Adjunct, Instructor Field Experience, Urban Education

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Adjunct, Instructor Field Experience, Urban Education - (ADJ000409) Instructor Field Experience, Urban Ed Department Name:D0012 Urban Education 


 The University of Houston-Downtown Department of Urban Education is seeking applications for adjunct Field Experience Instructors. This is a part-time position with a 3-credit hour teaching load per regular semester with students in the BAIS-Interdisciplinary Studies degree program (a 6 hr. course load may be possible). Candidate is expected to participate in the department’s field-based program supervising the fieldwork component for students in various certification programs (EC-6, 4-8, and 7-12). Candidates must have flexible daytime availability to conduct field-based observations.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with campus personnel in local independent school districts partnering with the department
  • Teaches face-to-face meetings in support of fieldwork in which students are engaged
  • Provides online support to students engaged in fieldwork experiences
  • Observes students teaching lessons on a partner campus and provide verbal and written feedback
  • Be available to observe students teaching lessons during normal school hours




  • Holds a current valid Texas Educator certification
  • Minimum of an earned Master’s Degree
  • Candidate is expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

  • A current Texas Mid-Management or Principal’s Certificate 
  • Administration experience in public schools 


About University of Houston Downtown


The University of Houston-Downtown is a comprehensive four-year university offering bachelor’s and selected master’s degree programs and providing strong academic and career preparation as well as life-long learning opportunities. Located in the heart of the city, the University reflects the diversity of the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, and, through its academic programs, engages with the community to address the needs and advance the development of the region. UHD is an inclusive community dedicated to integrating teaching, service, and scholarly research to develop students’ talents and prepare them for success in a dynamic global society. UHD draws students from throughout the Greater Houston area. UHD is considered one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions in the southwest, a distinction that indicates the student body accurately reflects the Houston community's wealth of cultures, languages and nationalities. The University offers all students a specially tailored opportunity for quality higher education, as well as small classes.  UHD employs over 1,100 faculty and staff. 


Since opening its doors in 1974, UHD has grown in mission and service, and now offers baccalaureate degrees in 44 areas and eight master's degree programs. Over 14,000 students attend classes in five colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences and Technology; and University College. UHD boasts over 51,000 alumni and is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution.  As one of the four distinct and separate components of the University of Houston System, UHD offers educational opportunities and access to students from a variety of backgrounds, including many first-generation college students, students who work full- or part-time, students with additional family obligations, and students who transfer from community colleges and other higher education institutions. The University of Houston System is a public system of higher education that includes three other universities in addition to UHD—the University of Houston , UH-Clear Lake and UH-Victoria . 

Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Unofficial Transcripts, Teaching Philosophy or Statement

: Part-time
Job Posting
: Oct 27, 2020, 8:39:03 AM

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External

: Ongoing

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