Multiple Positions

Texas State University in Texas

Date Posted August 29, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified

ANTICIPATED TENURE-TRACK AND CLINICAL FACULTY POSITIONS Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System.

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting Emerging Research University located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor, the largest campus in The Texas State University System, and among the largest in the state. Texas State’s 35,546 students choose from 96 undergraduate and 87 master’s and 12 doctoral programs offered by ten colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College). With a diverse campus community including 42% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 16 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation. In the fall of 2013, there were over 1,150 full-time faculty and nearly 2,000 full-time staff. Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support. For FY 2014, Texas State had an annual operating budget of $495 million and research expenditures of more than $37 million in FY 2013. The Alkek Library has more than 2.4 million titles in its collection. Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at http://www.txstate.edu.

 

Personnel Policies: Faculty members are eligible for life, disability, health, and dental insurance programs. A variety of retirement plans are available depending on eligibility. Participation in a retirement plan is mandatory. The State contributes toward the health insurance programs and all retirement plans. http://www.humanresources.txstate.edu/benefits.htm.

The Community:

San Marcos, a city of about 50,000 residents, is situated in the beautiful Central Texas Hill Country, 30 miles south of Austin and 48 miles north of San Antonio. Metropolitan attractions plus outdoor recreational opportunities makes the community an attractive place in which to live and work. Other major metropolitan areas, including Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth, are within four hours. Round Rock, a city of 107,000 residents is located 15 miles north of Austin in the Central Texas Hill Country. Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus. Texas State University will not discriminate against any person in employment or exclude any person from participating in or receiving benefits of any of its activities or programs on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Equal employment opportunities shall include: personnel transactions of recruitment, employment, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary. Texas State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and senior administrative positions. Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Application Material: Interested candidates should submit a letter of application indicating the position and the posting number for which they are applying, a curriculum vita, a list of three references with addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers, and additional application materials if required. All successful candidates must complete and submit a Faculty Employment Application. Please visit our Faculty Employment Opportunities website for a complete listing of deadlines and application information: http://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment/faculty-employment.html.Address

Replies To: Appropriate Search Committee Chair, Name of Department/School/Program, Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, Texas 78666.

 Duties Common to All Tenure-Track Faculty Positions: Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the field of specialization; conduct academic research in the field of specialization; for creative and performing arts disciplines, engage in juried creative activities; undertake assignments normally associated with teaching, scholarship, and service to the university; hold regular office hours; advise students; publish scholarly articles as appropriate to the discipline; present at conferences; participate in departmental meetings; and engage in faculty governance by serving on department, school, and university committees.

Additional Duties Common to All Clinical Faculty Positions:

Engage in clinical training, supervision, program development and/or other areas of practical application; educate students for professional practice; provide education in the area of client/patient services; share professional expertise with students; and direct educational experiences in practice settings in their particular profession. Selected candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

COLLEGE OF APPLIED ARTS AGRICULTURE, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-12). Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in agricultural economics or agribusiness with primary expertise in quantitative methods, finance and agribusiness management. The applicant must have effective communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and industry representatives, documental evidence of the potential to establish an independent, externally funded research program that complements existing programs in the Department of Agriculture at Texas State, and contribute to a strong undergraduate teaching program and future development of graduate programs. Proficiency in computer software applications including those for designing web pages and posting course materials, etc., on the internet is required. Additional information about the department may be found at http://www.ag.txstate.edu. Apply To: Dr. C. Reed Richardson, Search Committee Chair, e-mail: cr36@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Letter of application including a description of research interest. Review of applications begins January 15, 2015.

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2015-21). Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in nutrition or complementary field (with at least 18 graduate hours of coursework in nutrition); experience conducting clinical or translational research in the area of metabolic disorders or eating behaviors; and experience teaching at the university level. Associate Professor rank requires evidence of recent publications in peer-reviewed journals; evidence of recent external funding. To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: Professional and/or post-doctoral experience in translational/clinical nutrition research; strong peer-reviewed publication record; evidence of external funding; grant writing experience; teaching and/or research awards; graduate and undergraduate student mentoring; and a Registered Dietitian. Apply To: Chair-NUTR Search Committee, Nutrition and Foods Program, e-mail: fcs@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Letter of intent describing research interests and experience and teaching philosophy. Review of applications begins October 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

