University of Texas at San Antonio Assistant Professor - Special Education in San Antonio, Texas

Title of Position Assistant Professor - Special Education

Requisition Number TT20170049P

Department Posting Name Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching

Location Main Campus

Recruitment Type External

Position Type This is a Tenure Track Faculty, benefits eligible position

Grant Funded? No

Hours per week 40

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked

Days and times vary upon teaching hours.

If Temporary, Ending Date

Recruiting Rate Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes

Pay Basis Salary

Required Education Doctoral Degree

Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No

Preferred Education

Field of Study

Assistant Professor Level in Special Education.

MS Office Experience Required Word, Outlook

Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? No

Other Computer and Software Skills Required


Experience and Other Skills Required

  1. Earned doctorate in Special Education or closely related field or will have doctorate in special education or related field completed by August 15, 2018.

  2. Evidence of research agenda.

  3. Professional experience working with students with disabilities in a K-12 inclusive classroom; and

  4. Professional interest or experience with, and knowledge of, students from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No

Other Skills Preferred

  1. Expertise in bilingual special education, assistive technology, disability studies, or applied behavior analysis.

  2. Publishing in professional journals.

  3. University teaching experience.

  4. Teaching certification in special education.

Description of Job Duties

  1. Responsibilities include teaching day, evening, and online classes at the 1604 and UTSA Downtown Campuses in academic programs leading to bachelor’s degrees in interdisciplinary studies, master’s degrees in education, doctoral degrees in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching, and in professional licensure programs for teachers.

  2. Primary responsibility for the supervision of students in field-based practica.

  3. Conducting and publishing scholarly research.

  4. Advising students and supervisor master’s thesis.

  5. Advising doctoral students and supervising dissertations, developing grant applications and proposals for the external support of research and teacher preparation in special education.

  6. Providing service to the department, college, university, community, and profession.

Posting Open Date 10/26/2017

Posting Close Date at midnight on

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: Qualified candidates must submit: 1. Letter of Application addressing the above position required (and any preferred) qualifications. 2. Current curriculum vitae. 3. Copies of official or unofficial transcripts from terminal degree institution. 5. Research Plan/Agenda (1-2 page description) 6. Representative Publication: published or submitted peer-reviewed articles (1-3 articles). 7. Teaching/learning philosophy statement (1-2 pages)

Note 2: Committee will begin review of completed applications immediately and will continue until November 27, 2017. Applications must include all required components to be considered. All applicants must apply via the Streamlined Applicant Referral Systems (STARS: Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Mari Cortez, Chair, Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching, The University of Texas at San Antonio (

Note 3: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 4: UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 5. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

Note 6: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.