Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Number 931592
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Department AAH COE Interdisciplinary Professio
Department Homepage https: // education.ecu.edu/idp/
Advertising Department COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Coordinator
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Range Commensurate with Qualifications
Position Location (City) Greenville
Position Type Faculty (Teaching)
Job Category Faculty (Teaching)
Organizational Unit Overview
The College of Education is located at East Carolina University. The
Department of Interdisciplinary Professions (IDP) is one of 6 instructional
departments within the College of Education. IDP houses graduate programs and
certificate areas in Counselor Education, Adult Education, and Library
Science. We welcome candidates from underrepresented groups. Candidates with
expertise and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and
social justice initiatives are highly encouraged to apply. Desirable
candidates for the position will value mentoring tenure-track faculty through
a successful promotion and tenure process and be able to demonstrate an
aptitude for academic leadership.
The Department of Interdisciplinary Professions in the College of Education at
East Carolina University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track, nine-month
faculty member in Library Science. The position is at the rank of
Assistant/Associate Professor. The position begins August 2022. The MLS
program at East Carolina University has three master's degree concentrations:
academic librarianship, public librarianship, and school librarianship. The
teaching mode is primarily asynchronous online.
The Assistant/Associate Professor position will teach graduate courses in a
fully online format and will serve in additional, value-added capacities to
the department through recruitment and retention initiatives, curriculum
development and improvement, and accreditation/assessment efforts. The
successful candidate will conduct research, teach, and advise students in our
ALA-accredited master's degree program. Program, department, college,
university, and professional service is also expected.
The secondary administrative appointment as Program Coordinator will provide
strategic leadership and day-to-day oversight of the MLS program; ensure
compliance with ALA accreditation requirements and serve as ALA liaison;
provide oversight of program marketing, admissions, student evaluation,
curriculum, and program development; act as liaison with department, college,
and university administration; and provide effective representation and
advocacy for the MLS program. The individual in this position is expected to
maintain an agenda of research, teaching, and service including teaching one
graduate course per semester. The successful candidate will also advise
students in our ALA-accredited master's degree program with concentrations in
school, public, and academic librarianship. Program, department, college,
university, and professional service is also expected.
Contingent upon availability of funding.
A doctoral degree in library, information sciences, or a related field is
required. Candidates must have knowledge and experience with ALA accreditation
and ALISE statistical reporting processes. Candidates must be able to teach
two or more of the core courses (foundations, reference, technology,
administration & management, research literacy, organization of information,
collection development). Candidates are also expected to have a record or
ability to build a record of research and scholarship, and experience or
demonstrated ability in design and delivery of courses in a variety of
formats. Candidates with Ph.D. or Ed.D. conferred at the time of initial
appointment will hold the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor upon initial
appointment. ABD candidates will also be initially appointed with the
probationary term rank of Assistant Professor and must have the terminal
degree conferred prior to the first reappointment. Qualifying degrees must be
conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions.
License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
In addition to a doctoral degree, it is preferred that candidates also have a
master's degree accredited by the American Library Association. Candidate's
research and teaching interests may complement any of the program's areas of
expertise. Experience teaching courses at the graduate level; experience
teaching online courses; specialized knowledge of library management and
budgeting, public librarianship, school librarianship, organization of
information, or technologies for library services is especially welcome and
Special Instructions to Applicant
Applicants are required to submit a candidate profile online and attach a
current CV, list of references with contact information, a statement of
research agenda, a statement of teaching philosophy that identifies courses
from the core curriculum the candidate can teach with minimal or some
preparation, and a letter of interest. The successful candidates must provide
official transcripts upon hire. 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 09/13/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date.
If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the
initial screening date.
Initial Screening Begins 10/13/2021
Rank Level Associate Professor, Assistant Professor
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting
https: // ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/44768
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 ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu.
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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.
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