University of Houston - Downtown, Urban Education
Assistant Professor, Urban Education
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
The Department of Urban Education at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with appointment beginning fall 2013.
Responsibilities include teaching social studies education related courses in an undergraduate teacher certification program and a Master of Arts in Teaching program and maintaining an active research agenda. All faculty members are expected to participate in the department's field-based program and work corroboratively with other faculty in the EC-6, 4-8, and 8-12 programs and with public school partners.
The University of Houston-Downtown will be a premier city university where all students will engage in high-impact educational experiences and graduate with 21st Century skills.
About the University of Houston-Downtown:
Founded in 1974, UHD is an urban university with nearly 13,000 students and more than 30,000 alumni. UHD is ranked 37th nationally for graduating both Hispanic and African-American students with bachelor's degrees and is a federally qualified Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and a Minority Serving Institution (MSI). The University is dedicated to integrating teaching, service and research to prepare students for success in a dynamic global society. UHD is the second largest, four-year, public university in Houston and is a separate university within the University of Houston System.
UHD has been recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions west of the Mississippi and is located in the fourth largest city in the nation, home to 26 Fortune 500 companies and other world-class institutions. The campus is located in the central business district near three professional sports stadiums and the dynamic Theatre District.
Awards and Recognition 2012:
In 2012 UHD was the only public Texas university named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll With Distinction by The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), recognizing outreach efforts and thousands of hours of community service by students. In addition, the University was recognized by G.I. Magazine as one of the top Military Friendly schools in the nation in 2011 and 2012 for support of veterans.
An earned doctorate in social/social studies education or in a related field with a focus on social/social studies education and a state issued teaching certificate are required. Doctoral candidates who are nearing completion are also encouraged to apply. University level teaching experience and at least three years public school teaching experience are preferred. All candidates must have demonstrated ability and/or interest in teaching in a multi-ethnic, multicultural environment.
Please submit an application, curriculum vitae, letter of intent, copies of transcripts and three reference letters through the UHD / ESO website: http://jobs.uhd.edu. Submit any documents that cannot be attached and all inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Dr.Jose Herrera firstname.lastname@example.org/ 713-221-2733), University of Houston-Downtown, Attention: Dr. Jose Herrera, 1 Main Street, Suite C440, Houston, TX 77002. Represented publication copies can be emailed or mailed.
In accordance with H.B. #558, Selective Service Registration may be required. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility for employment in the United States.
The University of Houston-Downtown is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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|Primary Category:||Social History / Studies