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Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership

School of Education - Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations Dept.
Greensboro, North Carolina
Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications
Posted Date
Jan 3, 2023

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UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

The Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) offers Master’s, EdD., and PhD. degrees and several post-masters certificates (PMCs) at the intersecting areas of educational leadership and cultural studies.

We offer on-campus programming as well as a range of online and hybrid options. We are committed to the values of equity, social justice, democracy, and participation in schools and throughout the public realm. With these values in mind, we seek to understand the theories, policies, and practices that are enacted in schools, communities, and other educational and cultural contexts, and disrupt unjust practices. We are interested in attracting candidates who add to the diversity of the department in terms of race, gender, culture, perspective, academic specialty, and method of inquiry.

The Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) in the School of Education (SOE) at the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNC Greensboro) is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership.

The department seeks an individual with a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, research, community engagement, and doctoral advising/mentoring. The individual must be able to reflect and enhance the broad directions of the department in both educational leadership and cultural foundations.

Qualified candidates must possess a doctorate in Educational Leadership, Policy, or a closely related area and be able to contribute to, and teach in, our MSA and PMC programs in principal preparation.

They must share departmental commitments to equity, diversity, inclusion, social justice, and critical perspectives on education and schooling.

Preferred qualifications include K-12 leadership experience; expertise and scholarship related to leadership theory and school improvement; experience working in collaboration with schools, school districts, and other educational agencies; and capability and/or willingness to teach online.

Please submit letter of interest that addresses the following: educational leadership background and preparation, teaching experience and philosophy, research agenda, mentoring experiences, and service/community engagement interests and experiences.

In addition, submit vita, equity statement, and the names and telephone numbers of three references electronically via:

For questions, please contact:

Dr. Kathy Hytten, Search Committee Chair




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