Position in Qualitative Research Methodology

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing date
Aug 20, 2022

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Research Faculty
Full Time
Organization Type

Faculty Position in Qualitative Research Methodology
Open Rank – Tenure Track / Tenure Eligible

The School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a position in Qualitative Research Methodology, with a focus on teacher education, early literacy, and/or cultural studies, starting July 1, 2023. This is a full‐time, 9‐month tenure‐line or tenured appointment depending on rank at the time of hire.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Carolina), established in 1793 as the first public university in the nation, is a doctoral‐ granting institution situated in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, NC. Ranked fifth among public institutions by US News & World Report, and one of the original public ivy schools, Carolina has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. We pride ourselves on a strong, diverse student body, unparalleled academic opportunities, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation. The School of Education is among the best in the nation and currently ranked #23 among all, and #14 among public, schools of education by US News & World Report.

Candidates will carry out a research program, actively pursue external funding, and contribute to collaborative and interdisciplinary efforts across the School of Education and campus. Candidates also will (a) develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in qualitative research methodology and related areas delivered in face‐to‐face, online, and/or blended formats; (b) support strategic initiatives across the School and campus; (c) contribute to the ongoing development of undergraduate and graduate programs; (d) actively recruit and supervise undergraduate and graduate students; and (e) provide leadership and service at the local, state, and national levels.

Educational Requirements and Preferences:
Candidates must hold a doctorate in education or a closely related field, with a specialization in qualitative research methodology. Strong preference will be given to candidates who apply their work in the areas of teacher education, early literacy, and/or cultural studies.

Candidates at the assistant professor level must have an earned doctorate at the time of hire. Candidates at the associate and full levels must have an established record of research, funding, teaching, and service to meet the University’s requirements for tenure and appointment at the respective rank. Depending on rank, candidates will demonstrate a research program that will lead to an outstanding and sustained record of scholarship and securing external funding or will already have such an established record. Candidates will have strong potential, or an established record, of outstanding university teaching and guiding students through dissertation research projects.

Salary and Starting Date:
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with rank and experience. The proposed starting date is July 1, 2023.

Online Application Process:
Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and the names with full contact information of four references at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/235617  For full consideration, all application materials should be received by September 12, 2022, at which time the search committee will begin reviewing applications. The search will remain open until filled. For more information, email the search committee chair, Dr. Thad Domina, tdomina@email.unc.edu

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.



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