SOCIAL WORK, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-18). Required Qualifications: M.S.W. and the doctorate in social work or closely related field by June 1, 2015. Evidence of at least two years of full-time professional social work practice experience or the equivalent in part-time professional social work experience. Social work licensure in good standing or agree to attain licensure on hire; and documented abilities to work as an effective team member. Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of high-quality university teaching experience with diverse populations; evidence of skills in quantitative and qualitative methods. Demonstrate an active research agenda through scholarly publications. Documented evidence of experience or interest in external research funding. Apply To: Chair of Search Committee, e-mail: swapplicants@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Send a single PDF attachment that includes the following only, in this order: 1) letter of application addressing both required and preferred qualifications addressed to Chair of Search Committee; 2) curriculum vita; 3) statement of teaching philosophy including a brief summary of teaching evaluations (maximum 500 words); and 4) names and complete contact information for three references. To ensure full consideration, title the PDF: YOUR LAST NAME_INITIALS_ASSTPROF and specify in the first sentence of your application letter that you are applying for the assistant professor position. The single PDF must arrive by 5 p.m. on November 14, 2014. Completed Texas State application, transcripts, written references, and copies of publications will be required if you are selected for an interview. Review of applications begins November 14, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

EMMETT AND MIRIAM MCCOY COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

ADMINISTRATIONACCOUNTING, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2015-5). Required Qualifications: Candidates must have, or anticipate receiving by August 2015, a Ph.D./D.B.A. in accounting, business administration with a major in accounting, J. D., LL.M., M.I.S. or related degree from an accredited university. Candidates must be “academically qualified” under AACSB and Texas State standards (available at http://www.mccoy.txstate.edu/Faculty-Staff/Policies-Procedures.html). Appointment at the Associate Professor rank requires demonstrated excellence in teaching and service accomplishments and an established research record. Candidates must be able to teach two subject areas (AIS, advanced financial, cost/advanced managerial, or auditing) at both the upper division and graduate level. Preferred Qualifications: Certification and/or professional work experience in at least one teaching area. Apply To: Dr. Cecily Raiborn, Search Committee Chair, e-mail: craiborn@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Letter of intent, official transcripts of all colleges and universities attended, sample of research, and evidence of teaching quality/evaluations. Review of applications begins August 31, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND QUANTITATIVE METHODS, CHAIR (2015-22). Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or D.B.A.) in information systems, computer information systems, management information systems, management science, business statistics, or decision sciences. A record of excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated effective administrative skills/experience managing the operations of an academic department in a university; effective teaching experience including at the graduate level; industry experience and/or industry contacts; Ph.D. or D.B.A. from an AACSB accredited school of business; educational background in information systems, statistics and/or quantitative methods; sustained record of research/scholarship; experience with AACSB accreditation process; interdisciplinary teaching and/or research experience; experience with online content delivery; experience working with an external advisory council; and leadership positions in professional organizations. Apply To: Dr. Gary Beall, Search Committee Chair, e-mail: McCoySearch@txstate.edu. Additional application material: Applicants should electronically submit the following materials using Microsoft Word or PDF files: 1) completed Texas State application; 2) curriculum vita; 3) application letter describing how you meet the various required and preferred qualifications; 4) three letters of recommendations or a list of three references including names, addresses, telephone, and e-mail; and 5) transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial review). To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 10, 2014. Review of applications begins November 10, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

