Teaching Assistant Professor

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleTeaching Assistant ProfessorPosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeDependent on Experience or Dependent on QualificationsFull-time/Part-timeFull-Time PermanentIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0002845Posting Open Date07/08/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesProposed Start Date08/15/2019Position Summary

The Environment, Ecology, and Energy Program (E3P) in the College of Arts and Sciences is recruiting an outstanding faculty member at the Teaching Assistant Professor rank to expand interdisciplinary programming in the environment. This recruitment strategy will bring innovative approaches to teaching and education and will support the experiential mission of E3P. The new faculty member will join a growing and dynamic program of faculty and students who share a passion for tackling challenges of the natural world and society. Candidates are sought with expertise and interest in quantitative applications of the natural and/or physical sciences. This faculty member will arrive at an exciting time for UNC as we roll out our new general education curriculum, IDEAs in Action. We seek outstanding candidates who show promise in both teaching and advising students. The successful candidate will have a primary appointment in the Environment, Ecology, and Energy Program. The position will be a nine month faculty appointment with an initial appointment of three years and possible extension to five years. Diversity and inclusiveness are essential to our campus success and UNC-CH seeks candidates who share our commitment.

Educational Requirements

Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. degree in and demonstrated knowledge of one of the natural sciences, with preference given to engineering, chemistry, physics, mathematics, or marine sciences.

Qualifications and Experience

Teaching experience using active learning, inclusive classroom practices, and science education is especially valued.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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.

Special Instructions

Submit a cover letter explaining your research background and what expertise you would bring to this position, curriculum vitae, a document with three statements (covering teaching, service, commitment to inclusiveness), and the names and contact information for four references. Review of applications will begin July 15, 2019, and remains open until filled. The position is ideally to be filled in Fall 2019. For further details contact Elizabeth Meares at [email protected]

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Department Contact Name and TitleElizabeth Meares, Business OfficerDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University‚Äôs Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. List of References
  5. Degree Transcripts
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    Posted: 7/15/2019
    Application Due: 7/25/2019
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