Assistant Professor of Higher Education

Job description

Position Number 001379

Functional Title Assistant Professor of Higher Education

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

UNCG School of Education is a vibrant and inclusive learning community that embodies access, equity, diversity, cultural relevance, and collaboration in teaching, research, service, and community engagement. Our programs offer real-world knowledge to prepare students to be successful professionals.

The Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is seeking a collaborative colleague in the field of higher education/student affairs administration to fill a tenure stream position at the Assistant Professor level. This is a nine-month/year position.

Responsibilities: Provide instruction in the master's level program in student affairs administration in higher education and with potential to teach in the doctoral program in higher education. In addition, responsibilities will include advising master's and doctoral students, participating in doctoral dissertation committees, actively pursuing research or scholarly endeavors, being active in professional organizations related to higher education, and serving on department, School of Education, and university committees.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctorate in higher education, student personnel administration, or closely related field (by start date) is required. Initial record of scholarly publications and engagement in professional service is required. College teaching (particularly at the graduate level) and willingness to serve on doctoral committees is desirable. Administrative experience in student affairs or a closely related area and expertise in quantitative research methodology is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Earned doctorate in higher education, student personnel administration, or closely related field is required. Record of scholarly publications and evidence of professional service and engagement is required. College teaching (particularly at the graduate level) is desirable. Administrative experience in student affairs or a closely related area is required. Successful experience advising doctoral students at the dissertation stage and expertise in quantitative research methodology is highly desirable. Interest in leadership theories, organizational theories in higher education, or gender issues (as areas for teaching) is desirable.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin March 25, 2018 and will continue until the position is successfully filled. Candidates will submit their applications for Position # (*) electronically through UNCGjobsearch ). Application materials include: (1) a letter of application that addresses stated responsibilities and qualifications; (2) current vita and (3) names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three or more potential references. For more information, contact Dr. Laura M. Gonzalez, Associate Professor of Higher Education and Co-Chair of the HED Search Committee, at [email protected]

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur when an applicants is being considered for the interview process.

UNCG is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant.

Recruitment Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Org #-Department Teacher Education-Higher Education - 12006

Job Open Date 03/09/2018

For Best Consideration Date 03/25/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

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    Posted: 5/10/2018
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