Prairie View, TX United States
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Assistant/Associate Professor (Special Education)

Prairie View A&M University, Curriculum and Instruction Department

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor (Special Education)
Job Location: Prairie View , TX
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Education: at Schools/Colleges of Education
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-10-18
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor (Special Education)

Educational Leadership and Counseling
Prairie View A&M University

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the Whitlowe R. Green College of Education invites applications for a scholar and teacher in Education for a full-time tenure-track position as an Assistant/Associate Professor. Primary duties include, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in special education at all levels (PK – 12); but are not limited to, supervising students during their student teaching internships; developing partnerships with local schools; and contributing to the assessment and accreditation of teacher education programs. Responsibilities of this 9-month position also include advising a diverse community of students and the recruiting of adjuncts to teach courses in the program. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a substantive research agenda; engage in service assignments in the department, college, university, and service to the professional organizations in Special Education.

Prairie View A&M University, a member of the Texas A&M University System, is a public land grant university located 45 miles northwest of Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth largest city. It has an enrollment of more than 8,000 students and offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in a variety of disciplines. The University’s target service area for undergraduate, graduate and outreach programs includes the Texas Gulf Coast Region; the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor; and urban Texas centers.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:  Interested applicants must have aDoctoral degree in special education with a specialization in a disability area or a related field from an accredited program and institution (Advanced ABD status—the doctorate must be completed by August 31, 2017.); capacity for successful teaching and research at the university level and commitment to working with diverse populations. Applicants for the position of Associate Professor must meet the minimum requirements and possess a distinguished record of academic achievement (established research agenda including recent publications and presentations, and experience with content and educator preparer standards) that meets the criteria for Associate Professor status at Prairie View A& M University. 

Information and Application Process Instructions

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:The position will remain as open until filled and the appointment date for this position is September 1, 2017 or after. To apply for this position, please visit our website at: applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitaevia the online application to be fully considered.  For assistance, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 936-261-1730 or  


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