Assistant /Associate Professor of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
North Carolina A&T State University
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
Internal Number: 24613
The successful candidate will teach online, distance, and face-to-face courses in Elementary Education at the undergraduate and graduate level across all programs in the Department of Educator Preparation. The candidate is expected to have integrate culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogy into courses and provide expertise regarding research-based practice with culturally responsive education to improve program curriculum, professional development, and experiential learning experiences for education students and P-12 school partners. The candidate is expected to engage in scholarly activities such as conducting research, publishing manuscripts, attaining extramural grant funds, and developing courses. Other duties include, but are not limited to, working collaboratively with colleagues, advising students, assisting in candidate research, supervising candidates in P-12 public school field experiences, holding appropriate office hours, rendering service to the department, College of Education, the University, the Community- at-large, and professional organizations. Candidate is expected to maintain a current North Carolina teaching license in elementary education and remain current in content, pedagogical practices, standards, and educational theory.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
As a premier Historically Black University, the College of Education's vision is to be a recognized national leader in equity, access, and advocacy through the advancement of culturally sustaining research, teaching, and engagement locally and globally.
The mission of the College of Education is to prepare highly skilled, culturally responsive and sustainable educators, leaders, and counselors who create, use, and share knowledge on equity, access, and advocacy in local, state, national, and global communities. Building on the N.C. A&T legacy as a historically Black university (HBCU) dedicated to exemplary teaching, scholarship and effective public service, the College of Education offer degrees at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. This mission is reflected in the College of Education conceptual framework
The College of Education comprises three departments: the Department of Counseling, the Department of Leadership Studies and Adult Education, and the Department of Educator Preparation. The Department of Educator Preparation's programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Department of Counseling's programs are accredited by the Council Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
The Primary Function of the Department of Educator Preparation: The Department of Educator Preparation at North Carolina A&T is comprised of professional educators committed to teaching and learning in a pluralistic global society by creating responsive learning environments that challenge students to think critically, collaborate, communicate, and serve mankind. Our faculty provides high quality programs through research, effective teaching, field experiences, internships, and ongoing formative assessments.
Department of Educator Preparation programs strive to accomplish the following goals:
1. To provide candidates with a quality educational program at the bachelor's and master's degree level that satisfies requirements for licensure and accreditation.
2. To prepare candidates to think critically, to express themselves effectively, to collect data and draw appropriate conclusions, and to utilize their proficiencies to become a catalyst for learning.
3. To recruit quality candidates from diverse backgrounds, to retain them through quality programming and supportive resources, and to graduate them with the proficiencies required to function successfully in 21st Century learning environments.
To recruit, retain, and promote quality faculty, staff, and administrators
Established in 1891, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (A&T) is a public, historically black, land-grant institution located in Greensboro, North Carolina. North Carolina A&T and other 1890 land-grant institutions were established by the Second Morrill Act, which expanded the system of land-grant universities to include a historically Black institution in those states where segregation denied people of color access to the land grant institutions established by the First Morrill Act in 1862.
The university has a strong legacy of social justice, activism, and community engagement. In 1960, four freshman students, often called the A&T Four or the Greensboro Four, sparked the civil rights movement in the South through their
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!