Assistant Professor of Instruction
Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson, TX)
April 22, 2024
Starting Date: 
August 1, 2024
Post date: March 26, 2024

     The School of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas is hiring a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Instruction for the fall of 2024.  This position involves teaching four Interdisciplinary Studies courses per semester.  These courses will include environmental studies courses, advanced writing, and upper-division courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.  A Ph.D. in an interdisciplinary field and teaching experience is required.

     We are seeking an instructor who is committed to interdisciplinary approaches, creative pedagogy, and building our programs.  Field of research specialization is open.  Salary is negotiable and includes a full benefits package. 

     The appointment commences for the fall 2024 semester.


     Minimum Education and Experience: Candidates must have a PhD and demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching and service. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals with a range of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are seeking candidates able to deliver high quality teaching using evidence-based practices to effectively engage students from a range of backgrounds and experiences.

The Department/Program/School

     The School of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas provides an environment that allows students to understand and integrate the liberal arts and sciences.  Our programs are specifically designed to allow students to pursue unconventional or innovative combinations of coursework.

Application Instructions 

Applicants should upload the following via the online application:

  • Cover letter and full curriculum vitae summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position;

  • Statement of teaching philosophy describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, teaching and assessment methods, including how these are informed by evidence-based pedagogical practices;

  • Full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.

Priority will be given to completed applications received by March 22, 2024. Reviews will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on April 30, 2024.

Review Begins: 
April 30, 2024

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