COLLEGE OF EDUCATIONCURRUCULUM AND INSTRUCTION, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-17). Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in special education or related discipline from an accredited institution of higher education with an emphasis on learning disabilities. Evidence of advanced training and/or professional experience in the fields of learning disabilities, special education, inclusion, academic intervention, response to intervention (RTI), and/or special education teacher preparation. Record of, or strong demonstrated potential for, sustained scholarly productivity in one or more of the following areas: learning disabilities, academic instruction/intervention, assessment, RTI, inclusion, predictive factors associated with long term outcomes, or rigorous special education teacher effectiveness research. Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of successful previous and/or ongoing university teaching experience (may include online instruction). Experience working with students with learning disabilities (or students with academic difficulties) in pre-kindergarten - grade 12 settings and/or the application of inclusion/intervention models including RTI, academic intervention, measurement, STEM education, etc. (includes students with disabilities that are English language learners or bi-lingual students). Participation in collaborative research development, implementation, and/or analysis. Record of, or demonstrated potential for, external funding. Potential for developing collaborative partnerships with school districts and/or related educational agencies (e.g. educational service centers, disability organizations). Apply To: Donya Villareal, Search Committee Assistant, e-mail: dv16@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Interested individuals should submit the following electronically: 1) letter of application expressing your intent to apply for the position that includes detailed and supported explanation of how you meet the required and preferred qualifications for this position; 2) specific, discrete evidence that supports your contention of meeting required and preferred qualifications (e.g., summaries of teaching evaluations, publications, and syllabi); 3) curriculum vita; 4) completed Texas State application; 5) three letters from professional references and a reference sheet including the names, telephone numbers, addresses, and e-mail addresses of references; and 6) transcripts from all degree granting institutions (note: applicants may submit unofficial transcripts with the application; the individual who is offered the position must submit official transcripts prior to hiring). Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2014, and will continue until position is filled.

 HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-16). Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in athletic training or related field prior to appointment date; current BOC certification and eligibility for athletic training licensure in Texas; demonstrable evidence of research and scholarship; and previous experience teaching at the university level. Preferred Qualifications: Experience or participation in grant writing and obtaining external funding for athletic training/sports medicine related research projects; research area that is congruent with existing lines of research within the Division of Athletic Training; experience with graduate education and the ability to contribute to master’s programs; experience with mentoring graduate students; ability to integrate a diverse and multicultural perspective into teaching; a work history that includes at least three years of athletic training clinical practice; prior experience as a preceptor in a CAATE accredited athletic training program; demonstrated leadership in program, university and professional service activities and organizations; and commitment to working collaboratively with department faculty, staff, and others throughout the institution/organization. Apply To: Dr. Luzita Vela, Search Committee Chair, c/o Marcos Hendry, A129 Jowers Center, e-mail: rh23@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Cover letter, evidence of research and scholarship, (e.g., reprints of recent publications), names and contact information of three references, and a copy of official transcript from the terminal degree program. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must arrive by November 3, 2014. Review of applications begins November 3, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

 HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-20). Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in exercise science/kinesiology/physical education prior to appointment date. Demonstrated potential for scholarship (as evidenced by publications, presentations, grants, etc.). Demonstrated potential for effective instruction in sports education and/or motor behavior undergraduate and graduate courses. Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology in teaching and scholarship. Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in sports education and/or motor behavior. Ability to integrate a diversity/multicultural perspective into teaching methods. Experience teaching online and/or hybrid courses. Experience collaborating with local, regional and/or national sport agencies and organizations. Service at the department, college and university levels (as evidenced by service reflected in vita). Commitment to working collaboratively with department faculty, staff, and others throughout the institution/organization. Apply To: Dr. Karen Meaney, HHP Search Committee Chair, Jowers Center A113, e-mail: km66@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Cover letter, official transcripts, and evidence of scholarship (reprints of recent professional publications). To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 3, 2014. Review of applications begins November 3, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION

COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION, DEAN (2015-30). Required Qualifications: Applicants or nominees will hold an earned terminal degree related to one of the disciplines included within the College, possess a distinguished record of intellectual/creative and academic accomplishments that will qualify her or him for appointment as a Professor in an academic unit within the College, and have university administrative experience (including budgets, promotion and tenure, faculty and staff hiring, and instructional assessment) at the departmental level or higher. Preferred Qualifications: Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, a commitment to promoting and embracing diversity, a commitment to engaging the community and fostering productive relationships with alumni and donors, and evidence of success in fostering funded research and creative activities. The successful applicant will also demonstrate his or her familiarity with the disciplines and programs included in the College. Apply To: Dr. Stan Carpenter, Dean, College of Education, e-mail: CFACDeanSearch@txstate.edu. Review of applications begins November 1, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

