The Higher Education Program at the University of North Texas (UNT) seeks an assistant professor or 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 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 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.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.