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Tenured: Open Rank - Latinx-Chicanx Studies in Education


Teaching, Learning, and Culture

Location
College Station, Texas
Open Date
7/20/2021
Position ID
91051
Description

The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture, College/School of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, tenured position with a 9-month academic appointment beginning September 2021. Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of Associate/Full Professor depending on qualifications.

Associate/Full Professor in Latinx-Chicanx Studies in Education - Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to a) maintaining a vibrant funding and research agenda in Multicultural Education of national/international significance, b) teaching and advising at the undergraduate and graduate level (Mode of instruction requires in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof), c) collaborate with the Latino/a and Mexican-American Studies (LMAS) program, as well as the Hispanic Studies Department at Texas A&M University, and d) enhancing and elevating Multicultural education research and practice applied to the preparation of the next generation of teachers, researchers and academic leaders to serve Latinx communities broadly defined.

A successful candidate is expected to conduct research, teach courses in

  1. multicultural education, (b) multicultural education in teacher education, and (c) culture and curriculum for undergraduate and graduate students, and (d) mentor graduate students. The candidate is also expected to seek and secure external funding from a variety of sources to support research activities, and to contribute to the on-going activities and initiatives of the Department, College, and University.
Qualifications

Required Qualifications

● An earned doctorate in education with depth of study and research in teacher
education, or a closely related field within the social science;

● A record of research-based publications in top tier journals;

● An established record of multidisciplinary extramural funding commensurate with
experience;

● A demonstrated record of mentoring undergraduate and graduate students;

● Demonstrated experience in teaching evidence-based approaches to teaching
Latinx learners;

● Strong evidence of commitment to diversity and engagement in professional
scholarship and leadership activities; and

● At least three years of experience teaching children in diverse K-12 learning
environments.

Preferred Qualifications

● Experience teaching multicultural education content courses, or related required
diversity, equity and inclusion courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate
level;

● Evidence of ability (or potential) to conduct comparative studies across Latinx
groups and/or American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, and/or
Black/African American Studies;

● Experience using interdisciplinary approaches and intersectional methodologies;

● Evidence of ability (or potential) to mentor Latinx students, including firstgeneration
and underrepresented students, in and out of the classroom through
such high-impact practices as faculty-supported applied or action research,
internships, service learning, education abroad, or other high impact student
development activities;

● Experience working with and advising student organizations;

● Program development and leadership experience in multicultural teacher
education, curriculum and instruction;

● Experience in teaching graduate and undergraduate multicultural education
principles and evidence-based practices in content-area instruction
(Language/Literacy, Math, Science, and/or Social Studies);

● Application and integration of new technologies and evidence-based interventions
to support diverse student populations;

● Evidence of effective post-secondary teaching experience; and

● Engagement in service activities within an academic department.

Application Instructions

Application materials should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/91051 and include the following items:

    • CV
    • Cover letter
    • Research statement
    • Teaching statement
    • Diversity Statement
    • 2- 3 representative peer-reviewed publications

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.