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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Clinical Assistant Professor


Teaching, Learning, and Culture

Location
College Station, TAMU
Open Date
8/27/2019
Position ID
67495
Description

Texas A&M University is home to over 64,000 students and is one of the top universities in enrollment of new National Merit Scholars. Texas A&M University conducts research valued at more than $892 million annually, placing it among the top 20 universities nationally and consistently ranking in the top tier of research institutions by the National Science Foundation. With a system-wide endowment valued at more than $11.1 billion, the university ranks second among U.S. public universities. Texas A&M University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is home to one of the largest chapters of Phi Beta Kappa.

True to the Morrill Land-Grant Act and mission signed by Abraham Lincoln in 1862 “to educate people…” the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture has evolved to become the epicenter of excellence in advancing pedagogy and educational research across multiple educational contexts in undergraduate and graduate education. We are a world-class faculty with focused research interests spanning technology and teacher education, advanced literacy studies, science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM), multicultural education and K-12 educator preparation. The department is the number one producer of math, science, English and language arts teachers in higher education institutions in Texas. We continue to lead in teacher preparation by cooperating with the College of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering to produce the next generation of inventive and highly effective teachers.

We seek a vibrant and inventive colleague to join our dynamic faculty and become a thought leader in the scholarship of teaching and learning in technology enhanced learning environments applied across the scholarly areas of teaching and research within the department. The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture has adopted and is dedicated to three primary commitments that drive all of our work:

  • advancing a department climate that is characterized by collaboration, collegiality, trust, respect, safety, celebration, and the valuing of individual differences;
  • having a central mission to create experiences that advance teaching, research and service through the application of knowledge in the preparation and development of quality educators; placing high value on, diversity, equity, inclusion, critical thinking, creativity, democratic governance, and leadership; and
  • transforming individuals, schools, and society with a global view through our engaged scholarship, reflective teaching, and collaborative service.

We invite applications for a 9-month full-time Clinical Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Technology and Teacher Education. We seek one candidate with expertise in fully implementing the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards for students, educators, education leaders and to lead boldly in bringing computational thinking and transformational technology enhanced learning to the forefront of teacher education. Anticipated start date will be August 15, 2020.

The Department of Teaching, Learning, & Culture is committed to full inclusion of all individuals in our hiring, staffing, research, teaching, and service. We welcome applications and collaboration with all individuals, regardless of gender or gender identity, race or ethnic heritage, sexual orientation or identity, nationality, ability, religion, political philosophy, veteran status, or other unique personal characteristics.

 

Qualifications
  • An earned doctorate in education with a depth of study and research in technology and teacher education or a closely related field is required (e.g., educational technology, information science and technology, engineering or computer science). ABDs are eligible to apply but must include a letter from the thesis advisor indicating completion of degree by August 15, 2020;
  • Experience in teaching courses that address content within the scope of the ISTE standards for students, educators, education leaders;
  • Evidence of the application of high impact learning practices in teaching;
  • Application and integration of new technologies and evidence-based teaching interventions in teacher education responsive to diverse, highly impacted and underrepresented student populations;
  • Teaching experience, preferably in highly diverse K-12 settings;
  • Evidence of commitment to diversity and engagement in professional leadership activities.
Application Instructions

The application should include a CV, a cover letter, list of courses taught including format (e.g., face to face, online, hybrid), teaching philosophy/ teaching statement and the contact information of three references.  

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.