Assistant/Associate Professor

Durham County, North Carolina
May 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details

Position Information


Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor Position Number 617176 Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time Tenure Track Yes FTE   If time limited, duration date   Position Overview


Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The NCCU School of Education offers undergraduate, graduate, licensure and professional development programs. The School of Education offers traditional, classroom-based instruction as well as instruction via the internet and teleconferencing. Faculty and staff bring diverse knowledge and experience, provide students with a unique learning experience; teach in small classroom size for easier access to each other and their instructors; and employ the latest technology.

Primary Purpose of Position

This faculty member will be responsible for providing academic instruction to Curriculum and Instruction undergraduate and graduate students and will teach on-campus and online undergraduate and graduate students in the Curriculum and Instruction Department, supervise students, and advise students, in addition to participating in scholarly activities and service to the University.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful candidate will have specific experience and knowledge in teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses and clinical supervision in Special Education with an emphasis in visual impairment. Candidates should be able to demonstrate potential for research, scholarly work, and service/community. Excellent verbal and written skills are a must.

Minimum Education/Experience

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Special Education or a related field with primary specialization in visual impairment. Candidates who are ABD will also be considered. Candidate must have a valid teaching license in visual impairment or be eligible to receive one. Applicants should have demonstrated potential for scholarly publication and successful teaching at the university level. Preference will be given to applicants committed to preparing teachers for culturally diverse populations, and those with expertise and teaching experience with K-12 special education students with visual impairments. ACVREP certification in at least one other area (Orientation and Mobility, Vision Rehabilitation Therapy, Low Vision Rehabilitation, Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist) is desirable.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation

NCDPI certification in K-12 Special Education,, or be eligible for K-12 such license or certification.

Equal Opportunity Employer

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Posting Detail Information


Posting Number EPA00901P Open Date 05/10/2017 Date desired for closing or initial review   Close Date   Open Until Filled Yes Date Position Available 07/03/2017 Special Instructions to Applicants

Finalist will be required to submit official transcript and submit to a background investigation.

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