The University of Texas at Tyler
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College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Positions


Job Title: Senior Lecturer in English
Department: Department of Literature and Languages

Status: Active

The Department of Literature and Languages at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a position of Senior Lecturer in English on a nine-month, renewable contract starting in Fall 2019.  Required credentials include Ph.D. (by the date of employment) in English or Rhetoric/Composition and experience of writing instruction at the college level.  Desirable credentials include digital rhetoric, data analysis, and multimodal writing.  A background in world literature before the 1780s and/or linguistics is preferable.  Responsibilities include teaching all levels and genres of writing, rhetoric, and occasionally literature as well as curriculum development and service.  Teaching load is 4/4.

Tyler is located 90 miles east of Dallas in the scenic Piney Woods area of East Texas.  As the cultural center of East Texas, Tyler is a region with over one million people and boasts many amenities such as museums, a planetarium, a ballet, a symphony orchestra, and a renowned performing arts center.  One of the 14 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service.  More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 10,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

To apply: send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, (unofficial) transcript, and contact information of three references to the UT Tyler employment portal:  https://zahr-prd-candidate-ada.utshare.utsystem.edu/psp/ZAHRPRDADA/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL/?tab=PAPP_GUEST&SiteId=12. For information, please visit our website: https://www.uttyler.edu/litlang/.  Review will begin on January 21, 2019 and end when the position is filled.

The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  This is a security sensitive position.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.


Job Title: Chair of the Department of Communication, Professor
Department: Department of Communication

Status: Active

The College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Texas at Tyler seeks a qualified candidate for appointment as Chair of the Department of Communication. Responsibilities included leadership of the faculty in developing, maintaining, and enhancing undergraduate and graduate curricula; implementation of departmental budget, personnel, and fund-raising policies and goals; participation in faculty, student, and community affairs; teaching in the area of expertise as appropriate; continued personal scholarly and professional activity; leading departmental efforts in recruitment, and retention of faculty and students; and leadership in enhancing faculty productivity, creativity and research.

Qualifications: The college seeks candidates who possess the following required qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent in one of the areas represented in the department (please visit www.uttyler.edu/communication/); a significant publication record and/or record of other appropriate creative activity; and teaching and professional activity to warrant appointment to a rank of Full Professor with tenure.  A qualified candidate will have a demonstrated ability to build trust through collaborative decision-making with internal and external constituencies, embracing shared governance, and commitment to academic freedom; and a willingness to develop dynamic philanthropic fundraising skills by collaborating with College Advancement staff to acquire support from public and private sources.

Application Materials: Each application should include 1) a letter of interest, 2) a curriculum vita, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a statement of research/creative accomplishments, interests, and plans, and 5) the names and contact information of at least three references.

Application Information: Review of applications will begin on November 9, 2018, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Qualified candidates may apply at https://zahr-prd-candidate-ada.utshare.utsystem.edu/psp/ZAHRPRDADA/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&SiteId-12&JobOpeningId=4105&PostingSeq=1.

The University of Texas at Tyler is a rapidly growing university of around 10,000 students located on a 200-acre wooded campus in Tyler, Texas, 95 miles east of Dallas.  Tyler, with a population of a little over 100,000, is the East Texas regional center for healthcare, higher education, and economic development.

The University of Texas at Tyler Department of Communication offers bachelor's degrees in mass communication and speech communication/communication studies and a Master of Arts degree in communication.  Each program is tailored to the student's specific interest and abilities.

  • The UT Tyler bachelor of arts/bachelor of science degree program in mass communication prepares students for a career in multimedia news reporting and editing, public relations, integrated marketing or other form of specialized communication, or to pursue graduate studies.
  • Students in UT Tyler's speech communication/communication studies BA/BS degree program develop communication skills well-suited to the professional workplace or the pursuit of graduate studies.
  • The UT Tyler MA degree in communication focuses on instruction in two areas - journalism and speech communication/communication studies.

