Maintain scholarly productivity in research; seek funds to support research activities; and serve on graduate student research committees. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in child and family development, in some of the following areas: infant, toddler, and preschool development, early intervention/early childhood special education, curriculum, family support, and current issues. Provide service to the field and profession; and participate in program, department, college, and university service. Provide advocacy and leadership for the development and education of all young children.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
We seek a faculty colleague to join a high achieving, dynamic, and collaborative College of Education that is committed to preparing professionals who contribute to the positive development of individuals and the development of effective supports and schools and for all children. 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. Consideration will be given to applicants with experience interacting with individuals from diverse cultures. Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in Child Development, Family Studies, Human Development, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education or a closely related field from an accredited university and have a minimum of three years of successful B-K professional experience. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to conduct research and develop grant proposals; ability to teach at the college or university level; to present at state or national conferences; and provide professional service. The following qualifications are preferred: (1) Experience with and/or a research focus on issues related to the inclusion of all young children (birth to age 5) and their families experiencing multi-risk factors who are culturally, linguistically and/or ability diverse, (2) experience with grants, and (3) the ability to work across disciplines.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.