ART AND DESIGN, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-19). Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in art history or a related field completed before September 2015. A promising research agenda in the field of Renaissance art and visual culture. Strong critical thinking skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: A record of research and publications in Renaissance art and visual culture. Successful university level teaching experience beyond graduate assistantships. Experience teaching introductory level survey courses and/or advanced courses on Renaissance art and visual culture. Research and/or teaching experience from a global perspective. Research and/or teaching experience abroad. Successful funding procurement and grant activity. Service related activities in art history or related program(s) and/or professional organization(s). A demonstrated commitment to diversity. Apply To: E-mail complete application file to art-design@txstate.edu with job number 2015-19 and your last name in the subject line. Additional Application Material: Applicant must include: 1) letter of application stating how your experience and credentials fulfill the requirements for this position (not to exceed two pages); 2) curriculum vita; 3) writing sample, preferably a publication (not to exceed 20 pages); 4) statement of teaching philosophy (one page maximum); 5) three letters of recommendation should be e-mailed directly from individuals able to comment on applicant’s qualifications. Search finalists will be asked to provide graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Electronic application procedure: All application materials, except for the letters of recommendation, must be submitted in a single PDF file in the order they are listed above (1-4). Limit PDF file size to 10MB or less, title the file as follows: last name_first name_job #2015-19.PDF to art-design@txstate.edu with job #2015-19 and applicant’s last name in the subject line. All correspondence regarding the search will be conducted via e-mail. Please send any inquiries to art-design@txstate.edu and include job #2015-19 in all correspondence. Only complete applications will be eligible for consideration. Review of applications begins December 1, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

ART AND DESIGN, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-37). Required Qualifications: M.F.A. or M.Des. degree in communication design, visual communications, graphic design, interactive design, or related discipline completed before September 2015. A record of professional accomplishments in research/creative activity within the area of communication design. Strong design mechanics and conceptual skills. Demonstrated expertise in typography. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of and experience with computer mediated technologies and core software applications relevant to the communication design discipline (e.g., Macintosh OS, Adobe Creative Suite). Preferred Qualifications: One or more years of successful university level teaching in communication design. Curriculum development in communication design courses. Experience teaching typography/typographic design. Demonstrated engagement in curriculum development in foundations. Demonstrated knowledge in interactive, UX, and UI design, or in motion graphics. Service within academic, professional, and community environments. Successful funding procurement and grant activity. Graduate level research/theses supervision and advising experience. Online and hybrid teaching experience. Apply To: E-mail complete application file to art-design@txstate.edu with job number 2015-37 and your last name in the subject line. Additional Application Material: Applicant must include: 1) letter of application stating how your experience and credentials fulfill the requirements for this position (not to exceed two pages); 2) curriculum vita; 3) up to 20 digital files (multi-page, single PDF) representing 10 of your creative works (may include time-based excerpts no longer than five minutes each); 4) digital files (multi-page, single PDF) of 10 student works created under your direction; 5) an annotated list for both personal and student files. For personal work, state title, media, and date. For student work, provide course title, media, date, and assignment; 6) statement of teaching philosophy (one page maximum); 7) statement addressing your current creative work (one page maximum); 8) contact information (e-mail address, phone number) for three current references. Search finalists will be asked to provide graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Electronic application procedure: All application materials must be submitted in a multi-page, single PDF file in the order they are listed above (1-8). Limit PDF file size to 10MB or less and title the file as follows: last name_first name_CDsearch.PDF. Examples of web/video/animation/motion graphics must be listed as hyperlinks within the PDF file and link to portfolio web sites or video sharing sites such as Vimeo. Do not e-mail motion graphics files. E-mail complete application file toa with job #2015-37 and applicant’s last name in the subject line. All correspondence regarding the search will be conducted via e-mail. Please send any inquiries to art-design@txstate.edu and include job #2015-37 in all correspondence. Only complete applications will be eligible for consideration. Review of applications begins December 1, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

COMMUNICATION STUDIES, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2015-6). Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in communication or related field (emphasis in intercultural communication and/or communication diversity is preferred); evidence of university level teaching; and evidence of a program of research in intercultural communication/communication diversity as evidenced by published articles and/or the presentation of research papers at professional conferences. To be eligible for hire at the Associate Professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated potential to contribute to a Hispanic-Serving Institution; evidence of externally funded research and grant writing activities; and a faculty member who can enhance instruction in our graduate program as evidenced by graduate coursework or research experience in one or more of the following areas: communication and technology, communication training and development, health communication, instructional communication, interpersonal communication, organizational communication, or rhetorical studies. Apply To: Dr. Maureen Keeley, Intercultural Communication and Diversity Search Chair, e-mail: mk09@txstate.edu. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 10, 2014. Review of applications begins October 10, 2014.

JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2015-28). Required Qualifications: Terminal degree or ABD in mass communication or a related field; ability to teach a combination of public relations, digital media, strategic communication, and research classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels; professional experience in public relations and/or strategic communication; and evidence of a program of sustained scholarship or creative activity. To be eligible for hire at the Associate Professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience in some combination of public relations, strategic communication, new media, and research methods (including digital media analytics); accredited in public relations by the Public Relations Society of America; and interest or experience in developing and teaching online/hybrid classes. Apply To: Dr. Judy Oskam, Director, School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Additional Application Material: Cover letter specifying position 2015-28. Review of applications begins September 15, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

ANTICIPATED TENURE-TRACK AND CLINICAL FACULTY POSITIONS Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System.

JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-29). Required Qualifications: Terminal degree or ABD in mass communication or a related field; professional experience in photography, digital media, or journalism; ability to teach courses in the areas of visual storytelling, visual communication, media design, and digital video production at the undergraduate and graduate level; experience in video field production, web-based and new media technology, and digital editing; and have or show evidence of capability to develop a program of sustained scholarship or creative activity. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with field cameras and DSLR equipment, emerging mobile news gathering techniques, and social media dissemination; prior teaching experience at the college level; experience with digital workflows, media file management, Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, and digital media distribution; and interest or experience in developing and teaching online/hybrid classes. Apply To: Dr. Judy Oskam, Director, School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Additional Application Material: Cover letter specifying position 2015-29. Review of applications begins September 15, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

MUSIC, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2015-1). Required Qualifications: Master of Music; record of accomplishment as an orchestral conductor at the professional, collegiate, or youth level; and successful experience in opera conducting. To be eligible for hire at the Associate Professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate in music or equivalent professional experience; experience in university level ensemble teaching; and national and/or international exposure as a professional conductor. Apply To: Dr. Caroline Beatty, Search Committee Chair. Additional Application Material: Application must include a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and three current letters of reference addressing the applicant’s candidacy for this position. Do not submit additional materials at this time. Semi-finalists will be asked to submit additional supporting materials and transcripts. Materials, whether initial or supplementary, will not be returned. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 10, 2014. Review of applications begins November 10, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

MUSIC, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2015-2). Required Qualifications: Doctorate in music education, and success as a music educator with a minimum of two years of secondary level classroom string teaching experience. To be eligible for hire at the Associate Professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge and experience teaching string orchestra and/or string techniques in a group setting; evidence of successful college teaching; experience supervising student teachers; and demonstrated record, or potential for, scholarly research, publication, and service to professional organizations. Apply To: Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer, Music Education Search Committee Chair. Additional Application Material: Application must include a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and three current letters of reference addressing the applicant’s candidacy for this position. Do not submit additional materials at this time. Semi-finalists will be asked to submit additional supporting materials and transcripts. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 10, 2014. Review of applications begins November 10, 2014.

THEATRE AND DANCE, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-26). Required Qualifications: M.F.A. in design with demonstrated excellence in scenic design; minimum two years successful university teaching experience; professional design experience; proficiency in VectorWorks; and demonstrated drawing and painting skills. Preferred Qualifications: A secondary area of emphasis in theatrical design; hands-on teaching/advising approach; and record of collegiality. Apply To: Ms. Sarah Maines, Search Committee Chair. Additional Application Material: Applicants should send resume, cover letter, digital portfolio (or web address), and three letters of reference. Review of applications begins October 20, 2014.

