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Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovation

Company: North Carolina State University
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Job Description:

Posting Information Vacancy Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovation Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience Position Number ******** Work Schedule Varies Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0 Department ****** - College Of Education Department College Of Education Job City & State Raleigh, NC Primary Function of Organizational Unit The NC State College of Education is a national leader in preparing professionals, conducting research, and engaging communities to improve educational outcomes for all learners across the state and beyond. With two-thirds of its tenure-track faculty engaged in over 120 funded research projects, the college ranks No. 1 in education research productivity in North Carolina and among the Top 6 percent of colleges of education in the nation. Faculty members address society s most pressing educational challenges and also work to convert their research to action. They create innovative solutions that transform teaching and learning environments across the lifespan, with particular strengths in increasing diversity, equity and access in education; improving technology-enhanced learning and teaching in STEM education and literacy; and enhancing professional leadership development. The college is composed of three academic departments: Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education; and Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, with approximately 120 faculty members and 92 professional and support staff. The college s 1,900 undergraduate and graduate students study are enrolled in 60-plus online and face-to-face degree programs that deliver highly-engaged and personalized academic experiences, preparing them to lead in the field of education. The college is also home to the William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research (in planning). Essential Job Duties The NC State College of Education invites applications and nominations for the Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovation. We seek a prominent scholar with a unique and promising approach to the persistent challenges in education and who will continue to influence the field in the next decade and more. We are especially seeking a colleague who is collaborative in their work; who works to increase educational impact by linking research, policy and practice; and who will provide college-wide leadership in the development of research and academic programs or initiatives. We welcome interest from scholars from a wide range of disciplines and theoretical traditions with preference given to those whose innovative work cuts across content knowledge domains and/or with expertise in more than one discipline or domain relevant to the NC State College of Education including but not limited to diversity, equity and access in education, technology-enhanced teaching and learning, literacy education and STEM, evidence-based education practices, and high impact leadership. The inaugural Goodnight Professor in Educational Innovation will hold an appointment at the rank of professor with tenure in one of the three departments in the college (Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education; Teacher Education and Learning Sciences) and with the opportunity to be affiliated through scholarship and research with the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and/or the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. Other Work/Responsibilities Minimum Education/Experience Earned doctoral degree. Departmental Required Skills * Demonstrated high impact interdisciplinary and collaborative research. * Exemplary record of externally funded and sustained research. * Demonstrated sustained commitment to educational equity and opportunity for marginalized and minoritized populations. * Outstanding record of teaching and mentoring. * Willingness to commit to the land-grant mission of NC State and areas of work with potential applications and/or implications for addressing critical issues in public education in North Carolina. Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education * Demonstrated success in forging state, national and international collaborations and partnerships to improve educational success. * Demonstrated history of leadership in national and international organizations focusing on innovative approaches in educational research. * Past experience in leadership and management positions involving centers, consortia, institutes, governmental and nonprofit institutions, and other organizations involving advances in education at the national and international level. Required License or Certification n/a Special Instructions Eric Wiebe, Professor in STEM Education, is chairing this search. For additional information about this position and procedures for applying please visit ************* (position #******** . Nominators and prospective candidates are invited to direct general inquiries to or arrange for a confidential conversation about this opportunity with Justin Lang, Director, NC State Executive Search Services, at ************** or send an email to ****************. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Confidential review of materials will begin on Friday, January 10, 2020 and will continue until the appointment is made. Job Open Date 11/21/2019 Anticipated Closing Date Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 07/01/2020 AA/EOE NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at ************** or **********************. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call ************. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at *********** or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit. NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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