Vacancy #: 931517
Recruitment Range: Commensurate with
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Organizational Unit Overview
ECU is located in Greenville, North Carolina. ECU’s and the
College of Education’s commitment to diversity, equity, and
inclusion are represented in the university-wide diversity goal and
the college’s statement on antiracism. Candidates with a shared
commitment to ECU’s Diversity Goal and the College of Education’s
statement on Antiracism are invited to apply. The Elementary
Education and Middle Grades Education department is one of six
departments within the College of Education. The College of
Education houses five centers and institutes, including the ECU
Community School and Rural Education Institute. ECU is accredited
based on NCATE standards and is currently seeking accreditation by
CAEP standards in Spring 2022. The department includes both
Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education programs.
The Elementary Education program offers both undergraduate and
graduate programs, including a Bachelor of Science K-6 licensure
program and a Master of Arts in Education with a Master’s level K-6
elementary teaching license. The department provides courses for
candidates obtaining a residency license in North Carolina.
Concentrations for the MAEd in Elementary Education include
Academically and Intellectually Gifted, Early Childhood, Teacher
Leadership, and Teaching Children in Poverty. Additionally, a
Teaching Children in Poverty graduate certificate program and
Academically Gifted add-on license are available. Faculty in the
department engage in regular collaboration and leadership with the
shared goal of producing quality teachers.
The Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education department
in the College of Education at East Carolina University (ECU) is
seeking applicants for one tenure-track, nine-month, full-time,
elementary education faculty position. Candidates from historically
underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The position
begins August 2022. Rank and salary are commensurate with
Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate
and/or graduate Elementary Education courses in face-to-face,
online, and/or hybrid formats; teaching residency courses;
supervising practicum and/or internship experiences; building
connections with local schools; and collaborating within the
department and across the college to strengthen course and program
alignment. Engaging in scholarly research and grant writing,
presenting at conferences, and collaborating with colleagues to
strengthen research-to-practice within the program; and engaging in
appropriate professional service to the department, college,
university, local schools, and greater research community.
Contingent upon availability of funding.
An earned Doctorate in elementary education, curriculum and
instruction, or a related field (including but not limited to
curriculum and teaching, teacher education, early childhood
education, middle grades education, child development, literacy
education, social studies education, educational psychology, or
Candidates must have at least three years of K-6 teaching
experience. Candidates must hold or be eligible for a North
Carolina teaching licensure. Candidates should have knowledge and
experience with NCSCOS, edTPA, and the North Carolina teacher
licensure process and requirements or similar information from
Candidates’ published research and research-in-progress should
represent a clear research agenda and/or show promise for a clear
Candidates with a Ph.D. or Ed.D. conferred at the time of
initial appointment will hold the probationary rank of Assistant
Professor. ABD candidates will also be initially appointed with the
probationary term rank of Assistant Professor and must have the
terminal degree conferred prior to the first reappointment.
License or Certification Required by Statute or
Current or Eligibility for NC Teaching Licensure
Preferred Experience, Skills,
Documentation of experience teaching in higher education for
face-to-face and/or online courses.
Special Instructions to
To be considered, applicants must submit an online profile at
that includes a letter of interest, current CV, copies of
transcripts, and list of references. Official transcripts are
required prior to written contract offer.
2-3 original letters of reference are required for employment.
Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an
automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the
applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant
tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin
applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards
meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted
via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the
original signed letters mailed to: Dr. Kristen Gregory, Search
Chair, Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education, Mail Stop
504, Speight Building, East Carolina University, Greenville, North
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United
States on a full-time basis.
Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must
complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and
submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that
possess the preferred education and experience must also possess
the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please
submit an online ECU application for vacancy #931517 to ECU Human
Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
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