THEATRE AND DANCE, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-27). Required Qualifications: M.F.A. in Dance with demonstrated excellence in teaching and choreography; demonstrated background in Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis and/or improvisation as an art form; record of national and/or international choreography/performance; demonstrated ability to teach a contemporary/modern dance technique that is kinesiologically sound; and experience in dance concert production. Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach three of the following: contact improvisation, dance composition, rhythmic structures of movement, dance history, somatic movement; minimum two years successful (full-time) university teaching experience or equivalent professional teaching experience; hands-on teaching/advising approach; and record of collegiality. Apply To: Ms. Michelle Nance, Search Committee Chair. Additional Application Material: Applicants should send resume, cover letter, digital portfolio (or web address), and three letters of reference. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 10, 2014. Review of applications begins October 10, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONSHEALTH ADMINISTRATION, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2015-31). Required Qualifications: Candidates should have an earned doctorate and a masters, one of which must be in healthcare administration or a closely related field, prior to appointment date as well as experience in healthcare management through academics or prior work history. Appointment at the Associate Professor rank requires an established research record and demonstrated teaching and service accomplishments. To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who have (i) board certification in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and/or Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), (ii) experience with the Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) & the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) accreditation and (iii) Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Apply To: Search Committee Assistant, e-mail: wcardwell@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Applicants should send a letter of intent (with position #2015-31 specified), official transcripts for all college and universities attended, and evidence of teaching, scholarly and work experience related to healthcare. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 31, 2014. Review of applications begins October 31, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2015-32). Required Qualifications: Candidates should have an earned doctorate and a masters, one of which must be in healthcare administration or a closely related field, prior to appointment date as well as experience in law through academics or prior work history. Appointment at the Associate Professor rank requires an established research record and demonstrated teaching and service accomplishments. To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who have board certification in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and/or Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Apply To: Search Committee Assistant, e-mail: wcardwell@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Applicants should send a letter of intent (with position #2015-32 specified), official transcripts for all college and universities attended, and evidence of teaching, scholarly and work experience related to healthcare. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 31, 2014. Review of applications begins October 31, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2015-34). Required Qualifications: Candidates should have an earned doctorate and a masters, one of which must be in healthcare administration or a closely related field, prior to appointment date as well as experience in healthcare management through academics or prior work history. Appointment at the Associate Professor rank requires an established research record and demonstrated teaching and service accomplishments. To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidates must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who have board certification in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and/or Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Apply To: Search Committee Assistant, e-mail: wcardwell@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Applicants should send a letter of intent (with position #2015-34 specified), official transcripts for all college and universities attended, and evidence of teaching, scholarly and work experience related to healthcare. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 31, 2014. Review of applications begins October 31, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

 HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, OR PROFESSOR (2015-36). Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in health information management, health administration, business administration, computer science/computer information systems, public health, adult/continuing education or other closely related field; health information management or healthcare related work experience; demonstrated ability to communicate clearly as evidenced by a presentation during the campus visit with faculty. To be eligible for hire at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, the candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on established university and school standards. Preferred Qualifications: An earned doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.H.A., D.P.H.) in areas to include education, health administration, computer science, computer information systems, public health, or business; RHIA certification; online (web-based) course preparation expertise; previous collegiate/university teaching experience and research experience; and documentation of recent and ongoing professional development. Apply To: Dr. Cristian Lieneck, HIM Search Committee Chair, c/o Ms. Carla Coco, e-mail: coco@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Letter of application expressing your intent to apply for the position and a detailed and supported explanation of how you meet the qualifications for the position. Documents may be submitted either in hard copy or electronically. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 1, 2014. Only completed files will be reviewed. Review of application begins November 1, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

