Clinical Assistant Professor

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

United States

February 1, 2022

Description

Position Information Position Number 002095

Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor Classification Title 9-Mo Non-Tenure Track Faculty College College of Education (Col) Department Middle, Secondary, and K-12 Education Position Designation Faculty Employment Type Permanent - Full-time Months per year 9 Primary Purpose of Department

The mission of the Department of Middle, Secondary, and K-12 Education is to prepare excellent professionals who are knowledgeable, effective, reflective, collaborative and responsive practitioners who are leaders in their fields. This mission is accomplished by working in partnership with schools, communities, and university colleagues and in response to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's commitment to children, families, and schools.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be expected to teach students seeking undergraduate, graduate certificate, and/or master's degrees in the middle grades and secondary education programs. The department seeks a faculty colleague to join a high-achieving and dynamic team committed to preparing professionals who are knowledgeable, effective, reflective, responsive to equity and diversity, and collaborative. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching courses focused on instructional design and planning, adolescent development, the science of learning, equity and inclusion, and current issues in middle and secondary schools. They may also teach courses on methods and/or assessment in mathematics or science. The successful applicant will serve on committees and assist with other department activities. A 4:4 teaching load is expected.

The department seeks a teacher educator with a deep commitment to preparing pre-service and inservice teachers from diverse backgrounds for careers of excellence in teaching and advocacy for adolescents. The successful applicant will possess strong skills in the areas of: planning, instruction, and assessment in face-to-face and online post-secondary contexts; attention to detail; organization; rapport-building with and accessibility to post- secondary students at varied developmental levels; and verbal and written communication.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Preferred Qualifications: In addition, the following qualifications are preferred:

  • 6-12 teaching experience in math and/or science;
  • post-secondary teaching experience (face-to-face and/or online);
  • evidence of quality of post-secondary teaching and/or 6-12 teaching;
  • evidence of the ability to contribute to the College's goal of increasing effectiveness in responding to diverse student populations; and/or
  • evidence of scholarship.
  • Necessary Licenses/Certifications Special Notes to Applicants

    To Apply: All application materials should be uploaded online: https: // jobs.uncc.edu, Position# 002095. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair, Dr. Hilary Dack, at hdack@uncc.edu.

    Required Qualifications: To qualify, applicants for the position should have:

  • an earned doctoral degree, by the time of hire, relevant to middle grades and/or secondary education (e.g., in curriculum and instruction, urban/multicultural education, science education, math education, or other areas related to middle grades or secondary education) from an accredited university;
  • a minimum of 3 years of 6-12 teaching experience; and
  • eligibility for North Carolina licensure.
  • Throughout their application materials, applicants should highlight how they integrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion into their teaching and service.

    Application materials should include: 1. A cover letter describing how the applicant's qualifications relate to the position responsibilities and qualifications 2. A current and complete curriculum vita 3. Official copies of transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degree programs completed 4. Copies of valid teaching licenses (if applicable) 5. Names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and email addresses of five references 6. Other supporting materials providing evidence of the quality of the applicant's teaching, service, and/or scholarship, such as:

  • evidence of high-quality post-secondary teaching (e.g., course evaluations, descriptions of received awards for teaching, letters of reference from individuals directly familiar with the applicant's post-secondary teaching practice);
  • evidence of high-quality 6-12 teaching (e.g., evaluations, descriptions of received awards for teaching, letters of reference from individuals directly familiar with the applicant's 6-12 teaching practice); and/or
  • sample publications (if applicable)
  • Review of application materials will begin January 31st and continue until the position is filled.

    Please note that UNC Charlotte is currently operating in-person at full capacity, and under the Department's current plans, the successful candidate will teach face-to-face courses beginning in August 2022. As a result, selected finalists should expect to travel to campus for an in-person interview in spring 2022 and to follow University safety and social-distancing guidelines while on campus (go to: https: // ninernationcares.charlotte.edu/faculty-staff). Charlotte's policies related to COVID-19 are informed by the recommendations of experts from the Centers for Disease Control, the American College Health Association, OSHA, and local and state public health officials.

    As an EOE/AA employer and as an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. All finalists are subject to a criminal background check

    Job Open Date 01/07/2022 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Date Review of Applications will Begin 02/01/2022 Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2022 If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date Contact Information

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Contact Information for References
  • Optional Documents

  • Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
  • Other Document
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