The University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler   •   Longview   •   Palestine
A centerpiece for learning,
culture and natural beauty

College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Positions



JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
DEPARTMENT: Department of Social Sciences

STATUS: Active

University of Texas at Tyler. The Criminal Justice program at UT Tyler is highly rigorous and operates within the multidisciplinary Department of Social Sciences.  Both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Criminal Justice are offered.  The University of Texas at Tyler is a rapidly growing and prestigious university located on a 200 acre wooded campus in Tyler, Texas, 95 miles east of Dallas.  Tyler is the East Texas regional center for health care, higher education, and economic development.

Position/Rank and Salary.  Tenure-track assistant professor for a generalist  faculty position in criminal justice.  Competitive salary with excellent benefits.

 Appointment Start Date. 2014 academic year:

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice (or closely related field). An ability to teach classes in the areas of research methods, statistics, community corrections, etc. is desired.  The successful applicant will be an excellent instructor and have a planned research agenda. Experience in the field is desirable.

 Application Process: 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 Opportunity Employer.

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

Please send a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to Dr. John Clark, Department of Social Sciences, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Boulevard, Tyler, Texas, 75799.  Email jclark@uttyler.edu.  Application review to begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

 



JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor of Geography
DEPARTMENT: Department of Social Sciences

STATUS: Active

JOB TITLE: Tenure-track assistant professor - Geography

Social Sciences (http://www.uttyler.edu/socialsciences/ ) is a multidisciplinary department housing diverse but synergistic disciplines including anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography and sociology. Both a bachelor's degrees in Social Sciences and minors in Sociology, Anthropology and Geography are offered.  The University of Texas at Tyler is a rapidly growing and prestigious university located on a 200 acre wooded campus in Tyler, Texas, 95 miles east of Dallas.  Tyler is the East Texas regional center for health care, higher education, and economic development.

Position/Rank and Salary. Tenure-track assistant professor for a generalist faculty position in geography. Competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Appointment Start Date. Fall Semester 2014.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Geography (or closely related field) by the time of appointment. An ability to teach GIS and classes in the areas that complement other programs in the department such as sociology,  archaeology and criminal justice are desired. The successful applicant will be an excellent instructor and have an active research. Experience in the field is desirable.

Application Process: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 Opportunity Employer.

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

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and the names of three references to Dr. Thomas Guderjan, Department of Social Sciences, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Boulevard, Tyler, Texas, 75799.  Email tguderjan@uttyler.edu. Application review to begin on November 1, 2013 and will continue until position is filled.

 



JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
DEPARTMENT: Department of Mathematics

STATUS: Active

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for at least two tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2014. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics by August 2014. Candidates must have a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and master's level and a commitment to continuing their research. We are looking for Candidates who are compatible with existing research areas as well as those who can broaden the scope of the department. The usual teaching load will be three courses per semester with two preparations. Applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental web site at http://www.uttyler.edu/math to learn more about the university and department. Applications include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research program, unofficial transcripts and three letters of recommendations, at least one of which addresses teaching. Let us know in your cover letter if you will be attending the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore. Application should be submitted on mathjobs.org. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled. 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. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 



JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor of Sociology
DEPARTMENT: Department of Social Sciences

STATUS: Active

JOB TITLE: Tenure-track assistant professor - Sociology

Social Sciences (http://www.uttyler.edu/socialsciences/) is a multidisciplinary department housing diverse but synergistic disciplines including anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography and sociology. Both a bachelor's degrees in Social Sciences and minors in Sociology, Anthropology and Geography are offered.  The University of Texas at Tyler is a rapidly growing and prestigious university located on a 200 acre wooded campus in Tyler, Texas, 95 miles east of Dallas.  Tyler is the East Texas regional center for health care, higher education, and economic development.

Position/Rank and Salary. Tenure-track assistant professor for a generalist faculty position in sociology. Competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Appointment Start Date. Fall Semester 2014.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Sociology (or closely related field) by the time of appointment. An ability to teach classes in the areas that complement other programs such as anthropology, geography and criminal justice are desired. The successful applicant will be an excellent instructor and have a planned research agenda. Experience in the field is desirable.

Application Process: 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 Opportunity Employer.

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

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and the names of three references to Dr. Thomas Guderjan, Department of Social Sciences, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Boulevard, Tyler, Texas, 75799.  Email tguderjan@uttyler.edu. Application review to begin October 15, 2013 and will continue until position is filled. 

