Commensurate with Experience
Hours per Week
School of Education
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The University of Texas at Tyler School of Education (SOE) is
seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational Leadership:
School Improvement. UT Tyler is a Carnegie R:2 institution located
in Tyler Texas with satellite campuses in Longview and Palestine.
UT Tyler is also home to the University Academy Laboratory Schools,
K-12 STEM Academies designed to provide a high-fidelity
inquiry-based clinical setting. The SOE is home to a large
Educational Leadership program that certifies principals and
superintendents. The SOE also houses an EdD in School Improvement
focused on improving schools and school districts in Texas. Tenure
will be considered based upon experience. The successful candidate
will teach courses in the Education Leadership Programs and the
School Improvement Programs based upon expertise.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Pursue an active scholarly research agenda.
- Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in teacher education
and curriculum and instruction.
- Seek grant funds to support research and teaching
- Advise and mentor graduate students.
- Actively support local area schools.
- Contribute to the university, the East Texas community, and the
profession through service and outreach activities.
- An earned doctorate in School Improvement or Educational
Leadership focused on School Improvement.
- Evidence of ability to conduct a focused and sustained research
- A minimum of three (3) years of K-12 classroom experience.
- A minimum of five (5) years of leadership at the school or
- Ability to collaborate with Education faculty in SOE for
research and pursuit of external funding.
- Evidence of preparation to teach courses related to school
improvement and leadership.
- Evidence of scholarship as measured by peer-reviewed
- Evidence of successful university teaching in courses targeted
- Evidence of successful K-12 leadership at the school and
- Expertise in School improvement and Improvement Science.
- Ability to teach face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses.
- Expertise in Mixed Methods and Evaluation Research.
- Evidence of service as a dissertation committee chair and/or
dissertation committee member.
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
We encourage you to visit our campus and see for
yourself why UT Tyler is where you’ll feel at home—and find your
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.
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.