ST. DAVID’S SCHOOL OF NURSING, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, OR PROFESSOR (2015-33). Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in nursing or related field; B.S.N. or master’s degree in nursing; eligible for Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Texas; at least five years of clinical experience. Experience in program development, curriculum design, informatics and communications systems, and teaching in undergraduate general nursing as well as graduate level specialty areas. Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning consistent with the nursing program’s vision, mission and goals as evidenced by a presentation during the campus visit with faculty. Record of accomplishments in scholarship, teaching, and service appropriate for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (less than five years of teaching), Associate Professor (minimum five years of teaching), or Professor (minimum of ten years of teaching) in a School of Nursing. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department standards. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated success in faculty cooperative support and team development. Demonstrated leadership supporting diversity in nursing education and professional development. Strong collegial leadership qualities. Experience in higher education including accreditation, program review, and assessment. Proven record of, or potential for, grantsmanship and extramural funding. Certified in one or more nursing specialties. Experience with formats of distance education, to include online instruction. Recent experience with clinical teaching and simulation instruction. Apply To: Dr. Barbara Covington, 1555 University Boulevard, Round Rock, TX 78665, e-mail: bc32@txstate.edu. Additional application material: Letter of application to reference the position qualifications. Review of applications begins November 1, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTSENGLISH, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-3). Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or closely related field, with degree completed at time of appointment; specialization in literature of women writers of the United States, and demonstrated teaching ability. Background and/or experience commensurate with the position of assistant professor and sufficient to teach graduate courses in women writers of the United States, representing the colonial period to the present. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability in scholarly research on literature of women writers of the United States. Ability to teach other literatures of the United States or Americas, ethnic literature, and core courses in English (first-year composition, large introductory literature surveys). Apply To: Dr. Allan Chavkin, Women Writers of the United States Search Committee Chair, e-mail englishapplicants@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Send a single PDF attachment that includes the following only, in this order: 1) letter of application addressed to Professor Allan Chavkin, Chair; 2) curriculum vita; 3) statement of teaching philosophy (maximum 500 words), and 4) names and contact information of three references. To ensure full consideration, title the PDF: YOUR LAST NAME-USWOMENWRITERS and specify in the first sentence of your application letter that you are applying for the position in women writers of the United States. The single PDF must arrive by November 1, 2014. Selected applicants will be contacted for web-based interviews. Review of applications begins November 1, 2014.

ENGLISH, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-4). Required Qualifications: M.F.A. or Ph.D. in creative writing, with degree completed by time of appointment, specialty in fiction writing, and one book of fiction published by a nationally recognized press. Preferred Qualifications: High quality publication(s) in fiction. Evidence of, or potential for, continued success as publishing fiction writer. Evidence of effectiveness in teaching graduate and undergraduate creative writing. Evidence of ability to work with graduate students individually in directing M.F.A. theses. Evidence of ability to teach courses other than creative writing courses. Nationally recognized prizes for published work. Apply To: Dr. Doug Dorst, Fiction Search Committee Chair, e-mail: englishapplicants@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Send a single PDF attachment that includes the following only, in this order: 1) letter of application addressed to Professor Doug Dorst; 2) curriculum vita; 3) statement of teaching philosophy (maximum 500 words); and 4) names and contact information of three references. Title the PDF: YOUR LAST NAME-FICTION and specify in the first sentence of your application letter that you are applying for the position in fiction writing. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 22, 2014. Selected applicants will be contacted for web-based interviews. Review of applications begins October 22, 2014.

GEOGRAPHY, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-11). Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in geography by time of appointment, and a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. Preferred Qualifications: Preference may be given to candidates demonstrating evidence of seeking/securing external research grants; candidates prepared to add to our regional course offerings and/or candidates with a clearly defined specialization involving the developing world. Apply To: Dr. Nathan Currit, e-mail: nc17@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Applicants must electronically submit the following no later than October 6, 2014: 1) letter of application outlining your teaching experience, research qualifications, and fit with our department; 2) curriculum vita; 3) at least two samples of published scholarship; 4) course teaching evaluations (if available); and 5) three letters of reference. Please indicate “Tenure Track Political Geography Assistant Professor” in the subject line of all e-mails related to this search. Review of applications begins October 6, 2014.

HISTORY, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-9). Required Qualifications: Expertise in modern British history (post-1783) as demonstrated by dissertation and/or research and publications. Ph.D. completed by appointment. Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who complement specializations within the department and with college level teaching or lecturing. Apply To: Dr. Dennis Dunn, e-mail: dd05@txstate.edu. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 31, 2014. Review of applications begins October 31, 2014.

 PSYCHOLOGY, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-7). Required Qualifications: Ph.D. from an APA accredited clinical psychology program by time of appointment. Preferred Qualifications: University teaching experience; active research program in clinical psychology involving students; and experience or interest in seeking external research funding. Apply To: Clinical Psychology Search Committee, e-mail: psychology-jobs@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Applicants must send electronic copies of the following items: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vita; 3) statement of research interests; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) copies of representative published work; and 6) evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available. Please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent via e-mail. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 1, 2014. Review of applications begins October 1, 2014.

