This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position responsible for contributing significantly to Stephen F. Austin State University’s undergraduate and/or graduate programs through teaching, scholarship/creative accomplishment and service. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the chair.
1. Performs an equivalent of eight teaching units of work during the regular academic year; reduction of teaching load through reassignment of duties is possible under certain circumstances. 2. Engages in research/scholarly/creative and service activities at levels that are appropriate to faculty rank and departmental tenure/merit criteria. 3. Provides services to the university and the profession. 4. Participates in promotion review of lower-ranked faculty members within the department. 5. When tenured, participates in tenure review of candidates for tenure. 6. May conduct supplemental instructional activities such as independent studies, internships, advising and thesis/dissertation supervision.
1. May receive course load reassignment when assigned administrative duties in support of the department/college/university. 2. May receive course load reassignment when assigned to prepare course material during the first semester/year when included as part of initial contract. 3. May receive course load reassignment when approved to conduct research/scholarly/creative accomplishment and service which exceed normal expectations. 4. May supervise the work of student and/or graduate assistants. 5. May serve on departmental, college and university committees. 6. Performs other related duties as assigned.
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
1. Extensive knowledge in the field in which the individual will be teaching. 2. Ability to effectively teach undergraduate and/or graduate students. 3. Ability and commitment to conduct research and/or scholarly/creative accomplishments and service. 4. Ability to work within a collaborative faculty environment. 5. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. 6. Ability to work effectively and patiently with students.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
Internal Number: F2019-113
About Stephen F. Austin State University
Stephen F. Austin State University is a public institution that was founded in 1923. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,985, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 430 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Stephen F. Austin State University's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities West, 75. Its in-state tuition and fees are $10,287 (2018-19); out-of-state tuition and fees are $22,737 (2018-19).
Stephen F. Austin State University is a comprehensive institution dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative work, and service. Through the personal attention of our faculty and staff, we engage our students in a learner-centered environment and offer opportunities to prepare for the challenges of living in the global community.
The student-faculty ratio at Stephen F. Austin State University is 19:1, and the school has 30.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Stephen F. Austin State University include: Information not available. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71 percent.
Stephen F. Austin State University... has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,985, with a gender distribution of 37 percent male students and 63 percent female students. At this school, 43 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 57 percent of students live off campus. In sports, Stephen F. Austin State University is part of the NCAA I.