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Organization: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Job title(s): Professor/Associate Professor of Education and Research
Description: Serve as an interdisciplinary leader in the College to promote and ensure scholarly and external grant productivity; leading large-scale research and evaluation projects, securing external grants, and supporting faculty's scholarly development through mentoring and consultations. The position includes 50% of time for this College-wide research leadership. Teach and advise doctoral students and undergraduate or graduate courses. Provide service to the profession; and participate in programmatic development of the College.
Must have an earned doctorate in education or a closely related discipline from an accredited university, and hold a rank of Associate or Full Professor. Must demonstrate the ability to secure external funding, an extensive record of research productivity, ability to lead research/evaluation teams, mentor doctoral students and faculty, teach at the college/university level, present at national/international conferences.

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Professor/Associate Professor of Education and Research. Position 4839. The Cato College of Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is pleased to invite distinguished educational scholars for Professor/Associate Professor of Education and Research. This full-time and tenure-eligible interdisciplinary position will begin August 15, 2018.
We seek a faculty colleague with a clear record of leadership in research to join a high-achieving, dynamic, and collaborative College of Education whose vision is to be a national leader in educational equity through excellence and engagement. The College is committed to preparing highly effective and ethical professionals who have a positive impact on children, youth, families, communities, and schools and who are successful in urban and other diverse settings. Professional education programs at UNC Charlotte include preparation programs for teachers, administrators, counselors, and child and family development professionals at undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. The College strives to develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity among students and colleagues; therefore, we encourage applications from professionals who can help us achieve this goal.
Responsibilities. Serve as an interdisciplinary leader in the College to promote and ensure scholarly and external grant productivity; leading large-scale research and evaluation projects, securing external grants, and supporting faculty's scholarly development through mentoring, collaboration and consultations. The position includes 50% of time for this College-wide research leadership. Teach and advise doctoral students with an opportunity to teach undergraduate or graduate courses (face-to-face, hybrid and online). Provide service to the field and profession; and participate in programmatic development of the College.
Qualifications. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in education or a closely related discipline from an accredited university, and hold a rank of Associate or Full Professor. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to secure external funding, an extensive record of research productivity, ability to lead research/evaluation teams, mentor doctoral students and faculty, teach at the college/university level, present at national and international conferences, and advocate for the College and educational research at a national level.
Setting. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina's urban research university, offers approximately 28,000 culturally diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The student population is estimated to grow to 35,000 by 2020. The University is located in one of the New South's most beautiful cities. With a population of 2 million in its metropolitan region, there is a vast array of cultural and recreational opportunities and outstanding medical and community services to meet the interests and needs of a diverse population. The University is within the bounds of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), one of the largest urban school districts in the country.
With NCATE accreditation and over 100 full-time faculty members, the College of Education serves more than 2,000 students through undergraduate and graduate programs, including five doctoral programs, and is one of the largest teacher education programs in the state. The College is a vibrant and interdisciplinary community of scholars conducting cutting-edge educational research and energetically involved in external grants initiatives.
Application. For complete job descriptions and application procedures, see http://education.uncc.edu/employment-opportunities. Application materials should include:
1. A cover letter that describes how the applicant's professional qualifications relate to the responsibilities of the position and a concise statement of research agenda;
2. A current and complete curriculum vita;
3. Unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degree programs completed;
4. Names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and email addresses of five references; and
5. Three samples of data-based publications within the last 5 years.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
To Apply: Apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Attach the following documents with your electronic submission: cover letter, curriculum vita, full contact information for five references, and other supporting materials (if applicable). Forward a copy of all transcripts to Ms. Karen Haar (khaar@uncc.edu), Department of Educational Leadership, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223. For additional information or informal inquiries, contact Dr. Sandra Dika, Co-Chair, Search Committee at sdika@uncc.edu.
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Contact: Dr. Sandra Dika, Co-Chair, Search Committee at sdika@uncc.edu.

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