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Posted: Monday, January 22, 2018 8:57 AM

Job Title
Department Chair/Professor
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Coe - Curriculum & Instruction
Proposed Minimum Salary
Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Type
Job Description
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi is seeking a department chair to facilitate the potential merging of two existing departments: Teacher Education and Curriculum & Instruction. The chair will be responsible for leading the newly formed department and continue building upon a nationally recognized, strong foundation and history of the two programs.
The Department will help prepare future educators and education professionals in multiple subject areas for teacher certification, curriculum and instruction. Our faculty use scholarly inquiry and practice to guide decisions on all levels of educational activity, in K-12 and higher education settings. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Early Childhood (EC)-6 Core Subjects (reading emphasis), EC-6 Core Subjects (bilingual emphasis), Grade 4-8 Mathematics, and EC-12 Special Education. Graduate degrees are offered in Early Childhood Education, Instructional Design & Educational Technology, Special Education, Masters and Certification (MAC), Curriculum and Instruction, and Reading. Additionally, the Department offers PhD programs in Curriculum and Instruction and Literacy Studies. Position responsibilities may include evening and weekend work, distance education, a willingness to strengthen and expand links with the community and alumni, and commitment to participating in the planned reorganization of the department.
Required Qualifications
This departmental leader candidate must meet the following criteria to be considered:
1. Effective leadership and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate student success within all programs of the Department;2. Experience building and nurturing school-university partnerships;3. Five years of public school teaching experience with a strong focus in teacher education and certification;4. A strong record of active research and teaching excellence;5. Experience mentoring doctoral students and participating on doctoral dissertation committees;6. A doctorate degree in a field related to teacher education or curriculum and instruction,7. Experience attracting, supporting, and retaining ethnically and culturally diverse students, faculty, and staff; 8. Current academic appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, and eligible for tenure in the TAMU-CC College of Education and Human Development.
Preferred Qualifications
1. Current academic appointment as a Full Professor, 2. Experience with department accreditation and/or program review process, 3. Familiarity with TEA standards, 4. Experience integrating technology in the classroom and fostering student competency. 5. Grant writing experience.6. Experience with online course development and teaching.
In order to be considered for the position, all required documents requested must be uploaded.
A completed application file includes:1. A letter of interest addressing qualifications listed above including a statement of teaching and research interests,2. A statement on your educational and leadership philosophies,3. A curriculum vitae,4. A current writing sample (published in the last five years)5. A copy of academic transcripts, and6. A list of five references; including name, title, phone number, and email address; who can speak directly to the applicant s previous leadership experiences.
The position will remain open until a finalist is selected. Candidates are encouraged to submit a completed application by February 15, 2018.
For questions contact:Dr. Joshua C. Watson, Search Committee Chair: More information about the Departments of Teacher Education and Curriculum and Instruction can be found at:
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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provide a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University that a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.
Texas A&M Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
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