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

 

 


Job Title: Director of Forensics (Debate Coach)/Lecturer in Communication Studies
Department: Department of Communication

Status: Active

The Department of Communication at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of lecturer beginning in Fall 2019. A Mater's degree in Communication required. The successful candidate will be qualified to coach an intercollegiate Parliamentary (NPDA/NPTE) debate program, with complimentary knowledge of CEDA/NDT; to teach in the undergraduate program; and to advise students. Primary area of instruction would be in Communication Studies and could include rhetoric and public address, business and professional speaking, organizational communication, sports communication, health communication, research methods, and the area(s) of the candidate's teaching or research interest. Experience teaching Health Communication courses highly desirable.

Evidence of service to past programs and college as well as experience with the implementation of or teaching within an online or hybrid program a plus.  Research and publication in Health Communication a plus.

For full consideration, please submit (electronically) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references to Search Committee, Department of Communication at escheinfeld@uttyler.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Texas at Tyler is a rapidly growing university located on a 200-acre wooded campus in Tyler, Texas, 95 miles east of Dallas.  Tyler is the East Texas regional center for health care, higher education, and economic development.  The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.  The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Title: Assistant Professor position in Communication Studies
Department: Department of Communication

Status: Active

The Department of Communication at the University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment beginning Fall 2019.  Ph.D. in Communication, or closely-related field required (ABD considered). Successful candidates will be qualified to teach courses in the undergraduate program and graduate program as needed and to advise students.  Primary area of instruction would be in Communication Studies and could include rhetoric and public address, business and professional speaking, small group communication, intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, organizational communication, sports communication, health communication, research methods, and the area(s) of the candidate's teaching or research interest.  Experience in teaching Health Communication courses highly desirable.

Scholarship:  Candidates must also be able to demonstrate the potential for producing and maintaining a record of publishable research in the field.  Research in Health Communication a plus.

For full consideration, please submit (electronically) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references to Search Committee, Department of Communication at dcali@uttyler.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Texas at Tyler is a rapidly growing university located on a 200-acrea wooded campus in Tyler, Texas, 95 miles east of Dallas.  Tyler is the East Texas regional center for health care, higher education, and economic development.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.  The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 


Job Title: Assistant Professor position in Mass Communication
Department: Department of Communication

Status: Active

The Department of communication at The University of Texas at Tyler invites application for a tenure track assistant professor appointment beginning Fall 2019. Ph.D. in journalism, communication, or closely-related field required (ABD considered). Successful candidates will be qualified to teach courses in the areas of journalism/public relations sequences as assigned. Successful applicants will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise students.

Required: Experience and ability to teach video production and editing, audio production and editing, television studio production (including all crew/technical positions), media writing, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe AfterEffects and/or Motion Graphics, and Audacity.

Desired:  Experience using/teaching new media production techniques and apps, Adobe Suite applications, especially Photoshop, and digital still photography/photojournalism.  Experience in teaching Health Communication courses highly desirable.

Scholarship:  Candidates must also be able to demonstrate the potential for producing and maintaining a record of publishable and/or creative research in the field.  Research in Health Communication a plus.

For full consideration, please submit (electronically) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, links to video/audio production portfolio and photography portfolio, unofficial transcripts, and names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references to Search Committee, Department of Communication at mmatthews@uttyler.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Texas at Tyler is a rapidly growing university located on a 200-acre wooded campus in Tyler, Texas, 95 miles east of Dallas.  Tyler is the East Texas regional center for health care, higher education, and economic development.  The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.  The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Title: Lecturer
Department: Department of Biology

Status: Active

The Department of Biology at The University of Texas at Tyler is seeking a 9-month, non-tenure-track lecturer.  The candidate would teach non-majors courses in Anatomy and Physiology, Introduction to Microbiology, and Introduction to Life Sciences.  S/he is expected to have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and mentoring.  Participation in departmental, college, and university committees and advising is expected.  Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence.

M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant field, with evidence of effective teaching and other communication skills.  Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is highly desirable.

The Department of Biology offers a stimulating intellectual environment and has an excellent reputation in research and teaching.  The department consists of twelve tenured and tenure-track faculty members and three lecturers.  A new expansion with state-of-the-art research and teaching labs has just been completed along with renovation of all existing teaching labs.  For additional information, please visit www.uttyler.edu/biology.

