Tenured/Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor
TAMU EPSY Department
Location: College Station, Texas
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Internal Number: 77148
Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education Department of Educational Psychology College of Education and Human Development Texas A&M University - College Station, TX
The Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) invites applications for a tenured/tenure- track assistant/associate professor with expertise in early intervention / early childhood special education (EI/ECSE). The allocated time and effort for this 9-month appointment is:
Research: The successful candidate will evidence success or strong potential for securing external funding to support programmatic and outreach activities focused on early childhood populations who have or may be at risk for disabilities.
Teaching: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate coursework, and mentorship of graduate students including those preparing for future professorial roles.
Service: Service expectations include internal contributions (i.e., department, college, university) and external visibility at state and national/international levels.
Preference will be given to applicants with a history of research activities and teaching experience targeting early childhood special education population.
This individual will contribute to increasing the SPED program’s capacity to attract, support, retain, and prepare doctoral students. Opportunities for collaboration across the college in a range of complementary disciplines include early literacy, learning sciences, neuroscience, autism, transition, the Department of Multicultural Services, and bilingual education including dual language learners. There will also be opportunities for this faculty member to establish strategic interdisciplinary collaborations associated with the Education Preschool Research Center (EPRC) supported by the Texas A&M University System.
This is a nine-month tenure-track appointment with an anticipated start no later than fall semester of 2022. Salary is competitive and commensurate with faculty rank and qualifications.
Application and Review
Applicants should submit:
A statement describing their teaching, research, and service experience and other qualifications in a letter to the search committee
A statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion
A current curriculum vita
Contact information for three professional references.
Applicants may also submit up to five additional documents (e.g., prior course evaluation data, syllabi, examples of teaching materials).
Reviews of complete applications begin October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
All application materials must be submitted electronically at: (https://apply.interfolio.com/90329) Questions regarding the search or position announcement can be made to the Search Committee Chair, Dalun Zhang, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ph.D. in special education or closely related field with specialization in early intervention/early childhood (EI/ECSE), anticipated by August 2022.
Experience in one or more of the following are of particular interest:
Designing and implementing interventions with early childhood population
Early childhood teaching, particularly children with special needs
College teaching focused on ECSE
Supporting academic and social-emotional learning in young children with disabilities
Success/clear potential for securing extramural funding
Evidence of programmatic research and high impact publications
Evidence of teaching and mentorship of graduate and/or undergraduate students
Commitment to collegiality and collaboration
Commitment to diversity initiatives or diversity and equity-related initiatives
Experience with online learning platforms
Experience designing and implementing interventions for early childhood population
Willingness to engage in interdisciplinary research
The Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) is home to a variety of interrelated disciplines and degree options focused on human development and well-being in educational and community contexts. Our undergraduate programs prepare students to work with children and youth in a variety of community and school contexts. We also offer a range of professional master’s degrees geared towards professionals in schools, communities, and the corporate world.