Southern Methodist University — Dept. of Teaching & Learning, Multiple Positions

The Department of Teaching and Learning in the Simmons School of Education and Human Development of Southern Methodist University invites applications for three full-time faculty positions beginning August 1, 2020. The committee will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled and will notify applicants of the employment decision after the positions are filled. The salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. Access more detailed information about the material requirements for each position through the Interfolio links provided below.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Science, Technology, Engineering, OR Math Education –
Position No. 53464
This is a unique opportunity to be involved in shaping a new dynamic public school focused on STEM Education and join a vibrant research and teacher education community. This new school represents a four-way partnership between industry, school district, university, and the community. For more information about the West Dallas Stem School, please visit https://www.smu.edu/simmons/AboutUs/ModelSchool. Responsibilities include teaching, research, and service. We are especially interested in candidates whose scholarly work focuses on one of the STEM disciplines in one or more of the following areas: Pre-K-12 student learning, bilingual education, teacher education, urban education, or learning sciences.

Required qualifications include: (a) earned doctorate in a STEM Education-related field; (b) demonstrated and ongoing record of scholarly work commensurate with rank; (c) excellence in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses; (d) demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusiveness; and (e) evidence of participation/leadership in national professional organizations. Preferred qualifications include: (a) experience developing and/or sustaining collaborative partnerships and interdisciplinary initiatives; (b) two or more years of experience working in Pre-K-12 contexts; (c) history of obtaining external funding for research and (d) demonstrated mentorship of doctoral students.

All materials should be submitted electronically through Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/70128
To ensure full consideration for the position, please apply by November 15, 2019. Questions can be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Annie Wilhelm at awilhelm@smu.edu. For questions about the search submission process, contact Paula Serna at pserna@smu.edu.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Bilingual Education – Position No. 53208
The Clinical Assistant Professor is a full-time, non-tenured position in Bilingual Education. Qualifications include a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching, and a respect for diversity in the school communities we serve. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in education or a related field (i.e., psychology, applied linguistics, bilingual education, TESOL, anthropology) and speak Spanish fluently, as well as have a deep understanding of the Hispanic culture. Teaching experience at the college level, and elementary or secondary level is desirable, as is experience in ESL strategies and mathematics or science education.

Applicants interested in the position should apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/70637
To ensure full consideration for the position, please apply by December 1, 2019. Questions can be addressed to the search committee co-chairs, Dr. Johnitha Johnson at johnithaj@smu.edu or Dr. Abby Pruitt at abigail@smu.edu. Please reference the associated position number.

Clinical Professor of Educational Diagnostician & Director of the Learning Therapy Program –
Position No. 52507
The Clinical Professor is a full-time, non-tenured position. Qualifications include a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching, and a respect for diversity in the school communities we serve. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Special Education or a related field (i.e., Diagnostician, Educational Psychology or Literacy). Requirements for the position include experience in a school setting as a diagnostician, school psychologist, dyslexia interventionist or teacher. Preference will go to those who also have teaching and administrative experience in higher education. Bilingual diagnostician experience preferred. Additional Training and Certification Preferences include Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT), CALT Instructor, and additional International Dyslexia Association qualifications. Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Special Education, Diagnostics, Educational Psychology, or Literacy.

Applicants interested in the position should apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/70646
To ensure full consideration for the position, please apply by December 1, 2019. Questions can be addressed to the search committee co-chairs, Dr. Francesca Jones at fjones@smu.edu or Dr. Diane Gifford at dgifford@smu.edu. Please reference the associated position number.

Located near the center of Dallas, SMU is a private university of 11,000 students offering strong undergraduate, graduate and professional programs through seven schools – Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Cox School of Business, Meadow School of the Arts, Lyle School of Engineering, Perkins School of Theology, Dedman School of Law, and Simmons School of Education and Human Development. To learn more about the rich cultural environment of SMU: http://smu.edu.

SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity@smu.edu. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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