Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction

  • Tarleton State University
  • Stephenville, TX
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction (Tenure Track)

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Tarleton State University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction position to begin September 1, 2022. This is a full-time, tenure-track, 9-month position with primary teaching responsibility on the Fort Worth campus. Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution; Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • 80% Teaching and Service: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning. May be required to teach at other campuses or on-line. Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.
  • 20% Research: Demonstrate a record of ongoing research and scholarly activity appropriate to your academic discipline.
Required Minimum Qualifications
  • Earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction (or closely related field).
Preferred Education
  • Reading Specialist Certification and/or three years of literacy experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability in the discipline and show clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean.
  • Demonstrated ability for continuing scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degree.
  • Documented yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service.
Required application materials
  • Cover letter which details candidate's accomplishments in research and teaching as well as future career plans
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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