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.
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 STEM Education applied to the preparation of the generation of STEM teachers for middle grade and secondary schools. 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.
Clinical faculty will typically assume an 80% teaching, 10% research, 10% service work load. Typically teaching responsibilities include12-semester hour (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. Academic workload adjustments are commonly made to accommodate administrative and leadership responsibilities associated with faculty appointments. Advising and serving on graduate student committees are also part of the clinical faculty’s responsibilities. Additional service to the profession and scholarly involvement are valued, but service and scholarship expectations are adjusted within the context of teaching responsibilities of clinical faculty members.