The Program offers masters’ and doctoral degrees in Higher Education. The Program faculty’s scholarly focus is higher education student access and success, with particular attention to the scholarship of the community college, student affairs, student development, higher education policy and leadership. The Don A. Buchholz Endowed Chair in Community College Education, the Bill J. Priest Center for Community College Education, the Higher Education Development Initiative, and the Texas Higher Education Law Conference are affiliated with the Program.
The Higher Education Program at the University of North Texas (UNT) seeks an associate professor, with a demonstrated record of strength in teaching, scholarship, and service to support the Program’s scholarly, professional, and academic initiatives. The successful candidate will serve a nine-month, tenure-track appointment beginning with the Fall semester of 2020. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Part-time summer teaching is contingent on student demand and funding. An offer of employment for this position will be made dependent upon available funding.
The candidate must hold a doctorate in the field of Higher Education. A record of effective research, publication, external funding, and teaching is expected. Candidates with a current research agenda or demonstrated promise for ongoing scholarly achievement in the field of higher education will be considered. Candidates are also expected to have a demonstrated commitment to diversity as evidenced by their teaching, research, service to the profession, or involvement in diversity/inclusion activities.
Experience in teaching and research on issues especially relevant to underrepresented student populations (i.e., Latinx, African American) is preferred. Expertise in student affairs, student success, community colleges or higher education leadership and administration is preferred.