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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Open Rank-Clinical - Advanced Literacy Studies Program

Teaching, Learning, and Culture

College Station, Texas
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The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure) position with a 9-month academic appointment beginning September 2022. Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor depending on qualifications.

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Science of Teaching Reading (STR) and support state and national initiative aligned with the STR.  Clinical faculty will typically assume an 80% teaching, 10% research, 10% service workload.  Typically teaching responsibilities include 12 semester hours (4 courses per semester). Part of this responsibility may include field observations, liaison and coordination efforts, or other leadership roles as defined by the department. Advising and serving on graduate student committees are also part of the clinical faculty‚Äôs responsibilities. Additional service to the profession and scholarly involvement are valued, including support of state and national initiatives.


Required Qualifications:  

  • An earned doctorate in education with a specific focus in literacy with expertise in the science of teaching reading and evidence-based literacy practices is required. ABDs are eligible to apply but must include a letter from the thesis director indicating completion of degree date;
  • Relevant professional experience including demonstrated excellence in teaching literacy and a modest research agenda;
  • Experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses aligned with the science of reading.
  • Evidence of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and engagement in professional leadership activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in teaching literacy courses aligned with the science of reading at the university level
  • Evidence of academic scholarship (e.g., published research in high quality journals about evidence-based practices in the science of teaching reading)
  • Engagement in service activities within the field of the Science of Reading and Teaching Reading.
Application Instructions

Application materials should submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/91036 and include the following items:

    • CV including list of courses taught and format, e.g. face-to-face, online, hybrid etc.
    • Cover letter
    • Teaching philosophy/statement and evidence of excellence in teaching, e.g. student course evaluation summaries etc.
    • Research interest statement
    • Contact information of three references
    • 2- 3 representative publications or curricular instructional materials created and used in teaching

Questions regarding this position should be sent to Tammy Reynolds (t-reynolds@tamu.edu)

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.