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Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education and Race and Education (Tenure Track)

  • 1.  Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education and Race and Education (Tenure Track)

    Posted 10-16-2018 07:34:00 PM
    Hello CUFA members,

    Please find the full details below for our position announcement for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education and Race and Education at the University of North Texas. UNT is a tier 1 research institution in the DFW metroplex. Reviews of applications will begin immediately. I have hyperlinked the position announcement here and also attached it to this message. You can apply on UNT's site hyperlinked here. Best,

    Daniel G. Krutka, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education
    University of North Texas

    POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
    Social Studies Education/Anti-Racist Education, Assistant Professor, Tenure-track

    Position: The Department of Teacher Education and Administration invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor Social Studies Education/ Race and Education to begin Fall 2019. The successful candidate will join a dedicated Teacher Education and Administration faculty with programs leading to EC-6, 4-8, and 7-12 teacher certification, as well as master's and doctoral programs in Curriculum and Instruction.

    Rank/Salary: Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience and background.

    Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the continued development and success of the department through research, teaching, service, and mentoring of graduate students. As a tenuretrack member of the faculty, candidates will be expected to develop a record of scholarly research necessary to obtain tenure. The successful candidate will be expected to develop or continue an ongoing research agenda in an area of specialization, including regular publications in quality outlets, professional presentations, and submission of external grant proposals. Service on dissertation committees, including the chairing of dissertations, is expected. In addition, candidates will be expected to engage in teaching and to contribute service to the department, the College of Education, and the University of North Texas. Instructional roles include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses. Candidates may have the opportunity to create and teach additional courses in their area of expertise, including topics concerning race, equity, and inclusion. The traditional teaching load for tenure-eligible faculty is two courses per semester. Summer teaching is contingent on student demand and funding.

    Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in Social Studies Education, Curriculum Studies, and/or a related field emphasizing Cultural Studies, Critical Race Theory, Urban Education, or Multicultural Education. ABD candidates will be considered as long as the dissertation is successfully defended prior to the start date. Preference will be given to candidates with EC-12 teaching experience with racialized and marginalized student populations, experience in higher education, a commitment to social justice, and evidence of knowledge of culturally responsive/culturally sustaining teaching practices.

    The University: The University of North Texas is a Tier One Research University in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex – the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. This dynamic region is seeing explosive growth, demographically and economically, with several of the fastest-growing municipalities in the nation, and is host to countless excellent restaurants, parks and outdoor opportunities, cultural institutions of all types, and globally diverse populations. At almost 40,000 students, UNT is one of the nation's largest universities, and our teacher preparation programs are among the largest in the state of Texas. Moreover, the College of Education, as the founding college of the university, enjoys respectful and collegial relationships with our colleagues across the campus.

    Application: All applicants must apply online at: http://facultyjobs.unt.edu. Applications must include the materials requested at this website. The search committee will contact references only after advanced stages of screening. Official transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be required prior to employment along with a criminal background check. Questions regarding the positions can be directed to the search committee chair:
    Dr. Kelley King
    Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education and Administration
    http://www.coe.unt.edu/teacher-education-and-administration
    (940) 565-4447; Kelley.king@unt.edu

    Review: Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed. The University of North Texas is an AA/ADA/EOE Institution committed to its educational programs. The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

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    Dan Krutka
    Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education
    University of North Texas
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