Clinical Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education
University of Houston-Clear Lake
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) at the University of Houston-Clear?Lake (UHCL) invites applications for a faculty position at the?Clinical Assistant Professor level for the Early Childhood Education program. This is a non-tenure track position and will begin Fall 2022.
Teach four Early Childhood Education courses per semester at the undergraduate or graduate levels.
Contribute to the development and?growth of the Early Childhood program, and provide service to?the program, university, and profession.
Applications are only accepted online through the UHCL Job Opportunities website. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and evidence of teaching excellence. Reference letters will only be required of candidates invited for an on-campus interview. Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. must be provided as condition of employment. A background check and the successful pass of a criminal history record check is required prior to on-campus interviews. The position will be open until filled, with priority given to applications received by March 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately. UHCL reserves the right to extend the search or not fill the position.
Doctorate in Early Childhood Education or related area with a minimum of 18 graduate hours specifically in Early Childhood Education
Early childhood related teaching certification.
At least three years of full-time teaching experience as teacher of record at a public or private school with students from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated record of undergraduate teaching excellence as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proficiency in the integration of technology to support teaching and learning as well as knowledge of theories and pedagogy associated with adult learning.
Demonstrated effectiveness in serving diverse student populations as well as demonstrated effectiveness in leadership roles.
Engagement in professional organizations focused on serving young children from diverse backgrounds.
UHCL is currently a Bachelor’s and Masters’ granting university with select doctoral programs. Located adjacent to the NASA-Johnson Space Center, the UHCL campus is set within the scenic Armand Bayou Nature Preserve, about 30 miles from both downtown Houston and Galveston Island. UHCL is proud to be recognized by the U.S. Department of the Interior as a member of the Minority Serving Institutions Program and is an HSI: Hispanic Serving Institution as well as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting workplace diversity.