Professor/Associate Professor of Education and Research

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 004839
Working Title Professor/Associate Professor of Education and Research
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College College of Education (Col)
Department Educational Leadership
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Educational Leadership has 20 full-time faculty members with specializations in educational research, higher education, instructional systems technology, school administration, and educational leadership. We seek a faculty colleague to join a high-achieving, dynamic, and collaborative College of Education and Department faculty that is committed to the positive development of professionals through Equity, Engagement, and Excellence.

The College strives to develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity among students and colleagues; therefore, we encourage applications from professionals who can help us achieve this goal. Individuals with disabilities, members of minority groups, and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Cato College of Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is pleased to invite distinguished educational scholars for Professor/Associate Professor of Education and Research. This full-time and tenure-eligible interdisciplinary position will begin August 15, 2018.

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in education or a closely related discipline from an accredited university, and hold a rank of Associate or Full Professor.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to secure external funding, an extensive record of research productivity, ability to lead research/evaluation teams, mentor doctoral students and faculty, teach at the college/university level, present at national and international conferences, and advocate for the College and educational research at a national level.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

We seek a faculty colleague with a clear record of leadership in research to join a high-achieving, dynamic, and collaborative College of Education whose vision is to be a national leader in educational equity through excellence and engagement.

The College is committed to preparing highly effective and ethical professionals who have a positive impact on children, youth, families, communities, and schools and who are successful in urban and other diverse settings. Professional education programs at UNC Charlotte include preparation programs for teachers, administrators, counselors, and child and family development professionals at undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels.

The College strives to develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity among students and colleagues; therefore, we encourage applications from professionals who can help us achieve this goal.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications

N/A

Special Notes to Applicants

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:

1. A cover letter that describes how the applicant’s professional qualifications relate to the responsibilities of the position and a concise statement of research agenda
2. A current and complete curriculum vita
3. Unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degree programs completed
4. Names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and email addresses of five references
5. Three samples of data-based publications within the last 5 years.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017

For additional information or informal inquiries, contact Dr. Sandra Dika, Co-Chair, Search Committee at sdika@uncc.edu.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 10/13/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin 11/01/2017
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

Jae Hoon Lim, Associate Professor, Research Methods, Email: jhlim@uncc.edu or Phone: 704-687-8864.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Contact Information for References
  5. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 2
  2. Other Document 3