Monday, October 7, 2013

T in Science Education, UT San Antonio

The Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Texas at San Antonio (COEHD@UTSA.EDU), a recognized Hispanic-serving institution, invites applications for an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction/Science Education beginning Fall 2014.

Responsibilities include: (a) teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses that are offered at the UTSA Main Campus, the UTSA Downtown Campus, and on public school campuses; (b) advising graduate students; (c) serving on thesis and doctoral committees; (d) conducting an active program of research; (e) obtaining external grant funding;  (f) providing service and leadership to department, college, university, and community constituencies in the area of Curriculum and Instruction/Science Education or a related area; and (g) active service and leadership in professional organizations at the local, state, and national/international levels.

Required Qualifications: (a) earned doctorate with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction/Science Education or related area; (b) a minimum of 18 graduate hours in science content; (c) experience related to culturally and linguistically diverse populations; and (d) evidence of research and publication record commensurate with position. Applicants for Associate Professor must meet the university's criteria for promotion and tenure at the associate level.

Preferred Qualifications: (a) knowledge of current and emerging research methodologies, techniques, and theories in Curriculum & Instruction/Science Education or related area; (b) graduate level coursework in the physical sciences; (c) expertise in quantitative research methodology; (d) university teaching and supervising/mentoring experience; (e) experience with instructional technology; (f) evidence of external funding; (g) experience working with doctoral students; and (h) evidence of teaching in an EC-12 school.

Initial Review: Qualified applicants must submit an application letter specifically addressing this position and the required and preferred qualifications; current curriculum vita; 1-2 page research agenda; minimum of 3 published, peer-reviewed articles; official transcript from terminal degree institution; and names, addresses, emails, and telephone numbers of three references. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or closed.

All applicants for this position should send application materials to: Dr. Mari Cortez, Chair, Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching, The University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX  78249-0654. Electronic submissions are encouraged and should be sent to

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

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Position is open until filled.