Assistant/Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (Teacher Education)

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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 an Assistant or Associate Professor in Curriculum and Instruction (Teacher Education) beginning Fall 2024. This position has a priority focus on the practices and scholarship of teacher education. Successful candidates will 1) cultivate and maintain a successful program of research and scholarship; 2) teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in both traditional and online formats; 3) actively seek external funding opportunities commensurate with rank; and 4) engage in service to the department, university, community, and professional organizations. Candidates may possess an affiliation with a variety of disciplines (ESL,STEM, literacy, special education, etc.) and will also have a demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Required qualifications for appointment at the Assistant level include:

  • an earned doctorate in Teacher Education, Curriculum and Instruction, 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 teacher education
  • demonstrated potential to effectively engage and collaborate with a diverse array of K-12 partners and stakeholders in teacher education

Additional required qualifications for appointment at the Associate level include:

  • a defined research agenda and a strong record of scholarly publications
  • evidence of prior grant funding
  • evidence of strong undergraduate and/or graduate teaching at the higher education level, particularly in teacher education
  • evidence of effective engagement and collaboration with a diverse array of K-12 partners and stakeholders in teacher education

Preferred Qualifications

  • K-12 teaching experience, teacher education experience
  • an established track record of grant writing with experiences as a principal investigator or co-investigator
  • a record of securing external funding for research and/or program growth and expansion
  • a documented history of collaboration with PK-12 school partners


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)


Questions may be addressed to: Robin Jocius (

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Review of Applicants Begins: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Contact Name: 
Robin Jocius
Contact Email: