Professor & Mike Moses Endowed Chair
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. UNT is located only 26 miles north of DFW International Airport. UNT is one of the nation’s largest universities and is highly diverse. It is also ranked in the top 8% of USA universities based on racial, geographic, gender, and age diversity and among the nation’s top 100 universities for social mobility and ethnic diversity (U.S. News & World Report, 2020 College Rankings).

The Department of Teacher Education and Administration (TE&A) in the College of Education at The University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for the Mike Moses Endowed Chair in Educational Administration, beginning Fall 2021. This is an appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure in the Educational Leadership program. Of particular interest to the College of Education are candidates who are committed to improving people’s lives through powerful learning, social-emotional wellness, physical health, civic engagement, and anti-racist education.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program of national and international significance, to procure external funding to support research, to mentor graduate students and junior faculty, to cultivate relationships with leaders in partner districts and schools, and to collaborate with faculty and external agencies to achieve the academic goals of the Department, College, and the University. In addition, the successful candidate will teach masters and doctoral courses (offered at the UNT campus and other off-site locations and online), serve as chair and a member of doctoral dissertation committees, and contribute service to the Department, College, University, community constituencies, and professional organizations. Summer teaching is contingent on student demand and funding.

Minimum Qualifications:
(1) Earned doctorate with emphasis in Educational Leadership (or a related field); (2) Research, teaching, and/or leadership experience with culturally and/or linguistically diverse populations (3) Excellence in university teaching experience; (4) Evidence of a nationally recognized research agenda and a publication record commensurate with rank; (5) Evidence of successful grant procurement; (6) Evidence of chairing of doctoral dissertations; (7) Evidence of successful experience in leadership positions at department, college, university, and professional organization. Finalists will be selected from among candidates who meet UNT’s criteria for tenure at the full professor level.

Preferred Qualifications:
(1) Experience in EC-12 education and/or educational systems that serve Communities of Color similar to those found in Texas; (2) Research agenda focused on topics of contemporary urgency, especially anti-racist education and leader preparation; and (3) Research agenda that focuses on and with Communities of Color like those found in Texas.

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Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: F317P

Contact Information
Jackie Brown
[email protected]
University of North Texas
1112 Dallas Drive
Denton, 76107