Employment Opportunities

The College of Education, ranked among the top public colleges of education in the country, promotes the shared values of equity, excellence, innovation, empowerment, community focus, and endeavors to bridge research and practice. We view inclusiveness and excellence as interconnected in the work of our faculty.

The College of Education is particularly interested in and values candidates who have experience working with diverse and underserved populations and addressing the interactions among our diverse identities. Candidates should show a demonstrated commitment to improving access and conditions in educational and health settings for children, adults, families, schools, and communities.

College-wide Faculty Positions

  • Tenured Associate/Full Professor in Clinical/Education Data Science and Analytics

    Tenured Associate/Full Professor in Clinical/Education Data Science and Analytics

    The College of Education is seeking a faculty member in Data Science / Analytics to be appointed as an Associate / Full Professor with tenure. The College of Education seeks to serve as agents of change committed to transforming education and health research, practice, and policy to ensure the thriving of children, families, schools, and communities. We build upon individual, family, and community strengths in order to combat disparities in education and health and to promote social justice. We are committed to an intellectually diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and are seeking candidates whose research, teaching, and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and excellence.

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  • Associate/Full Professor in Family and Community Influences

    Associate/Full Professor in Family and Community Influences

    We seek a talented scholar to join a faculty committed to deepening an understanding of the sociocultural dynamics of the linguistically and culturally diverse communities we serve. This position may reach across any combination of our five departments in furthering research, teaching, and service/outreach that recognizes the relationship between families, communities, and education. The successful candidate will join an active faculty that is intentionally focused on innovative educational and methodological approaches attentive to supporting growing and thriving communities and families.

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  • Full Professor in Health & Education Disparities and Director of the Texas Center for Equity Promotion

    Full Professor in Health & Education Disparities and Director of the Texas Center for Equity Promotion

    The College of Education (COE) is seeking a faculty member in Behavior Health and Education Disparities at the Full Professor level. This search is intended to attract an established scholar to serve as Director of the Texas Center for Equity Promotion (TEXCEP) and to continue an exemplary record of research, service, and teaching within their field of expertise.

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Curriculum and Instruction Faculty Positions

  • Open Rank Professor of STEM Education

    Open Rank Professor of STEM Education

    We are currently seeking applicants for an open-rank position in our STEM Education program beginning Fall 2022. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-line appointment. Our vision in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the College of Education is to build upon individual, family, and community strengths in order to combat disparities in education and health and to promote social justice. The department is committed to an intellectually diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is seeking candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and excellence. Applicants are expected to show a strong commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and mentoring with a focus on enhancing equity, inclusion, and change.

    We are also interested in scholars whose work may intersect across disciplines, such as children’s media, STEM, Developmental Psychology, Prevention Science, Learning Sciences, Fine Arts, Literacy, Bilingual/Multilingual Education, dis/Ability Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Sociology, and Environmental Education.

    In addition to the College of Education, the STEM Education program has strong ties to the College of Natural Sciences and the Cockrell School of Engineering. Many of the faculty members in the STEM Education program are also affiliated with the College of Natural Sciences' UTeach program. The STEM Education program currently serves over 50 full-time graduate students.

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  • Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education

    Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education

    We are currently seeking applicants for the position of assistant professor with a specialization in Early Childhood Education to begin in Fall 2022. The department is committed to an intellectually diverse and inclusive working and learning environment. We are seeking candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and excellence. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track appointment.

    Successful candidates will teach undergraduate courses in our teacher certification programs (PreK-6th grade) and graduate courses in our Early Childhood Education and Curriculum and Instruction graduate programs. They will be a talented, emerging scholar who can contribute theoretically, methodologically, and pedagogically to a department faculty committed to reversing systematic, institutional racism and working towards equity, cultural responsiveness, and social justice in teaching and learning.

