leading to scholarly publications and professional conference presentations, and pursue and secure external grant funding. The selected faculty member will be expected to attend and participate in meetings and committees at the program, departmental, college, and university levels.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Ph.D./Ed.D. in Education, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Education, or closely related field.

Experience Required for the Position

Must hold or be eligible for state public school teaching certification and have a minimum of three (3) years documented experience as a certified teacher in early childhood (PK) – 6th grade. Knowledge of standards and research-based curriculum and instruction in education (PK-6) with documented experience in data driven decision making, analysis, and assessment is required. Candidate should have a commitment to teaching in inclusive settings, working with diverse populations and implementing culturally responsive teaching, and community engagement. Experience working with field-based school sites is preferred. Documented experience teaching adult learners is preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with advanced preparation (18 or more graduate hours) in Early Childhood Education.

Other Requirements for the Position

Preferred Qualifications include:
18 graduate hours in early childhood education.
Experience teaching in the early grades (PK-3).
Evidence of service to departmental, college, and university committees.
Participation in professional organization at local and national/international levels.
Record of scholarly productivity and evidence of emerging research agenda.
Demonstrated record of or potential for teaching excellence at the university level.
Demonstrated record of or potential for teaching excellence online and/or in hybrid courses.

Special Instructions Summary Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you hold a doctorate in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum & Instruction, or closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * If so, date doctorate awarded.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do your academic transcripts show a minimum of 18 graduate hours in early childhood education?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a minimum of three years of experience working as a Certified Teacher in grades PK-6?
    • Yes
    • No
Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3
  8. Reference Contact Information
  9. Transcripts
Optional Documents

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