The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington College of Education invites applications to a 12-month non-tenure track position for a Visiting Assistant Professor and Principal Program Coordinator for the online MEd in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies – Principal Certification program.
Successful candidates will teach graduate-level courses; facilitate student/candidate supervision, program reporting and compliance processes, assessment preparation and approvals, and admissions; and provide service to the department, college, and university.
Required qualifications for appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator include an earned doctorate by August 2021 in Educational Leadership or Education Administration, teaching certification in K-12; a minimum of three years as a K-12 principal; and strong oral and written communication skills. A background in using Canvas and technology applications is preferred.
Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in online environments, organization of data, maintaining systems and processes for student admissions and certification attainment, an understanding of the structures of schools and systems, and a commitment to developing collaborative relationships.
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 on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 14360
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is 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.