Watson College of Education
Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations, and Secondary Education
Assistant Professor of Social Foundations
Position # 6052
The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) is located in the coastal seaport of Wilmington, which is ideally situated between the Cape Fear River and Atlantic Ocean. Wilmington is a community of about 100,000, with an historic downtown that includes a dynamic arts community, unique shopping and fine dining, numerous parks and recreational facilities, and easy access to several beautiful beaches. UNCW enrolls about 13,733 undergraduate and graduate students on its 640 acre campus and several extension sites. It is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top universities of its kind in the South and by both Kiplinger’s and Forbes magazines as one of the best values in the nation.
The Watson College of Education (WCE) is a growing college with over 60 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate and master’s programs in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education and the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Special Education, and master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Educational Leadership. It offers several international study programs and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges and colleges/universities in the region. We are searching for an Assistant Professor of Social Foundations to join our Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education. The position will begin August 2014. For more information about the Watson College of Education, see http://www.uncw.edu/ed/.
Responsibilities of this position include:
- Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate live and on-line courses in Social and Cultural Foundations as well as off-campus extension courses
- Maintain an active research agenda in the field
- Advise undergraduate and graduate students
- Assist in ongoing program revision and assessment
- Provide leadership and service to our college, university, region, state and to the profession through active participation in national/international associations
- Provide service to area school systems
- Doctorate in Social Foundations or related area is required or must be obtained within the first academic year of employment
- Established or emerging research record
- Evidence of college level teaching success live and technology enhanced
- Secondary Social Studies public school teaching experience
- Experience teaching on-line courses
Priority review of applicants will begin May 4, 2014, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must complete the online application at http://consensus.uncw.edu Required are: a letter of application, curriculum vita, copy of doctoral transcript, and contact information for three professional references. MS Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. For more information, see http://www.uncw.edu/ed/jobs/index.html
Please direct questions to Dr. David Gill, Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations, and Secondary Education and Chair of the Social Foundations Search Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.