The Department of Leadership Studies and Adult Education, within the College of Education at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, seeks a dynamic and creative scholar committed to equity, justice, quality online and hybrid teaching, graduate student success, strong research, and scholarly productivity. This is a 9-month tenure track position responsible for transformative learning and practice within varied professions. The Department seeks a colleague with a scholarly research agenda grounded in Leadership for Health Services to support the major content area track of the Leadership Studies PhD program. Scholars who can support the active engagement of the department and college with the promotion and integration of interdisciplinary academic scholarship, various research methodologies, and community engagement with the College of Education's forthcoming Center of Excellence for Educational Equity Research is highly desired.
A successful candidate for the position is expected to do the following:
· Teach a range of field specific graduate courses in Leadership Studies, such as Issues in Race and Health Equity; Law, Ethics, and Policy in Healthcare Services and Leadership; Healthcare Financial Management and Economics; Strategic Planning in Health Service Leadership; and more.
· Design, teach, and facilitate learning activities in an online, as well as hybrid, learning environment.
· Provide student advising and mentoring in the profession
· Engage in programmatic curriculum development and assessment
· Participate in thesis/dissertation advisement and serve on committees
· Contribute to the scholarly enterprise of the Leadership Studies Program, the College of Education, and the university community, which includes procuring extramural grant funding, publishing in peer-reviewed journals, and conducting presentations at state, regional, national, and international professional meetings and conferences
· Attend department, college, and university faculty meetings
· Serve on department, college, and university committees and participate in other activities as assigned
· Support community engagement activities.
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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 Department of Leadership Studies and Adult Education offers a variety of Master and Doctoral Degrees: Master of Science in Adult Education, Master of School Administration, School Administration Certificate, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership Studies. The department prepares students to be transformative leaders who use equity, access, and advocacy in their leadership practices. The PhD in Leadership Studies offers three cognates: Leadership in Education- Higher Education, Organizational Leadership, and Health Services Leadership.
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!