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Assistant Professor of Practice

The University of Texas at Tyler
Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jun 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Type






Hours per Week

40 hours


Hiring Department

College of Education and Psychology


Required Application Materials

A single PDF or Word document containing a resume, letter of interest and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and a list of three (3) professional references is required to apply. An official transcript will be required if an offer is extended.

Important Instructions:   

When prompted to upload your “resume”, upload your combined documents as one file.

  • Please do not upload documents to “Cover Letter” or “References”.


If the required application materials were not uploaded at the “resume” prompt, please withdraw your application and re-apply to upload your combined documents as one file.


Job Summary

The University of Texas at Tyler invites applicants for a non-tenure-track appointment for an Assistant Professor of Practice starting Fall 2021.  This is a full-time position with a nine-month academic year appointment.



Major Responsibilities/Duties/Critical Tasks

  • Teach 5 courses in teacher education and reading. Three (3) reading courses, one of which will be offered at Kilgore College beginning Fall 2021 and two (2) education courses.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Required Education/Experience

  • Master’s degree in reading or at least 18 graduate hours in reading.
  • A minimum of three years of teaching experience in PreK-12 school settings.
  • Doctorate in reading preferred.
  • University teaching experience with face-to-face, hybrid, and online instruction preferred.
  • Experience with mentoring/coaching teachers preferred.


Accompanying Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Demonstrate expertise in teacher education and reading.
  • Teach a mix of hybrid, online, and face-to-face courses.


About The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes 14 institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls more than 10,000 students and consists of six colleges.

Our beautiful Tyler campus features more than 200 acres nestled along a lake and surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. For student convenience, we also maintain regional campuses in Palestine and Longview, as well as a location in Houston.

We encourage you to visit our campus and see for yourself why UT Tyler is where you’ll feel at home—and find your best path.


Additional Information

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.


EEO/AA Statement

The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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