Assistant/Associate Professor

East Carolina University

United States

October 13, 2021

Description

Posting Details 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.

Job Duties

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.

Minimum Education/Experience

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

None

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 preferred.

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 AA/EOE

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.

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 employment@ecu.edu. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday- Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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