Teaching Instructor, Teaching Assistant Professor, Teaching Associate Professor

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Job Title:

Teaching Instructor, Teaching Assistant Professor, Teaching Associate Professor

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH COE Elem Ed Middle Grade Ed

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Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Teaching Instructor, Teaching Assistant Professor, Teaching Associate Professor

Working Title :

Teaching Instructor, Teaching Assistant Professor, Teaching Associate Professor

Number of Vacancies :


Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

ECU is located in Greenville, North Carolina. ECU’s and the College of Education’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion are represented in the university-wide diversity goal and the college’s statement on antiracism. Candidates with a shared commitment to ECU’s Diversity Goal and the College of Education’s statement on Antiracism are invited to apply. The Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education department is one of six departments within the College of Education. The College of Education houses five centers and institutes, including the ECU Community School and Rural Education Institute. ECU is accredited based on NCATE standards and is currently seeking accreditation by CAEP standards in Spring 2022. The department includes both Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education programs.

The Elementary Education program offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including a Bachelor of Science K-6 licensure program and a Master of Arts in Education with a Master’s level K-6 elementary teaching license. The department provides courses for candidates obtaining a residency license in North Carolina. Concentrations for the MAEd in Elementary Education include Academically and Intellectually Gifted, Early Childhood, Teacher Leadership, and Teaching Children in Poverty. Additionally, a Teaching Children in Poverty graduate certificate program and Academically Gifted add-on license are available. Faculty in the department engage in regular collaboration and leadership with the shared goal of producing quality teachers.

Job Duties :

The Department of Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education in the College of Education at East Carolina University is seeking applications and nominations for a fixed term, nine-month, full-time faculty position available January 2023, or August 2023. Title and salary are commensurate with qualifications.

Responsibilities include teaching K-6 elementary courses in curriculum, language arts methods, and/or classroom management on campus, off campus, and/or online; recruit and advise students; work on collaborative curriculum revisions; and serve on committees. Candidates will supervise practicum experiences and/or internships and provide service to the university, community, and profession. Other duties as assigned by the department chair.

Contingent upon availability of funding.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Requires Master of Arts in Education in elementary education, curriculum and instruction; Master of Arts in Teaching; or related field (including but not limited to curriculum and teaching, teacher education, early childhood education, middle grades education, child development, literacy education, social studies education, educational psychology or educational leadership); teaching experience in an elementary public school setting; and eligibility for master’s level NC teaching licensure.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

Current or Eligibility for NC Teaching Licensure

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Experience working with at risk children/poverty, experience teaching and/or project development at the college level, and some evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

Candidate must submit a letter of application describing specific skills and experience relevant to the position and a current vita online at www.jobs.ecu.edu. In addition, copies of transcripts, three current letters of reference, and copies of current teaching licenses in areas of certification where appropriate can be submitted online or be sent to: Dr. Patricia Anderson, Search Chair, 234 Speight Building, College of Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 27858. Screening continues until the position is filled.
Official transcripts required prior to written contract offer.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Not Applicable

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU 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.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.


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