 

 



JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY
DEPARTMENT: Department of Biology

STATUS: Active

Position: Assistant Professor, 9-month, tenure-track. Research and teaching.

Location: Department of Biology, The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX.

Start date: August, 2014 or earlier.

Duties and responsibilities: The successful candidate will establish a strong, extramurally funded research program in computational biology to complement existing departmental strengths in ecology, evolution, and genomics, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and teach graduate and undergraduate courses in his/her areas of expertise. All areas of computational biology will be considered; however, candidates with expertise in developing or applying computational approaches in comparative genomics and transcriptomics, pharmacogenomics, evolutionary genomics, phylogenomics,metagenomics, and systems biology are especially encouraged to apply. Participation in departmental, college, and university committees and outreach programs is expected;collaborative research with other faculty and institutions is strongly encouraged. The incumbent is expected to play a key role in the success of the newly established minor ingenomics and bioinformatics and Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy.

Qualifications: (i) Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience with strong computational skills. (ii)Demonstrated research creativity and productivity. (iii) Ability to develop a strong,extramurally-funded research program. (iv) Evidence of effective teaching and othercommunication skills. (v) Teaching experience at undergraduate or graduate levels isdesirable.

Available resources: The Department of Biology offers a stimulating intellectual environment and has an excellent reputation in research and teaching. Twelve faculty members undertake research in diverse sub-disciplines, including genomics, population genetics, evolution, ecology, molecular biology, and physiology. Research seminars by invited speakers are held weekly.A new expansion with state-of-the-art research and teaching labs has just been completed along with renovation of all existing teaching labs. Three large and sophisticated walk-in environmental chambers are available for researchand a computer lab will connect UT Tyler to the Texas Advanced Computer Center via a 10Gb internet connection. A College of Pharmacy is slated to open in Fall 2015. For additional information, please visit www.uttyler.edu/biology.

Tyler is located 90 miles east of Dallas in the scenic Piney Woods area of East Texas. Tyler is the cultural center of East Texas, a region with over one million people, and boasts many amenities such as museums, a planetarium, a ballet, a symphony orchestra, and a renowned performing arts center. One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment ofmore than 7,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

Applications: Please send (as a single PDF file) a) cover letter; b) detailed curriculum vitae;c) statement of research interests and professional goals, d) statement of teaching interests and philosophy; e) reprints of 3 relevant publications to Dr. Lance Williams, Chair, Computational Biology Search Committee, Department of Biology, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75799. E-mail: lwilliams@uttyler.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

The University of Texas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to legally work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215 which authorizes employer to obtain criminal history record information. The position is subject to availability of funding.



JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
DEPARTMENT: Department of Biology

STATUS: Active

Position: Assistant Professor,9-­month,tenure-­track. Research and teaching.

Location: Department of Biology,The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX.

Start date: August, 2014 or earlier.

Duties and responsibilities: The successful candidate will establish a strong, extramurally-­funded research program in Developmental Biology to complement existing departmental strengths in ecology, evolution, and genomics, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and teach graduate and undergraduate courses in his/her areas of expertise.  All areas of developmental biology will be considered; however, candidates with expertise using model systems to study epigenetics, stem cell biology, evolutionary developmental biology,or sub-­cellular developmental processes such as transcriptional regulation are especially encouraged to apply.  Participation in departmental, college, and university committees and outreach programs is expected; collaborative research with other faculty and institutions is strongly encouraged.

Qualifications: (i) Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in developmental biology. (ii) Demonstrated research creativity and productivity. (iii) Ability to develop a strong, extramurally-­funded research program. (iv) Evidence of effective teaching and other communication skills. (v) Teaching experience at undergraduate or graduate levels is desirable.

Available resources: The Department of Biology offers a stimulating intellectualenvironment and has an excellent reputation in research and teaching. Twelve facultymembers undertake research in diverse sub-disciplines, including genomics, population genetics, evolution, ecology, molecular biology, and physiology. Research seminars by invited speakers are held weekly.  A new expansion with state-of-the-art research andteaching labs has just been completed along with renovation of all existing teaching labs.  Three large and sophisticated walk-in environmental chambers are available for researchand a computer lab will connect UT Tyler to the Texas Advanced Computer Center via a 10Gb internet connection. A College of Pharmacy is slated to open in Fall 2015. Foradditional information, please visit www.uttyler.edu/biology.

