Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in child and family development, including courses in some of the following areas: infant, toddler, and preschool development, early intervention/early childhood special education, curriculum, parenting and family studies, and current issues. Participate in graduate research committees. Provide service to the field and profession and participate in program, department, college, and university service. Provide advocacy and leadership for improving developmental and educational outcomes for young children and their families.
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:
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 varied cultures. Candidates must hold a master's degree, a doctorate preferred, 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 Birth-Kindergarten (B-K) professional experience, classroom experience preferred. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach at the college or university level and provide professional service. Other desired qualifications include previous advising and/or experience at the college or university level; a North Carolina Birth-Kindergarten license; and ability to contribute to the College's goals of increasing faculty diversity and effectiveness in responding to diverse student populations.
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.