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

College of Education and Psychology

Faculty Positions



Job Title: Assistant Professor of Special Education
Department: Education & Psychology

Status: Active

The School of Education in the College of Education and Psychology at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor of Special Education position available in the 2015-2016 academic year.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Special Education. Candidates should provide evidence of a strong record of scholarship as well as commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years teaching experience in K-12 classrooms and have teaching certification in special education.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a strong record of research and teaching experience. Preferred qualities also include online teaching experience and experience working with diverse populations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. teach undergraduate courses in special education and general education; graduate courses in special education courses on a limited basis;
  2. maintain a strong record of scholarship and pursue external funding;
  3. participate collaboratively in program, department, college and university governance;
  4. collaborate with local educators and leaders in K-12 partnerships-specifically the UT Tyler open charter school (The UT Tyler Innovation Academy);
  5. provide service to the university and profession.

Salary: The salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Application Materials: Candidates should electronically submit:

  • a letter of interest regarding the position;
  • curriculum vita;
  • transcripts (unofficial copies will be accepted; official copies will be needed if an offer is extended);
  • copies of recent publications

Email: Interested candidates should submit materials to Mrs. Cindy Sprayberry, Administrative Assistant in the School of Education, csprayberry@uttyler.edu

For additional information or questions about the position, contact Dr. Frank Dykes, Associate Professor of Special Education at fdykes@uttyler.edu

Closing Date: Review will begin immediately and 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: ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING
Department: Department of Psychology and Counseling

Status: Active

The University of Texas at Tyler’s Department of Psychology and Counseling anticipates one tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling position available for 2015-16.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 

Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Earned doctorate in Counselor Education or a closely related field and LPC license eligibility in Texas.  Candidates should provide evidence of strong research and interpersonal skills as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate students. May include appointment as CMHC Program Coordinator.  For consideration at the Associate Professor rank, candidate must either already be at that rank, or meet UT Tyler criteria for tenure and Associate Professor rank.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to those from a CACREP accredited degree program. Teaching areas are open, however, candidates with teaching experience and/or research emphasis in career development, practicum/internship, and/or group counseling are especially encouraged to apply. Prior professional counseling experience is preferred. A record of scholarship, including publications, external funding success and graduate (masters and doctoral) teaching experience are also preferred. Prior or current experience as faculty member in a CACREP CMHC program is expected for consideration as CMHC Program Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILTIES:  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

(1)   teach graduate clinical mental health counseling content and applied courses in area of expertise, supervise practicum and internship students, mentor student research, and possibly teach undergraduate courses;

(2)   develop a strong record of scholarship through empirical studies, professional presentations, and refereed publications,

(3)   seek external funding to support research, training, and service activities;

(4)   provide service to the field and profession at local, state, and/or national levels, and participate collaboratively in program, department, college, and university governance.

SALARY:  The salary range is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:  Tenure-track positions will commence either June or August, 2015.

 

 

REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:  Candidates should electronically submit:

  • a letter of interest
  • a statement of teaching and research interests addressing strengths relative to the qualifications and responsibilities cited above, along with qualifications for professorial rank sought;
  • current curriculum vitae;
  • at least three original letters of recommendation,
  • copies of recent scholarship, and
  • copies of all academic transcripts to:

CMHCSearch@uttyler.edu

CLOSING DATE:  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

ABOUT COUNSELOR EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER: The Counselor Education faculty members specialize in counseling theories, techniques and skills, couple and family therapy, and school counseling. We offer a 60-credit CACREP accredited Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) master’s degree, with a specialization in couple and family counseling available. Current research activity among the faculty members includes counseling underserved and minority populations, counselor supervision, midlife transition in couple relationships, and training school counselors. A list of current faculty research can be found at http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology/faculty/. You can view the respective faculty member’s research interest by clicking on the faculty member’s name.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: UT Tyler is a component of The University of Texas System and is located in the beautiful wooded East Texas lake country on the I-20 corridor, about 100 miles east of Dallas and 200 miles north of Houston. The University is a public Level 5 doctoral institution that enrolls over 8,000 students, including nearly 1200 (20%) ethnic minority students. The department has a vibrant undergraduate program as well as graduate master’s degree programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Psychology, and School Counseling.  The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.  For more information about the Psychology and Counseling Department visit our website at http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology/ . The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants selected to fill the position must be able to present documentation of the right 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.



Job Title: Master Teacher
Department: Ingenuity Center

Status: Active

The University of Texas at Tyler seeks a master teacher in the area of mathematics and science to:

  • teach field-based courses
  • establish field experiences for teacher candidates
  • work with local teachers
  • conduct field observations of teacher candidates
  • complete additional duties as assigned

Candidates should possess: a master’s degree, a minimum of five years of successful teaching (4-12), a background in math/science, and a Texas teaching certificate. Preferred qualifications include experience with project-based learning, supervisory experience, and conducting presentations using Microsoft Power Point.

Applicants should send a letter of application responding to the qualifications above, a curriculum vita or resume, and three references to: Mark Parkerson, Ingenuity Center

The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Boulevard, Tyler, Texas 75799 or jparkerson@uttyler.edu. Review of applications will begin October 18, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.

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 Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

©