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Assistant/Associate Professor

East Carolina University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 11, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant/Associate Professor
Vacancy #:  931517

Recruitment Range:  Commensurate with Qualifications
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.

Job Duties              

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 qualifications.

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.

Minimum Education/Experience       

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 educational leadership).

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 other states.

Candidates’ published research and research-in-progress should represent a clear research agenda and/or show promise for a clear research agenda.

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 Regulation           

Current or Eligibility for NC Teaching Licensure

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education           

Documentation of experience teaching in higher education for face-to-face and/or online courses.

Special Instructions to Applicant       

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 Carolina 27858-4353.

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

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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