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Job ID: 195456

Assoc Professor/Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Sep. 27, 2022
Title Assoc Professor/Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Counseling & Higher Education-132300
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Higher Education Administration
    Counseling/Human Services

Department Summary

The Program offers masters’ and doctoral degrees in Higher Education. The Program faculty’s scholarly foci are critical inquiry, community college, minority serving institutions, student affairs, and higher education policy. The Don A. Buchholz Endowed Chair in Community College Education, the Bill J. Priest Center for Community College Education, and the Texas Higher Education Law Conference are affiliated with the Program.

Position Summary

The Higher Education Program at the University of North Texas (UNT) seeks an associate or full professor, with a demonstrated record of strength in teaching, doctoral advising, 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 2023. 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.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • pursuing a focused line of research leading to publications in top tier venues and to extramural funding,
  • teaching two (2) Higher Education courses each semester,
  • serving as a chair or member on doctoral committees and advising/mentoring students,
  • working with Program faculty members and with centers and institutes affiliated with the Program to maintain and enhance the Program’s stature, and
  • participating actively in service to the Program, the University, and professional organizations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • The candidate must hold a doctorate in the field of Higher Education or a closely related field.
  • A record of effective research, publication, and external funding is expected.
  • Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice as evidenced by their teaching, research, and service to the profession.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experienced candidates are expected to have an established research agenda, a demonstrated record of high-impact scholarly publications in the field of higher education, and experience in teaching in face to face, interactive video and online modalities, and experience in doctoral advising.
  • A research record concerning Latinx, Black/African American, and other minoritized communities is preferred.
  • The ideal candidate is a scholar with expertise in community colleges, student success and access, particularly for minoritized students.
  • Potential for higher education program leadership is preferred.

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