Associate/Full Professor Position in Science Education (Teacher Education)
Fenton Wayne Robnett Endowed Professor in Secondary Education
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Position Code: F00170P
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for appointment to a 9-month tenure track position eligible (endowed professorship eligible at the level of Full Professor) in Science Education/teacher education beginning Fall 2020.
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers undergraduate teacher certification programs in elementary, elementary bilingual and ESL, middle level, secondary, and special education. An expanding offering of on-campus and online certification, endorsements, and master’s degree programs in areas such as literacy, mathematics, and science education with additional online programs in the planning stages are also provided.
Home to 2,600 students, 38 full-time faculty members, and 26 staff members, the College of Education not only prepares education professionals to lead North Texas in a dynamic and changing environment, but also contributes to the national dialogue surrounding education in the 21st Century. The College has two departments: Curriculum and Instruction, and Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with more than 800 graduates in the 2018-19 academic year. The College is currently one of the Texas’ top producers of outstanding education professionals and is committed to meeting the goals of the UTA Strategic Plan/2020 (https://www.uta.edu/strategicplan/).
The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is rapidly becoming one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.
names and contact information of three professional references.
Review of applications will begin October 21, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to: Dr. Daniel Robinson (Daniel.email@example.com)
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
For more information about the University of Texas at Arlington, please visit: http://www.uta.edu/uta
Required qualifications for this position include:
an earned doctorate in an area of science education,
an active record of scholarship and external funding commensurate with experience,
familiarity with secondary teaching and/or research with US public schools; and
an ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of faculty, students, and school personnel.
Preferred qualifications include:
evidence that secondary science teaching and/or learning is central to the candidate’s research,
evidence of strong science education teaching in higher education, and
experience related to PK-12 teacher education.
Successful candidates will:
maintain a successful program of research publications and grants,
teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in both traditional and online formats, and
demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.
Internal Number: F00170P
About The University of Texas at Arlington
UTA is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a projected global enrollment of close to 57,000, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the state of Texas. Guided by its Strategic Plan 2020: Bold Solutions|Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and education within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was recently cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities. U.S. News & World Report ranks UTA fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2017 Best for Vets list.