POSITION DESCRIPTION:Â The Department of Teacher Education at The University of TexasÂ at El Paso (UTEP) announces a faculty search for an open rank, tenure-track or tenuredÂ appointment in Curriculum and Instruction, to begin fall 2012. The successfulÂ candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses with emphasis in curriculumÂ studies and/or social, historical, philosophical, and economic foundations ofÂ education, will direct graduate research, conduct an active research/ publicationÂ agenda, and seek external funding for research. Â The ideal candidate will demonstrateÂ multifaceted understandings of pedagogy, theory, and research. Please see UTEPÂ employment website Â Â www.utep.edu/employmentÂ for additional position details andÂ application process.
THE DEPARTMENT:Â Teacher Education has a new Ph.D. program in Teaching, Learning andÂ Culture and offers opportunities for research and collaboration with local dualÂ language programs, Mexican and other Latin American institutions. The College ofÂ Education is seeking applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching, research,Â service, and partnerships with K-12 schools, community colleges, faculty in the ArtsÂ and Sciences. Much of the Collegeâ€™s innovative work is supported by large grants fromÂ the U.S. Department of Education, and National Science Foundation.
ABOUT UTEP:Â UTEP is a comprehensive, emerging national research, university offeringÂ bachelorâ€™s, masterâ€™s and doctoral degree programs to more than 22,000 students. UTEPÂ has become a national leader in research, innovative educational initiatives, andÂ community-based activities of special relevance to the U.S. â€“ Mexico border region and
Hispanic populations. For more information about UTEP, please visit our
website:Â www.utep.edu/employment. Also, for information about El Paso, Texas,Â visitÂ www.visitelpaso.com..
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Â Candidates should hold a doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent)Â in Curriculum and Instruction, a demonstrated commitment or potential for graduateÂ teaching excellence, proficiency in instructional technology, and a demonstratedÂ record of or potential for securing external funding and have a record, or theÂ potential for achieving a record, of research and publication in these areas,Â andÂ ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic,Â cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Candidates currently ranked as Associate orÂ Full Professors preferred, but Assistant Professors with outstanding qualificationsÂ will be considered. Applicants for this position are expected to have experienceÂ teaching and/or working with K-12 linguistically-diverse populations.
SALARY:Â Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.
CÃ©sar Augusto Rossatto, Ph.D.
Critical Pedagogy & Multiculturalism and Social Justice
The University of Texas at El Paso
College of Education, Room #812
El Paso, TX 79968-0574