UNT 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) seeks a Professor with tenure in Science Education to begin Fall 2021. The successful candidate will join Curriculum & Instruction faculty in a dynamic undergraduate program leading to EC-6, 4-8, and secondary teacher certification. Science Education faculty also participate in the department’s Master and PhD in Curriculum & Instruction and in Teach North Texas, University of North Texas’ (UNT) innovative math and science secondary level teacher preparation 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 teach undergraduate and graduate courses (offered at the UNT campus and other off-site locations and online) in Science Education, STEM Education, and Curriculum & Instruction; co-direct Teach North Texas, UNT’s innovative math and science secondary level teacher preparation program; collaborate with COE faculty in promoting a Learning Sciences perspective; serve on and chair doctoral dissertation committees; maintain an active research agenda; obtain grant funding; and provide 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 Science Education (or a related field); (2) Research, teaching, and/or administrative experience with culturally and/or linguistically diverse populations; (3) Excellence in university teaching experience; (4) Evidence of a nationally and internationally recognized research agenda and a publication record commensurate with rank of professor; (5) Evidence of successful grant procurement; (6) Evidence of chairing doctoral dissertations; and (7) Evidence of successful experience in leadership positions at department, college, university, and professional organization. Applicants for full professor must meet UNT’s criteria for tenure at the full professor level.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: F318P

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