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Educational Leadership and Policy Faculty Positions

  • Associate/Full Professor of Practice (Non-Tenure-Track), Executive Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership

    Associate/Full Professor of Practice (Non-Tenure-Track), Executive Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership

    The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy is seeking a full-time non-tenure-track associate or full professor of practice for the Program in Higher Education Leadership (PHEL) to begin spring 2022. The successful candidate will co-lead the Executive Ed.D. program, a nationally ranked, accelerated, in-person doctoral program, focused on social justice and leadership, serving full-time working professionals seeking a terminal degree in higher education leadership (Ed.D.). The department of Educational Leadership and Policy is a vibrant, diverse, mutually supportive community of nationally recognized scholar-practitioners within a top-ranked department and college.

    We seek a candidate with experience with high-level leadership experience coupled with teaching and training higher education practitioners, administrators, and scholars. The hired candidate will teach at least 2 courses a term, advise Executive Ed.D. graduate students; co-supervise doctoral dissertations and treatises; serve as Executive Ed.D. Faculty Director, participate in program/course planning and development, and provide service to the department as needed.  

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Educational Psychology Faculty Position

  • Assistant/Associate Professor in School Psychology

    Assistant/Associate Professor in School Psychology

    We are currently seeking a faculty member in the School Psychology program at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Of particular interest are applicants with a record of or potential for scholarly excellence and leadership in the following areas:

    • academic assessment and academic intervention, especially for Spanish-speaking English Learners;
    • multi-tiered systems of support; and
    • home-school partnerships for culturally and linguistically diverse families.

    Strong preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated commitment to reducing opportunity gaps in schools, enhancing access to effective services, and/or improving academic outcomes for diverse children and families.

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  • Open Rank Professor in Quantitative Methods

    Open Rank Professor in Quantitative Methods

    We are currently seeking to hire an exceptional scholar in the field of quantitative methods with research expertise in areas such as experimental and quasi-experimental design, causal inference, replication, and survey design. The nationally-ranked Department of Educational Psychology contains four doctoral degree programs: Quantitative Methods; Human Development, Culture & Learning Sciences; Counseling Psychology; and School Psychology (both APA accredited). The broad focus of the department is scholarship related to health and learning throughout the life span. The department is committed to an intellectually diverse and inclusive working and learning environment. We are seeking candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and excellence.

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Kinesiology and Health Education Faculty Positions

  • Assistant-Associate Professor in Physical Activity and Public Health

    The Department of Kinesiology and Health Education is currently seeking applications from outstanding academic research scientists in Physical Activity and Public Health at the level of assistant or associate professor, with an anticipated start date of August 2022. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in kinesiology, public health, community health, exercise science, prevention science, or a closely related field. Appropriate research foci can include (but are not limited to):  physical activity and health outcomes in human populations, individual determinants and interventions to increase physical activity, built environment and physical activity, and physical activity policy intervention/evaluation. 

    Appointment as an Assistant Professor level is expected to have a demonstrated track record of publications reflecting a focused line of scholarly research and a record of external funding or the potential to obtain external funding. Post-doctoral training and/or independent research experience is strongly preferred. Appointment as an associate professor with tenure will require a significant publication record and a strong, ongoing record of extramural funding. Candidates will also be expected to participate in the department’s teaching mission with a strong commitment to mentoring with a focus on enhancing equity and inclusion in the field and in practice, with outstanding leadership, organizational, and communication skills being essential.

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  • Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Movement and Cognitive Rehabilitation

    Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Movement and Cognitive Rehabilitation

    We are currently seeking a faculty member in Movement and Cognitive Rehabilitation Science with a specialization in biomechanics at the assistant or associate professor level. The mission of the program is to advance core knowledge of biomechanical and neuromuscular control of human movement and to translate this knowledge into the improvement of clinical outcomes across diverse populations. Collaborations exist within the area and with faculty in medicine, mechanical and biomedical engineering, neuroscience, psychology, physiology, nutrition, and public health. The Department of Kinesiology and Health Education has a robust undergraduate and graduate program and is committed to an intellectually diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and are seeking candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and excellence. Through the College of Education’s Reimagine Education initiative, our signature impacts guide our research, teaching, and service.

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The College of Education shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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