College of Education and Psychology

Faculty Positions

Visiting Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership

Educational Leadership: The University of Texas at Tyler is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor, one-year, non-tenure track with specialization in the principalship. Earned doctorate in educational administration/leadership, three years public school administrative experience, and evidence of quality teaching with scholarly activity preferred. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcripts and names and telephone numbers of three references to Ross Sherman, Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75799.

The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 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.



Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Literacy Education

The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank effective Spring 2014. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated expertise in (a) literacy assessment and instruction for PreK-12 students, including those who are culturally, economically, and linguistically diverse students, and (b) teaching online courses with a focus on new literacies of the Internet and other information communication technologies. This is a full time faculty position with a nine-month academic year appointment in the School of Education at The University of Texas at Tyler. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities for the position include (a) teaching graduate and undergraduate literacy courses, (b) advising and mentoring graduate students, (c) pursuing an active scholarly research agenda, and (d) contributing to the university, the Tyler community, and the profession through leadership, service and outreach activities.

Qualifications for the position include (a) an earned a doctorate in literacy education or a closely related field by December, 2013, (b) a minimum of three years of teaching experience in diverse PreK-12 school settings, and (c) evidence of effective university teaching and research activity appropriate to rank. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise and/or experience in teaching graduate online literacy courses, and potential for writing and securing external grant funding to support their research activities.

A complete application must include a letter of interest and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a sample of recent scholarly writing, and names and contact information, including e-mails for three references.

Submit all application materials by September 1, 2013 to Mrs. Tammy Noecker at tnoecker@uttyler.edu. Please use “Literacy Faculty Position” in the subject line of your submission. For information about the position, contact the Chair of the Literacy Faculty Search Committee, Dr. Kouider Mokhtari, Anderson-Vukelja-Wright Endowed Professor @ kmokhtari@uttyler.edu. Review of applications will start early fall and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 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.

The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes nine university and six health institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls nearly 7,000 students and in 2011-12 awarded over 1,500 degrees. Our beautiful 210-acre Tyler campus is nestled along twin lakes, surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. The university maintains regional campuses in Palestine and Longview Texas.




The University of Texas at Tyler seeks a master teachers in the area of mathematics and science to: 1) teach field-based courses, 2) establish field experiences for teacher candidates, 3) work with local teachers, 4) conduct field observations of teacher candidates, and 5) 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.

Information on The University of Texas at Tyler is available at http://www.uttyler.edu