UNC Department of Public Safety Educational Leadership Clinical Faculty Position in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Position Summary

The School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a clinical assistant, associate or full professor in the area of educational leadership to enhance a highly ranked, vibrant faculty committed to social justice, equity, and academic excellence for all students. The position begins July 1, 2017. Annually, it is a 9-month position with the possibility of summer school teaching and stipends.

Context: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, established in 1793 as the first public university in the country, is a doctoral-granting institution in the University of North Carolina system. The School of Education, established in 1886, is the oldest in the South and offers licensure and master’s degrees as well as Ph.D. and Ed. D. degrees. The Educational Leadership and Policy programs were nationally ranked as high as sixth in specialty programs in U.S. News and World Report and first by Superintendents. Detailed program descriptions are located at: http://soe.unc.edu/academics/edseddedleadership/; http://soe.unc.edu/academics/msa/; and http://soe.unc.edu/academics/msa_flex/

The Position has a 3:3 or 3:4 teaching course load on and off campus, including clinical supervision sections of internship, as well as core courses in cultural leadership, empowerment strategies, and possibly social context, parent and community engagement, and/or organizational management for the school executive. Position responsibilities include serving on dissertation committees and program coordination (e.g., admissions, program design/evaluation; leadership in program service; and participation in area, school, and university service).

Educational Requirements


REQUIRED A. An earned doctorate in Educational Leadership or related field B. Previous K-12 administrative experience (preferably as a school principal, central office administrator, and district superintendent) C. Capacity to provide program leadership and enhance collaborative relationships with local schools

PREFERRED 1. Previous experience teaching in higher education and advising student research 2. Commitment to a mission of preparing leaders in education for equity, social justice and academic excellence in a democratic society 3. Evidence of strong instructional and curricular leadership experience with diverse students

Qualifications and Experience

The Application Process: Nominations for this position are welcome. To apply for the position, complete the online application at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/107836, and attach all of the following: a letter of interest that describes the applicant’s qualifications with respect to the position; a curriculum vitae; names and complete contact information of at least four references. For full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 17, 2016 at which time the search committee will begin reviewing applications. The search will remain open until filled.

For more information, call (919) 962-2511 or email the search Chair, Dr. Kathleen Brown at BrownK@email.unc.edu.

Special Instructions

Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Working Title: Educational Leadership Clinical Faculty Position

Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time

Vacancy ID: FAC0001808

Posting Open Date: 10/17/2016

Application Deadline: 11/17/2016

Open Until Filled: No

Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2017

Department Contact Name and Title: Kathleen Brown

Department Contact Telephone or Email: 919-962-2511