Department Head

  • Raleigh, NC
  • Teacher Education and Learning Sciences
  • ongoing
  • January 1, 2025
  • John Lee
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Teacher Education and Learning Sciences
  • ongoing
  • January 1, 2025
  • John Lee

Website North Carolina State University

Department Head, Teacher Education and Learning Sciences
(TELS)

NC State’s College of Education — one of the nation’s leading land-grant colleges of education — invites applications for the position of TELS Department Head.

Position Details
The Department Head for Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS) is a leader who sets the strategic direction for the department, in support of the vision and mission of the college and the university. The Department Head provides leadership to faculty and staff in the department by supporting and building community, and also by providing a vision for programming growth and improvement. The Department Head oversees all administrative matters and departmental processes, which may include, and are not limited to, faculty recruitment and professional development, faculty evaluation, faculty mentoring, promotion and tenure, program development, program review, curriculum development, program enrollment, student advisement and development, class schedule planning, and general supervision of the teaching, research, and service and related scholarly activities of the department. The Department Head is also responsible for departmental budgeting, budget control, and all staffing. The Department Head promotes the department through representation in college, university, and external strategic initiatives and may also engage in research, teaching, doctoral education, dissemination of knowledge, externally funded projects, and other professorial activities.

About the Department
The Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS) comprises over 40 full-time faculty members, 300 undergraduate students, and 200 graduate students. The department offers a Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences with specializations in Educational Equity; Educational Psychology; Elementary Education; Learning, Design, and Technology; Literacy and English Language Arts Education; and Social Studies Education. It awards master’s degrees in Curriculum and Developmental Supervision, Educational Psychology, Elementary Education, Learning Design and Technology, New Literacies and Global Learning, and Special Education, as well as undergraduate degrees in Elementary Education (emphasizing mathematics and science) and Middle Grades English Language Arts and Social Studies Education. Through our bachelor’s, master’s, Ph.D., and certificate programs, the department exemplifies an innovative merging of teacher education and the learning sciences that results in new pathways for teaching, scholarship, leadership, and service. The Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS) advances education through scholarship, leadership, and advocacy. Faculty in TELS prepare professionals who have deep content knowledge, demonstrate a strong working knowledge of effective pedagogies, and realize the potential of digital technologies to enhance learning.

RequiredQualifications
Requires doctorate degree in an area that aligns with those of the faculty and programs in the TELS Department. A distinguished record of scholarship sufficient for appointment as a full professor with tenure at NC State.

ApplicationProcess

To view the full job description and to apply, visit jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/202624. Application materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. General inquiries can be sent to Dr. John K. Lee, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected].

To apply for this job please visit jobs.ncsu.edu.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.ncsu.edu.

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