Teaching Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology

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Vacancy Type Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Teaching Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range $60,000 Position Number 00107622 Work Schedule Varies based on course schedule. Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00 FTE Department 131101 - Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Department Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Job City & State Raleigh, NC Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The NC State College of Education leads the way in North Carolina in preparing professionals, conducting research, and engaging communities to improve educational outcomes for all learners across the state and beyond. With two-thirds of its faculty engaged in over 120 funded research projects, the college ranks No. 1 in education research productivity in North Carolina and among the Top 8 percent of public colleges of education in the nation. Faculty address society’s most pressing educational challenges and convert their research to action and innovative solutions that transform teaching and learning environments across the lifespan, with particular strengths in improving technology-enhanced learning and teaching in STEM education and literacy; increasing diversity, equity and access in education; and innovating leadership development.

The college is composed of three academic departments: Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education; and Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, with approximately 100 faculty members and 92 support and professional staff. The college’s 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students study across 60-plus degree programs that deliver highly-engaged and personalized academic experiences that prepare them to lead in the field of education.

The Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS) advances education through scholarship, leadership, and advocacy. Faculty in TELS prepare professionals who are committed to equity and social justice, have deep content knowledge, demonstrate strong working knowledge of effective pedagogies, and realize the potential of digital technologies to enhance learning.

Essential Job Duties

The Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS) invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology. This is a one-year appointment with an expected teaching load of four courses per semester.

We are seeking a strong teacher educator with experience in developmental science, diversity/equity, and teacher education who can contribute to the preparation of teacher educators and educational psychology professionals at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in educational psychology and general teacher education. The ideal candidate would have experience teaching at the K-12 level and experience in curriculum development.

The department anticipates multiple hires.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Creating syllabus prior to the first class; teaching each class section; creating and presenting course activities to student; grading assignments, providing written feedback to students in a timely fashion, and determining final course grade; holding office hours; meeting with Program Coordinator and/or Department Head regarding instruction if needed; other duties that relate to the course(s) being taught.

Minimum Education/Experience

PhD in educational psychology or a related field.

Strong methodological training in research, developmental science, diversity/equity, and curriculum development.

Departmental Required Skills

A commitment to diversity, social justice, and collaboration.

Scholarship and successful record of external funding in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences commensurate with rank.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Experience teaching in a teacher education and/or literacy education program or department which trains teachers.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please attach curriculum vitae/resume, a cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

Job Open Date 06/20/2019 Anticipated Closing Date Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 08/16/2019 AA/EOE

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

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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    Posted: 6/21/2019
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