 SOCIOLOGY, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-14). Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in sociology or applied sociology by August 2015; required areas of specialization are gerontology and/or aging. Preferred Qualifications: Preferred area of specialization in quantitative methods, and/or the ability to obtain external funding. Apply To: E-mail: pg07@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Applicants should electronically submit: 1) cover letter; 2) statement on research; 3) statement on teaching and example of recent or suggested syllabus; 4) curriculum vita; and 5) the names of three references. Letters of reference are not requested at this time. Review of applicants will begin September 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

SOCIOLOGY, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015-15). Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in sociology or applied sociology by August 2015; and demonstrated ability to successfully teach statistics and quantitative research methods. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of scholarly potential commensurate with tenure expectations in the department. Preferred Qualifications: Area of specialization is open. Apply To: Dr. Chad L. Smith, e-mail: clsmith@txstate.edu. Additional Application Material: Applicants should electronically submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) statement on research; 3) statement on teaching and example of recent or suggested syllabus; 4) curriculum vita; and 5) the names of three references. Letters of reference are not requested at this time. Review of applicants will begin September 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

BIOLOGY, PROFESSOR-ENDOWED CHAIR (2015-23). Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in the natural sciences or engineering; established externally funded research program focused on some aspect of aquatic resources; and qualified to serve at the rank of Professor in the Department of Biology. Preferred Qualifications: Internationally recognized expert in his/her discipline; experience working with government agencies/other groups on water management and conservation issues; record of interdisciplinary collaboration; experience supervising student research at various levels in areas complementing the research strengths of the department; and research prospectus clearly demonstrating research in water conservation complementary to existing faculty expertise/research programs. Apply To: Dr. Michael Forstner, e-mail: Conservation@txstate.edu. Additional application material: Applicants should electronically submit a single PDF file which includes a letter of application, curriculum vita, research prospectus, copies of five representative publications, and the names and contact information of five people willing to serve as references. Review of applications begins September 15, 2014.

 CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2015-24). Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree and chemical education experience. For candidates with a doctoral degree in education, a minimum of 18 hours of graduate coursework in chemistry or biochemistry is required. To be eligible for hire at the Associate Professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical education, post-doctoral or equivalent research experience in chemical education and teaching and research interests that complement those of the department. Apply To: E-mail: chemistrysearch@txstate.edu. Additional application material: Applicants should electronically submit a single PDF file, which includes: completed Texas State application, curriculum vita, summary of research plans, a short description of teaching philosophy, and unofficial graduate transcripts. The applicant should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent via e-mail address. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 15, 2014. Review of applications begins October 15, 2014.

 CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2015-25). Required Qualifications: Assistant Professor rank: Ph.D. in biochemistry or a closely-related field; postdoctoral research experience; a record of peer reviewed publications; potential to establish an externally funded research program; and capability to teach courses in chemistry and/or biochemistry. Associate Professor rank: Ph.D. in biochemistry or a closely-related field; strong record of peer-reviewed publications; established, externally funded research program; experience in teaching courses in chemistry and/or biochemistry; and experience mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students. To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: Area of teaching and research expertise that complements the department’s strengths, and evidence of ability to effectively mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Apply To: E-mail: BiochemSearch@TxState.edu. Additional application material: Application materials should be electronically submitted as a single PDF file which includes: 1) cover letter identifying the position for which you are applying, and the area(s) of your teaching and research interests; 2) curriculum vita; 3) summary of teaching philosophy and interests (one page); 4) outline of research plans (typically three-five pages); 5) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and 6) list of three references with contact information. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 1, 2014. Review of applications begins October 1, 2014 and will continue till the position is filled.

 MATHEMATICS, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, OR PROFESSOR (2015-35). Required Qualifications: Doctorate specializing in mathematics education or a Ph.D. in a STEM field with a strong interest in mathematics educational research. Strong preparation in mathematics. Strong potential for high quality research in mathematics education. Potential for success in obtaining external funding. Evidence of effective teaching at the PK-20 level. To be eligible for hire at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, the candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on established university and department standards. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with mathematics outreach programs, working with pre-service or in-service mathematics teachers, and teacher education that incorporates technology based learning. Apply To: Recruitment Committee Chair: Math Ed, e-mail: math@txstate.edu or submit through www.mathjobs.org. Additional application material: Cover letter, AMS cover sheet, graduate transcripts, statement of research agenda, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications begins December 8, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

 

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