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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Tenure Track
Department: Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

Status: Active

The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for the tenure track position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Ed.D./Ph.D. in Educational Leadership
  • Public School K-12 Administrative Experience
  • Principal Experience Required
  • Superintendent Experience Preferred
  • K-12 Teaching Experience

 Application Requirements include:

  • Letter of interest addressing required qualifications
  • Curriculum vita
  • List of references with complete contact information

Send materials to Dr. Yanira Oliveras-Ortiz at yoliverasortiz@uttyler.edu or mail to Dr. Yanira Oliveras-Ortiz, The Department of Educational Leadership, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd, Tyler, TX  75799.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. The starting date for the position is Fall 2015.

The University of Texas at Tyler is a comprehensive institution of higher education offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs as an institution of the renowned University of Texas System. The University of Texas at Tyler’s vision is to be nationally recognized for its high quality education in the professions and in the humanities, arts and sciences, and for its distinctive core curriculum. Guided by an outstanding and supportive faculty, its graduates will understand and appreciate human diversity and the global nature of the new millennium. They will think critically, act with honesty and integrity, and demonstrate proficiency in leadership, communication skills, and the use of technology.

The mission of the College of Education and Psychology is to provide a positive environment that fosters the acquisition of knowledge and skills.  The mission is individually and collectively realized through a community of scholars that contributes to knowledge through scholarly inquiry; organizes knowledge for application, understanding, and communication; and provides leadership and service. Additionally, the College is committed to affirming and promoting global perspectives, cultural diversity, social justice, ethical practice and respect for individual differences as a means of enhancing learning, service, leadership and scholarship.

The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is composed of a professional, dedicated faculty committed to quality graduate education that respects individual and cultural diversity. To fulfill this commitment the faculty pursues knowledge through scholarship, research and publications and shares their unique talents and expertise with university, community, and professional constituencies.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information on the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies please visit the website at: http://www.uttyler.edu/elps/



Job Title: Assistant Professor of Special Education
Department: Education & Psychology

Status: Active

The School of Education in the College of Education and Psychology at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor of Special Education position available in the 2015-2016 academic year.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Special Education. Candidates should provide evidence of a strong record of scholarship as well as commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years teaching experience in K-12 classrooms and have teaching certification in special education.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a strong record of research and teaching experience. Preferred qualities also include online teaching experience and experience working with diverse populations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. teach undergraduate courses in special education and general education; graduate courses in special education courses on a limited basis;
  2. maintain a strong record of scholarship and pursue external funding;
  3. participate collaboratively in program, department, college and university governance;
  4. collaborate with local educators and leaders in K-12 partnerships-specifically the UT Tyler open charter school (The UT Tyler Innovation Academy);
  5. provide service to the university and profession.

Salary: The salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Application Materials: Candidates should electronically submit:

  • a letter of interest regarding the position;
  • curriculum vita;
  • transcripts (unofficial copies will be accepted; official copies will be needed if an offer is extended);
  • copies of recent publications

Email: Interested candidates should submit materials to Mrs. Cindy Sprayberry, Administrative Assistant in the School of Education, csprayberry@uttyler.edu

For additional information or questions about the position, contact Dr. Frank Dykes, Associate Professor of Special Education at fdykes@uttyler.edu

Closing Date: Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 



Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Cognitive, Developmental, Experimental, or Social Psychology
Department: Department of Psychology and Counseling

Status: Active

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, COGNITIVE, DEVELOPMENTAL, EXPERIMENTAL, OR SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
The Department of Psychology and Counseling at the University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology position available for 2014-2015.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 Earned doctorate in Cognitive, Developmental, Experimental, or Social Psychology.  ABD Candidates will also be considered. Candidates should provide evidence of a strong record of scholarship as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students. For consideration at the Associate Professor rank, a candidate must either already be at that rank, or meet UT Tyler criteria for tenure and Associate Professor rank.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to those with a strong record of research and teaching experience. Special consideration will be given to candidates that can also contribute to additional teaching needs of the program, such as developmental, cognitive, physiological, research methods and/or statistics courses. Although the specific area of research focus for this position is open, we seek candidates whose interests complement those of existing faculty (e.g., cognition, diversity, emotion, health, motivation, and schizophrenia). A list of current faculty research can be found at http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology/faculty/. You can view the respective faculty member’s research interest by clicking her or his name.

RESPONSIBILTIES:  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

(1)   teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in area of expertise, preferably in developmental, cognitive, research methods, and/or statistics;

(2)   develop a strong record of scholarship through empirical studies, professional presentations, and refereed publications,

(3)   seek external funding to support research, training, and service activities; and

(4)   participate collaboratively in program, department, college, and university governance.

SALARY:  The salary range is competitive, commensurate with qualification and experience.

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:  Tenure-track position commencing June or August, 2014.

REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:  Candidates should electronically submit (1) a letter of teaching and research interests addressing strengths relative to the qualifications and responsibilities cited above, along with professorial rank being applied for; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) at least three original letters of recommendation, (4) copies of recent scholarship, and (5) copies of all academic transcripts to: PsySearch@uttyler.edu  

CLOSING DATE:  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: UT Tyler is a component of The University of Texas System and is located in the beautiful wooded East Texas lake country on the I-20 corridor, about 100 miles east of Dallas and 200 miles north of Houston. The University is a public Level 5 doctoral institution that enrolls over 7,000 students, including nearly 25% ethnic minority students. The department has a vibrant undergraduate program and graduate degree programs in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and School Counseling.  The department anticipates the development of a doctoral program in Clinical Psychology. The department currently has three active research laboratories, and is seeking new tenure-track faculty members to start new research laboratories. The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for these positions.  For more information about the Psychology and Counseling Department visit our website at. http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants selected to fill the position must be able to present documentation of the right to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.



Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of School Counseling
Department: Department of Psychology and Counseling

Status: Active

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, SCHOOL COUNSELING

The University of Texas at Tyler’s Department of Psychology and Counseling invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate professor position in School Counseling commencing August 2014.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

(1)   teaching online graduate courses in school counseling and related areas of counseling

(2)   developing a program of scholarship and refereed publications,

(3)   service to the university and profession,

(4)   advising, mentoring, and providing supervision to graduate students

(5) developing cooperative relationships with local schools and school counselors, and

(6) seeking external funding.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must demonstrate a professional identity as a counselor educator and a commitment to the profession of school counseling.  For consideration at the Associate Professor rank, a candidate must either already be at that rank, or meet UT Tyler criteria for tenure and Associate Professor rank.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred qualities include a CACREP-accredited doctorate, a record of scholarship and publication, online graduate teaching experience, and experience in elementary, middle or high school. Candidates with experience serving diverse populations, minority candidates, and those with experience supervising counselors in public school systems are especially encouraged to apply.

Salary: The salary range is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: Candidates should electronically submit:

  • a letter describing their teaching and research interests,
  • a curriculum vita,
  • transcripts,
  • three letters of reference and
  • copies of recent publications to: SchoolCounSearch@uttyler.edu

CLOSING DATE: Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER:  UT Tyler is a component of The University of Texas System and is located in the beautiful wooded East Texas lake country on the I-20 corridor, about 100 miles east of Dallas and 200 miles north of Houston. The University is a public Level 5 doctoral institution that enrolls over 7,000 students, including nearly 1200 (20%) ethnic minority students. The department has a vibrant undergraduate program as well as graduate master’s degree programs in School Counseling , Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and Clinical Psychology.  The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.  For more information about the Psychology and Counseling Department visit our website at http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology/ . The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants selected to fill the position must be able to present documentation of the right to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.



Job Title: Assitant/Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Department: Department of Psychology and Counseling

Status: Active

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING
The University of Texas at Tyler’s Department of Psychology and Counseling will have two tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling positions available for 2014-15.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 

Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Earned doctorate in Counselor Education or a closely related field from a CACREP accredited degree program and LPC license eligibility in Texas.  Candidates should provide evidence of strong research and interpersonal skills as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate students. Candidates with teaching experience and/or research emphasis in diversity, career development, supervision of counseling, and/or group counseling are especially encouraged to apply. For consideration at the Associate Professor rank, candidate must either already be at that rank, or meet UT Tyler criteria for tenure and Associate Professor rank.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to those with training and experience in one or more of the following: counselor supervision, multicultural counseling, and/or evidence based treatments. A record of scholarship, including publications, external funding success and graduate (masters and doctoral) teaching experience are also preferred.

RESPONSIBILTIES:  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

(1)   teach graduate clinical mental health counseling content and applied courses in area of expertise, supervise practicum students, mentor student research, and possibly teach undergraduate psychology courses;

(2)   develop a strong record of scholarship through empirical studies, professional presentations, and refereed publications,

(3)   seek external funding to support research, training, and service activities;

(4)   provide service to the field and profession at local, state, and/or national levels, and      participate collaboratively in program, department, college, and university governance.

Either of these positions may be modified to include an administrative appointment as the Director of our community-based Clinical and Counseling Training Clinic, or Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Director, if the applicant’s experience and interests include that role.

SALARY:  The salary range is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:  Tenure-track positions will commence either June or August, 2014.

REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:  Candidates should electronically submit:

  • a letter of teaching and research interests addressing strengths relative to the qualifications and responsibilities cited above, along with professorial rank being applied for;
  • current curriculum vitae;
  • at least three original letters of recommendation,
  • copies of recent scholarship, and
  • copies of all academic transcripts to:

CMHCSearch@uttyler.edu

CLOSING DATE:  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

ABOUT COUNSELOR EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER: The Counselor Education faculty includes professors who specialize in counseling theories, techniques and skills, couple and family therapy, and school counseling. We offer a 60-credit Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s degree, with a specialization in couple and family counseling available. Current research activity among the faculty members includes counseling underserved and minority populations, counselor supervision, midlife transition in couple relationships, and training school counselors. A list of current faculty research can be found at http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology/faculty/. You can view the respective faculty member’s research interest by clicking on the faculty member’s name.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: UT Tyler is a component of The University of Texas System and is located in the beautiful wooded East Texas lake country on the I-20 corridor, about 100 miles east of Dallas and 200 miles north of Houston. The University is a public Level 5 doctoral institution that enrolls over 7,000 students, including nearly 1200 (20%) ethnic minority students. The department has a vibrant undergraduate program as well as graduate master’s degree programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Psychology, and School Counseling.  The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.  For more information about the Psychology and Counseling Department visit our website at http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology/ . The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants selected to fill the position must be able to present documentation of the right to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.



Job Title: Master Teacher
Department: Ingenuity Center

Status: Active

The University of Texas at Tyler seeks a master teacher in the area of mathematics and science to:

  • teach field-based courses
  • establish field experiences for teacher candidates
  • work with local teachers
  • conduct field observations of teacher candidates
  • complete additional duties as assigned

Candidates should possess: a master’s degree, a minimum of five years of successful teaching (4-12), a background in math/science, and a Texas teaching certificate. Preferred qualifications include experience with project-based learning, supervisory experience, and conducting presentations using Microsoft Power Point.

Applicants should send a letter of application responding to the qualifications above, a curriculum vita or resume, and three references to: Mark Parkerson, Ingenuity Center

The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Boulevard, Tyler, Texas 75799 or jparkerson@uttyler.edu. Review of applications will begin October 18, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

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