Tyler is located 90 miles east of Dallas in the scenic Piney Woods area of East Texas. Tyler is the cultural center of East Texas, a region with over one million people, and boasts many amenities such as museums, a planetarium, a ballet, a symphony orchestra, and a renowned performing arts center. One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offersexcellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment ofmore than 7,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

Applications: Please include (as a single PDF file) a)cover letter; b)detailed curriculum vitae; c) statement of research interests and professional goals, d) statement of teaching interests and philosophy; e) reprints of 3 relevant publications.  Additionally, please arrange to have 3 reference letters sent to: Dr.Blake Bextine, Chair, Developmental Biology Search Committee, Department of Biology, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX75799. E-mail:bbextine@uttyler.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

The University of Texas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to legally work in the United States.  This position is security‐sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215 which authorizes employer to obtain criminal history record information. The position is subject to availability of funding.



JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, MICROBIOLOGY
DEPARTMENT: Department of Biology

STATUS: Active

Position: Assistant Professor, 9‐month, tenure-­track. Research and teaching.

Location: Department of Biology, The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler,TX.

Start date: August 2014 or earlier.

Duties and responsibilities: The successful candidate will establish a strong, extramurally-funded research program in microbiology, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of interest. Applicants utilizing genomics, proteomics, metagenomics, and transcriptomics to investigate microbe-­microbe, microbe-­environment, and microbe-host interactions are particularly encouraged to apply. Participation in departmental, college, and university committees and outreach programs is expected; collaborative research with other faculty and institutions is strongly encouraged. The incumbent is expected to contribute to the newly established Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy.

Qualifications: (i) A Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in microbiology. (ii) Demonstrated research creativity and productivity. (iii) An ability to develop a strong, extramurally-­funded research program. (iv) Evidence of effective teaching and other communication skills. (v)Teaching experience at undergraduate or graduate levels is desirable.

Available resources: The Department of Biology offers a stimulating intellectual environment and has an excellent reputation in research and teaching. Twelve faculty members undertake research in diverse sub-disciplines, including genomics, population genetics, evolution, ecology, molecular biology, and physiology.  Research seminars by invited speakers are held weekly.  A new expansion with state-­of-the-­art research and teaching labs has just been completed along with renovation of all existing teaching labs.  Three large and sophisticated walk-in environmental chambers are available for research and a computer lab will connect UT Tyler to the Texas Advanced Computer Center via a 10Gb internet connection. A College of Pharmacy is slated to open in Fall 2015. For additional information, please visit www.uttyler.edu/biology.

Tyler is located 90 miles east of Dallas in the scenic Piney Woods area of East Texas.  Tyler is the cultural center of East Texas, a region with over one million people, and boasts many amenities such as museums, a planetarium, a ballet, a symphony orchestra, and a renowned performing arts center.  One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service.  More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 7,000 high‐ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

Applications: Please send (as a single PDF file) a) cover letter; b) detailed curriculum vitae; c) statement of research interests and professional goals, d) statement of teaching interests and philosophy; e) reprints of 3 relevant publications to Dr. James Koukl, Chair, Microbiology Search Committee, Department of Biology, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75799 or jkoukl@uttyler.edu. Additionally please arrange to have 3 reference letters sent to the same address.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  

The University of Texas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to legally work in the United States.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215 which authorizes employer to obtain criminal history record information.  The position is subject to availability of funding.



JOB TITLE: Senior Lecturer in Technical and Scientific Writing
DEPARTMENT: Department of Literature and Languages

STATUS: Active

The Department of Literature and Languages at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a Senior Lecturer of technical and scientific writing starting in the fall of 2014. The Senior Lecturer on this 9-month, renewable, non-tenure-track position will serve as the lead teacher in technical and scientific writing, provide instructional training to TA’s and other faculty, be responsible for course assessment and report, and serve on committees. Teaching load is 4/4 with possibility to teach graduate courses. Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or English or a terminal degree in a related field with tech writing background preferred. Compensation is competitive based on credentials.

To apply: send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, (unofficial) transcript, and contact information for three references to techwritinglecturer@uttyler.edu or mail application materials to Dr. Hui Wu, Chair, Department of Literature and Languages, College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75799.

Review will begin immediately and will end by March 1, 2014. For additional information, contact Dr. Hui Wu at hwu@uttyler.edu or visit http://www.uttyler.edu/ohr/jobopening.php.

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 Opportunity Employer.    

