Texas A&M University Associate/Professor, Bilingual Education in San Antonio, Texas

Job Title

Associate/Professor, Bilingual Education


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department Of Educator & Leadership Preparation

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The College of Education & Human Development, Department of Educator & Leadership Preparation, seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning Fall 2018. The appointment is for an Associate / Full Professor in Bilingual Education and responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Bilingual and ESL education while working collaboratively with faculty to build a comprehensive educator preparation program supporting diverse populations. The supervision of field-based students and/or student teachers as well as teaching of courses at multiple sites with alternative scheduling is possible. Collaborative work with Program faculty in assessment of bilingual education students’ oral and literacy proficiency skills in the areas of speaking, listening, writing and reading. Mentorship is essential in addition to the involvement in campus activities and other responsibilities as deemed necessary. An active service and research agendas with publications and conference presentations are necessary as well as practitioner experience in educator preparation and certification. Quality and sustained performance will be expected in teaching, student mentorship, community service and active University committee participation.

The candidate:

  • will pursue external funding.

  • is able to teach different course formats (face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses.

  • will have a strong background and teach in bilingual/ESL teacher certification program and graduate level Bilingual/ ESL program. Particularly, the candidate will be able to integrate Bilingual and English Language principles and theories into core content subjects, such as Science and Math.

  • will possess a strong background in the development of literacy for Linguistic diverse students.

  • will communicate positively and effectively with multiple stakeholders, including those with diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.

  • will work collaboratively with program faculty, mentorship, maintaining active research agenda, and service the program, department, university, and community and will demonstrate an ability to work collegially.

Education & Experience:

  • Ph. D. or Ed.D. in Bilingual Education or closely related field (i.e., Curriculum & Instruction with a cognate in Bilingual/ESL Education).

  • 3 + years of experience of teaching experience in a bilingual Ec-6th grade setting

  • Bilingual teaching certificate (English and Spanish)

  • University teaching and supervisory experience within a field-based program.

  • Scholarship, teaching, and service correlated with an appointment of associate or full professorship.


  • Bilingual teaching certificate (English and Spanish)


  • Fluent in both Spanish and English

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html.

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the application, or manually complete the application fields.

FACULTY Application Process:

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:


Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the application, or manually complete the application fields.

IMPORTANT: Your application is not complete unless you upload the following:

1) Cover Letter

2) Curriculum Vitae

3) Statement of Research Agenda

5) Unofficial Transcripts

You will upload these document on the MY EXPERIENCE tab. Use the UPLOAD prompt button for each required document.

Review of applicants will begin immediately.Prior to issuing a letter of appointment finalist (and only finalist) will be required to submit three original letters of recommendation less than one-year-old and bearing the writer's actual signature, as well as official transcripts from each degree-granting institution and they must be received directly by the College of Education & Human Development.

Please send materials to:

Search Committee Chair-Bilingual Educationc/o Ana HernandezTexas A&M University-San AntonioDepartment of Educator and Leadership PreparationOne University WaySan Antonio, TX 78224E-mail: ana.hernandez@tamusa.edu(E-scripts and E-recommendations will be considered IF emailed directly to ana.hernandez@tamusa.edu)If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is one of the fastest growing universities in both the Texas A&M University System and the state. The University, which had operated as an upper-division institution since 2009, welcomed its inaugural class of 505 first-year students in August 2016.

With student enrollment over 5,500, A&M-San Antonio is quickly expanding to fill the grounds of its 700-acre campus in South San Antonio. Due to the rapid growth, the University’s footprint is transforming with the construction of a new residence hall, Esperanza Hall which will be operational in Fall 2017 and the anticipated addition of a Science and Technology Building in Spring 2017.

A&M-San Antonio proudly offers 25 undergraduate degrees and 11 graduate programs with the lowest undergraduate tuition in the area. The University’s core values of “Excellence, Student Focused, Audacious, Opportunity and Collaborative” provide a foundation for its world-class faculty to inspire graduates to be lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. A&M-San Antonio will continue growing as an economic and social catalyst while becoming nationally recognized for student and academic success.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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