Tyler is located 90 miles east of Dallas in the scenic Piney Woods area of East Texas.  Tyler is the cultural center of East Texas, a region with over one million people, and boasts many amenities such as museums, a planetarium, a ballet, a symphony orchestra, and a renowned performing arts center.  One of the 14 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service.  More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 10,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

Please include (as a single PDF file) a) cover letter; b) detailed curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and d) evidence of teaching effectiveness.  Additionally, please arrange to have 3 reference letters sent to:  Dr. Stephanie Daugherty, Chair, Lecturer Search Committee, Department of Biology, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler 75799.  E-mail: sdaugherty@uttyler.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.  Start date is negotiable.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to legally work in the United States.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215 which authorizes employer to obtain criminal history record information. The University of Texas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Title: Assistant Professor, Genomics, Bioinformatics
Department: Department of Biology

Status: Active

The Department of Biology at The University of Texas at Tyler is seeking a 9-month, tenure-track position in genomics/bioinformatics. The candidate should strengthen on of the two major research areas of the Department - ecology/evolutionary biology or biomedical sciences/molecular biology.  They will be required to establish a strong, extramurally funded research program in his/her area of expertise. S/he is also expected to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and mentoring.  Participation in departmental college, and university committees and outreach programs is expected.  Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record of collaborative research.

Ph.D. in a relevant field with postdoctoral experience in genomics/bioinformatics, (ii) Demonstrated research creativity, productivity, and grantsmanship, (iii) Ability to develop a strong, extramurally-funded research program, (iv) Demonstrated record of collaborative research, (v) Evidence of effective teaching and other communication skills, and (vi) Teaching experience at undergraduate or graduate levels is highly desirable.

The Department of Biology offers a stimulating intellectual environment and has an excellent reputation in research and teaching.  The Department consists of twelve tenured and tenure-track faculty members and three lecturers.  Research in the Department is in diverse sub-disciplines, including genomics, population genetics, evolution, ecology, neurobiology, microbiology, molecular biology, and physiology.  Research seminars by invited speakers are held weekly.  A new expansion with state-of-the-art research and teaching labs has just been completed along with renovation of all existing teaching labs.  Three large and sophisticated walk-in environmental chambers are available for research and a computer lab connects UT Tyler to the Texas Advanced Computer Center via a 10 Gb internet connection.  For additional information, please visit www.uttyler.edu/biology

Tyler is located 90 miles east of Dallas in the scenic Piney Woods area of East Texas.  Tyler is the cultural center of East Texas, a region with over one million people, and boasts many amenities such as museums, a planetarium, a ballet, a symphony orchestra, and a renowned performing arts center.  One of the 14 campuses of the UT System.  UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service.  More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 10,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

Please includes (as a single PDF file) a) cover letter; b) detailed curriculum vitae; c) statement of research interests and professional goals; d) statement of teaching interests and philosophy; e) reprints of 3 relevant publications.  Additionally, please arrange to have 3 reference letters sent to:  Dr. Josh Banta, Chair, Genomics/Bioinformatics Search Committee, Department of Biology, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75799. E-mail: jbanta@uttyler.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.  Start date is negotiable.  The position is subject to availability of funding.

The University of Texas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to legally work in the United States.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215 which authorizes employer to obtain criminal history record information.  The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Title: Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Department: Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Status: Active

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry position beginning Fall 2019. A Ph.D. in any sub-discipline of chemistry is required with knowledge of fermentation science. Postdoctoral and/or fermentation experience is preferred. The successful applicant must demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level and to establishing a vigorous externally funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants with research interests in any area of chemistry are welcome. For more information, please visit us on the web at www.uttyler.edu.

Please submit a single PDF file containing a cover letter, current CV, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and a research proposal with potential student involvement to tshtoyko@uttyler.edu. Separately, please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the same email address. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Title: Biochemistry Tenure-Track Position
Department: Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Status: Active

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Biochemistry beginning Fall 2019. A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Medicinal Chemistry is required. Postdoctoral experience is required. The successful applicant must demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level and to establishing a vigorous externally funded research program involving undergraduates and graduate students. Applicants with research interests in any area of biochemistry are welcome. For more information, please visit us on the web at www.uttyler.edu.

Please submit a single PDF file containing a cover letter, current CV, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and a research proposal with potential student involvement note to tshtoyko@uttyler.edu. Separately, please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the same email address. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.  The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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