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Joseph Oxendine Endowed Full Professor - 581

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, North Carolina
Commensurate Upon Education and Experience
Start date
Aug 19, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

UNC Pembroke School of Education seeks to fill the Joseph Oxendine Endowed Professorship in the School of Education. Position begins August 2023. The endowed full professor would assist in class coverage for a growing program, leadership in the department and the School of Education (SOE), and scholarship connecting to the SOE, campus, and community.

Candidates should provide evidence of supporting pre-service and in-service teachers, commitment to equity and diversity in public schooling, experience in collaboration with K-12 faculty and school partners and expertise in leadership and program development.

Strong consideration will be afforded to candidates with a demonstrated record of professional teaching experience at the K-12 and collegiate level, including online teaching with an ability to successfully structure and implement a distance-education based course. Review of credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.

For full consideration apply online using the UNCP Online Employment System ( Attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts. Please provide three names of references with telephone numbers and email addresses.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, part of the University of North Carolina system, is among the most diverse universities in the South and has a student population of 7.698 in various graduate, undergraduate, and professional programs.Founded in 1887, as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke now serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation for the values of all people. As a regional university, UNC Pembroke is known for small classes, close interaction with faculty, community involvement and diversity. Its mission is to change lives through education, guided by the values of collaboration, communication, accountability, integrity, innovation, and service. A student-faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 20 create a context for personalized teaching, learning, and research. Located in Southeastern North Carolina, UNCP offers close proximity to major cities and nearby beaches, and an affordable cost of living. The School of Education houses Education Preparation Programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels and has a strong record of teaching, research and service. Our commitment to creating collaborative, competent and committed teachers supports our local community and 14 surrounding partnership school districts. Additional information about the university ( and the School of Education ( are available online.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  

Doctoral degree in a related education field required, including but not limited to:
Curriculum and Instruction or Elementary Education, from an accredited program with at
least 18 hours of graduate work.

Teaching expertise required in educational fields including educational foundations and
research, elementary education, and/or classroom instructional methods, subjects
including but not limited to literacy, language arts, mathematics, science and/or social

Excellent teaching skills and interpersonal skills, combined with strong oral and written
communication skills; Effective use of technology in teaching and learning; Knowledge
and expertise in use of North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards and North
Carolina Standard Course of Study related to teaching practices; and knowledge and
expertise in use of TaskStream, Learning Management Systems, edTPA assessments
and CAEP accreditation. Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in
teaching, and to working and teaching in a diverse cultural environment.

License or Certification:  Hold or are eligible to hold a current North Carolina Teaching License with a minimum of three years successful teaching experience in public schools is required.

Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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