Assistant Professor in ESL/Bilingual Education (Science/STEM)

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University of Texas at Arlington

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in ESL/Bilingual Education (Science/STEM) beginning Fall 2024. The position will focus on bilingual science education and teacher education. 

Successful candidates will:

  • Cultivate and maintain a successful program of research and scholarship.
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in both traditional and online formats.
  • Actively seek external funding opportunities commensurate with rank.
  • Engage in service to the Department, University, Community, and Professional Organizations.

Candidates will also have a demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Required qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Bilingual Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, STEM Education, or related discipline (awarded by August 2024).
  • Demonstrated potential to engage in high-quality research and grant writing.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in preservice and graduate science teacher education.
  • Demonstrated potential to effectively engage and collaborate with various K-12 partners and stakeholders in teacher education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • K-12 experience teaching science.
  • Experience teaching STEM methods courses.
  • A documented history of collaboration with PK-12 school partners and EC-6 teaching certification.
  • At least 18 graduate-level credits in bilingual/biliteracy education and/or second language teaching and learning.
  • Grant writing track record with experience as a principal investigator or co-investigator.
  • The ability to teach courses partially in Spanish.


To apply, applicants should go to and submit the following materials:


  • Curriculum Vitae (required)
  • A letter of interest describing your teaching experience and research agenda (required)
  • Contact information for three professional references (required)


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be addressed to: Dr. Carla Amaro-Jimenez (

For more information about UTA, please visit:


Review of Applicants Begins: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Contact Name: 
Carla Amaro-Jimenez
Contact Email: