Adjunct Faculty - Literacy
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Job Title Adjunct Faculty - Literacy
Department College of Education
The College of Education at the University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB)
invites applicants for the position of Adjunct Faculty for Literacy
courses. Our undergraduate literacy courses are all taught face-to-face on
campus. Our MA in Literacy, with Reading Specialist Certification, program
courses are all online.
Adjuncts with a master's degree with at least 18 hours of graduate credits in
literacy can teach at the undergraduate level. Adjuncts with a doctorate in
literacy can teach at the graduate level. Adjuncts with a reading specialist
certification can serve as a field supervisor. Duties for a field supervisor
include mentoring program candidates during the Practicum experiences through
engaging in POP (pre-observation, observation, post-observation) cycles and
offering experience-informed feedback and coaching.
Associated duties include, but may not be limited to, completing state-of-
Texas required training, utilizing university-required, compliance-related
forms and processes, and attending twice-a-year Field Supervisor meetings.
Ideally, we are looking for candidates who can fulfill all three roles.
However, applicants who can only fulfill one of those roles are still
encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit the required application and upload the following: a
cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a copy of their current educator's
certificate showing the required certification endorsement area(s).
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee
performance. If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation
within three (3) days of the hire date to establish their identity and
employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement
2. The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
3. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
4. EOE, including disability/vets.
5. UTPB participates in e-Verify.
1. All candidates must possess a valid/current state-issued educator's
certificate (Texas or other state).
2. All candidates must have a Master's degree in literacy or related field
from an accredited university with at least 18 hours in literacy.
3. To teach at the graduate level, candidates must have a doctorate in
literacy or a related field from an accredited college or university.
4. To be a field supervisor, candidates must have a reading specialist
certification and have at least 3 years of successful experience in the role
for which the certification and/or MA candidate is preparing (reading
1. Successful experience teaching at the post-secondary level, preferably
with assignment to literacy courses.
2. Successful experience teaching online.
Posting Number F147P
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
Public Job Posting
Internal Job Posting
What is the highest level of education attained?
High School Diploma
How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
Are you a current employee of the university?
Documents Needed To Apply
List of References
Letter of Recommendation