Clinical Assistant Professor (2 positions)

The Department of Teaching and Learning in The Simmons School of Education and Human Development invites nominations and applications for 2 full-time, non-tenured Clinical Assistant Professor positions. Our department has specializations in areas such as STEM, mathematics, special education, bilingual education, ESL, and literacy, along with educator certification programs and a TFA partnership. SMU is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty dedicated to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Clinical Assistant Professor in Teacher Education. Qualifications include a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching, and a respect for diversity in the school communities we serve. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in education or an education-related field and a minimum of three years teaching and/or administrative experience in a pre-K-12 setting. Position number 00053614.

Clinical Assistant Professor in Montessori and Early Childhood Education. Qualifications include a minimum of three years experience in Montessori education, preferably including early education (pre-K through 3rd) in the public sector. Candidates should have an advanced degree in education or an education-related field. Primary responsibilities include developing partnerships in the community; supporting the Montessori Specialization program; increasing participation on early childhood services advisory boards; writing grants; and teaching graduate courses. Position number 00053817.

Applicants interested in the Teacher Education position should apply here: Applicants interested in the Montessori and Early Childhood Education position should apply here: Applications should include: 1) letter of application detailing interests and qualifications for the position, 2) a current vita, 3) official graduate transcripts, and 4) three confidential letters of recommendation.

Questions can be addressed to the search committee chairs at, reference the associated position number. Candidates may submit website links, CDs, and/or DVDs that showcase samples of their work. All digital material/files/media must be fully functioning on both PC and Mac platforms. We encourage digital applications. All files should be saved to smallest size. To retain font and formatting integrity, save documents in .pdf format. Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly from the author through the Interfolio website.

To ensure full consideration for the position, please apply by February 10, 2017. The committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled and will notify applicants of the employment decision after the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

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