Associate Professor or Full Professor and Department Chair

Job description

Position Number 001380

Functional Title Associate Professor or Full Professor and Department Chair

Position Type Department Chairs

Position Summary

In addition to typical faculty responsibilities, the chair position provides collaborative leadership in program development; coordinates promotion and tenure and other personnel issues; works with state and national accreditation agencies; represents the department at School and University levels; collaborates with other departments; identifies relevant opportunities for outreach activities with schools, community agencies, local colleges and universities; enhances recruitment of a diverse student body, Department faculty and staff; advances alumni relations; manages budgets and course schedules; leads strategic planning and program evaluation; and oversees various data-gathering reporting activities.

Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate in special education, birth to kindergarten (early childhood); and/or professions within the deaf community is required. Other requirements include: a broad knowledge of and demonstrated experience in one or more of Department-related fields; an in-depth understanding of various disability lenses, rights and laws; demonstrated competence in research and scholarship, teaching, securing external funding, and administration; and demonstrated commitment to access, equity and inclusion. Candidates with experience in one or both of the following areas will be viewed favorably: working with undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs and distance education.

Preferred Qualifications

We seek a colleague with excellent collaboration and leadership skills who has a demonstrated record of success in research and scholarship, professional service, external funding, effective teaching and supervision, and administrative experience commensurate with appointment as an Associate or a Full Professor with tenure. This is a 10-month appointment.

Tenure Status Tenure

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is successfully filled. Candidates should send electronically: (1) a letter of application that addresses stated responsibilities and qualifications, (2) official transcripts from doctoral work, (3) current vitae, and (4) the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three or more references to Dr. Jewell Cooper, Chair of the SES Search Committee and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Services in the School of Education.

Recruitment Range Competitive

Org #-Department Specialized Education Services - 12017

Job Open Date 10/17/2018

For Best Consideration Date 11/30/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 10

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3
  4. Research Statement
  5. Other Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
    • Yes
    • No

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Posted: 11/1/2018
Application Due: 12/18/2018
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