 



JOB TITLE: Tenure-track Artist Teacher of Voice
DEPARTMENT: Music

STATUS: Active

Tenure-track Artist Teacher of Voice.  Teach applied voice lessons; teach courses in and supervise productions in opera workshop/music theatre.  Additional teaching duties may include diction, vocal pedagogy, and other courses as determined by the needs of the department and candidate expertise.  Participate in student recruitment, advising, and service activities to the university and to the School of Performing Arts.  Maintain an active agenda of performance and scholarly activities.  Qualifications: D.M.A. in Voice (or related area) required; evidence of significant teaching and performance experience; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability and interest in working in a collegial and mutually supportive environment.  Rank: Dependent upon qualifications.  Start date: August 18, 2014.  Application Procedure: Please send a letter of interest, current curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and links to representative performances (or performance CD/DVD).  Electronic submissions preferred.  Deadline: Position open until filled.  Review of applications begins December 15, 2013.  Please forward application material to: Dr. Jeffrey Emge, Chair, Voice Search Committee; University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX, 75799.  Email: jemge@uttyler.edu.  Phone 903-566-7091; FAX 903-566-7483.  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.  UT Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.



JOB TITLE: Visiting Assistant Professor
DEPARTMENT: Department of Mathematics

STATUS: Active

The Department of Mathematics at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for two anticipated positions at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2013-2014 academic year. Candidates must have a Ph. D. in mathematics by August 2013. The usual teaching load will be three courses per semester with two preparations. Applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental web site at http://www.uttyler.edu/math to learn more about the university and department. Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research program, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching.

Applications should be sent to Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd, Tyler, Texas 75799, applications can also be sent as email attachments to sdavis@uttyler.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 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.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 



JOB TITLE: Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History
DEPARTMENT: Department of Art and Art History

STATUS: Active

The Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Tyler is accepting applications for a new position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History.

Required: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in art history, or be ABD and a documented research/scholarly activity commensurate with field, a willingness to engage on a personal level with students and collegial participation with other faculty members and at least one year of teaching experience.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching art history in support of undergraduate and graduate studio and art history majors earning BA, BFA, MA and MFA degrees. The person who fills this position will teach a 3/3 course load and a variety of art history courses which could include Introduction to Art, Art History Survey, and upper-division courses in areas of teaching specialty (open).   Graduate or post-graduate teaching experience preferred. The ability and desire to teach online or hybrid classes is desirable.

The Department of Art and Art History: Art majors number approximately 100 undergraduates and12 graduate students. We moved into the new Fine Arts Complex in January adding 30,000 sq. ft. of first rate teaching area, now totaling approximately 50,000 sq. ft. Our exclusive art teaching complex offers Individual studio classrooms for each studio discipline as well as a 100 seat lecture hall and graduate teaching seminar spaces. The department maintains two gallery spaces on campus and is growing rapidly. Our focus is on attracting high ability students and developing exceptional programs.

The University: 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 1,651 degrees. Our beautiful 259-acre Tyler campus is nestled along a lake, surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. We also maintain regional campuses in Palestine and Longview, Texas.

Most UT Tyler classes are taught by professors, not teaching assistants, and average a highly favorable 17:1 student-to-professor ratio, a definite advantage over larger, less intimate campuses. With more than 80 bachelor's and master's degree programs offered through the university's five colleges, UT Tyler offers a wealth of learning opportunities and dynamic programs, including many online master's programs and PhD degrees in nursing and human resource development.

The College of Arts and Sciences:The College of Arts and Sciences is one of the largest colleges in the university, with over 1,200 students and over 116 faculty members in disciplines ranging from the traditional humanities and sciences to the social sciences, communication, and fine and performing arts. At the graduate level, the College offers nine discipline-based master's degrees.

Appointment and Application Information: This is a non-tenure earning visiting assistant professor. It is anticipated that an additional search will be conducted for the 2014-15 academic year. Hire will be eligible to apply for the 2014-15 position which will be a tenure track position with an anticipated starting date for the fall semester 2014. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, sample(s) of scholarly work, transcript of highest degree held, and a list of 3 references. Review of applications begins May 6, 2013 and continue until position is filled. Employment begins in August 2013.

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 an Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are Strongly Encouraged to Apply.

Send Applications To:

Chair, Art History Search Committee
Department of Art and Art History
The University of Texas at Tyler
School of Visual and Performing Arts
3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, Texas 75799

The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are Strongly Encouraged to Apply

 

 

©