Preferred Qualifications include: 18 graduate hours in early childhood education. Experience teaching in the early grades (PK-3). Evidence of service to departmental, college, and university committees. Participation in professional organization at local and national/international levels. Record of scholarly productivity and evidence of emerging research agenda. Demonstrated record of or potential for teaching excellence at the university level. Demonstrated record of or potential for teaching excellence online and/or in hybrid courses.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
This is a full-time, tenure-track (9 month) position. The selected faculty member will teach 9 credits of graduate and undergraduate courses in early childhood education, elementary education, and other program areas as needed in the School of Teaching and Learning. Teaching duties are performed on the main campus in Huntsville, at off-site teaching locations, and online. Additionally, the selected faculty member will supervise field experiences, initiate and collaborate in research activities leading to scholarly publications and professional conference presentations, and pursue and secure external grant funding. The selected faculty member will be expected to attend and participate in meetings and committees at the program, departmental, college, and university levels.
Internal Number: 26161
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For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies.
SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.
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