At Stephen F. Austin State University, faculty enjoy being part of an open, collaborative and engaged campus that is focused on student learning and student success. Our faculty have an unwavering commitment to excellence in teaching, research and service and are supported in their endeavors to create transformative experiences for students through high-impact, participatory learning approaches. As an institution, we recognize and celebrate the outstanding contributions of our faculty.
Learn more about SFA, our colleges and academic programs, and the resources available to our faculty to see how you can apply your talents and passion to contribute to the outstanding academic experience that we provide our students and to explore the ways in which your work can benefit from joining our community.
SFA offers a variety of career options along with ample opportunities for growth and advancement. Visit the Careers at SFA website to view and apply for current open faculty positions.
Compensation and Benefits
SFA supports its employees by offering a competitive salary and benefits package that includes:
- Insurance (health, dental, vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment, and short-term and long-term disability)
- Retirement (TRS fixed annuity, ORP, and contributions to 403B tax-sheltered annuity and 457 deferred compensation plan)
- Paid time off (holidays, vacation and sick leave)
- Alternative work schedule and compressed work weeks
- Employee scholarship program
- Employee wellness program
- Discounts to employees (including discounted tickets to athletic and performing arts events, discounted recreation center memberships and retail discounts through the ERS discount purchasing program)
- Access to faculty/staff meal plans
- Faculty and staff recognition (tenure and exemplary service)
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