Assistant Professor, Multicultural Education

University of Houston–Clear Lake

United States

March 1, 2022


Assistant Professor, Multicultural Education


The Department of Counseling, Special Education and Diversity (CSED) at the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Multicultural Education for Spring 2022.

Coursework in multicultural education is required of all undergraduate students seeking teaching certification. At the graduate level, several education programs require multicultural education coursework. Additionally, a master's degree in multicultural studies is offered with a variety of areas of specialization such as multicultural education, bilingual education, ESL, and special education. The Studies in Language and Culture program, which houses multicultural education, engages in various service partnerships within our local community.


  • Contribute to the development and growth of the Studies in Language and Culture program.
  • Advise and mentor teacher candidates as well as recruit students to undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Chair and serve on dissertation committees, develop Multicultural Education courses and seek external funding.
  • Establish an appropriate research program which leads to peer reviewed publications, and provide service to the program, university and profession.
  • Integrate theory, scholarly inquiry and evidence-based teaching practices in order to effectively facilitate a student-centric approach to teaching and learning grounded in experiential learning.
  • Qualifications


    1. Earned doctorate in Multicultural Education or related area with a minimum of 18 graduate hours specifically in Multicultural Education.

    2. Bilingual or ESL supplemental certification.

    3. Three years of full-time teaching experience at a public or private school or equivalent experience with students from diverse backgrounds.


    Demonstrated record of undergraduate teaching excellence.

    A strong background of research experiences and a demonstrated record of research and scholarly activity.

    Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    Proficiency in the integration of technology to support teaching and learning.

    Knowledge of theories and pedagogy associated with adult learning.

    Demonstrated effectiveness in serving diverse student populations as well as effectiveness in leadership roles.

    Engagement in professional organizations focused on serving individuals from diverse backgrounds.

    Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement, Evidence of Effective Teaching

    Notes to Applicant:

    Applications are only accepted online through the UHCL Job Opportunities website. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and evidence of teaching excellence. Reference letters will only be required of candidates invited for an on-campus interview. Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. must be provided as condition of employment. A background check and the successful pass of a criminal history record check is required prior to on-campus interviews. The position will be open until filled, with priority given to applications received by March 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately. UHCL reserves the right to extend the search or not fill the position.

    UHCL is currently a bachelors and masters granting university with select doctoral programs. Located adjacent to the NASA-Johnson Space Center, the UHCL campus is set within the scenic Armand Bayou Nature Preserve, about 30 miles from both downtown Houston and Galveston Island. UHCL is proud to be recognized by the U.S. Department of the Interior as a member of the Minority Serving Institutions Program. UHCL is an HSI: Hispanic Serving Institution and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting workplace diversity.


    : Full-time


    : C0046 COE Dean's Office

    Job Posting

    : Sep 11, 2021, 2:38:26 AM

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