The Division of Special Education in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University formally requests applications for a tenure-track professor at the assistant or associate rank with emphasis in one or more of the following three areas:
Evidence-based reading, literacy, and writing interventions and response to intervention for children with or at-risk of learning disabilities.
Neuroscientific study of learning disabilities, and neurobiological responsiveness to evidence-based reading, literacy, and writing interventions.
Impacts of learning disabilities on the language and literacy development of bilingual and dual language learners.
The successful candidate will have earned a Ph.D. in special education or associated field with an emphasis in learning disabilities.
Demonstrated or the potential to demonstrate a record of high quality research and success securing extramural funding.
Ability to provide quality university-level instruction via traditional and/or online methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels associated with teacher preparation.
Expertise in quantitative research methods.
The successful applicant will be expected to (a) develop a program of research in a well-defined area that will impact the field special education in the area of learning disabilities, (b) publish in high-quality refereed journals (c) seek extramural funding to support research, personnel preparation, and/or outreach (d) develop, teach, and mentor graduate and undergraduate students in special education; and (e) assume other professional duties typical for a research-intensive university.
This is a nine-month tenure-track appointment with an anticipated start date for fall of 2018. Salary and start-up package are competitive and commensurate with rank, qualifications, and program of research.
Application and Review:
Applicants should submit: (a) a statement describing their research agenda, external funding experiences, teaching experiences, and other qualifications in a letter to the Search Committee; (b) current curriculum vita; (c) two representative publications or other evidence of scholarship; and (d) three current letters of reference.
Review of complete applications will begin November 28 and will continue until the position is filled.
About Texas A&M University Department of Educational Psychology
The Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) is the largest producer of special and bilingual education teachers in the State of Texas. Students are prepared to become state and national leaders across a variety of disciplines, and high-achieving faculty members use their research to impact the lives of people in Texas and around the country, specifically in the area of child and adult psycholo...gy.
As one of four departments in the College of Education and Human Development, EPSY is currently home to about 275 undergraduate students, 245 graduate students, 44 faculty, and 22 staff.