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Assistant Professor in Child Development and Coordinator of Birth-Kindergarten (B-K) Licensure Program
Human Environmental Sciences

Meredith College seeks a qualified candidate for an Assistant Professor in Child Development and Coordinator of Birth-Kindergarten (B-K) Licensure Program. Full-time tenure-track faculty position beginning August 1, 2021.

Assistant Professor responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Child Development. Active involvement within the college, school, and department; student advising, college-wide committee work, and engagement in scholarship & professional activity are required.

Coordinator of B-K licensure program responsibilities include: 1) successfully leading and administering the B-K program, including curriculum development, 2) full responsibility for coordination with Education Department to ensure CAEP compliance and re-accreditation, including but not limited to the preparation of all re-accreditation documents and assessments; and 3) collaboration with professionals in the field and area preceptors. Oversight of all aspects of the B-K program in consultation with the heads of the departments of Education and Human Environmental Sciences is expected.

Earned doctoral degrees in child development, early childhood special education, or closely related field required. The successful candidate will possess:
1)    Leadership ability to successfully coordinate an academic licensure program  
2)    Administrative  experience,
3)    Broad-based knowledge of child development,
4)    Evidence of effective teaching,
5)    Evidence of professional/scholarly activity,
6)    An ability to interact with professionals in the field and ensure compliance with CAEP requirements.
7)    For B-K Coordinator, the candidate must be eligible for B-K Licensure in NC.
8)    Must establish NC residency by August 1, 2021.

Review of applications and nominations will begin on March 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, submit your letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and professional goals, copies of all transcripts, teaching license documentation, and a list of professional references.

Application and materials are only accepted online. Inquiries on the position may be directed to Dr. Pamela Norcross, search committee chair, at

The Child Development program is one of four program areas offering a major in the Department of Human Environmental Sciences (HES). The B-K licensure program is housed in the Department of HES and works in coordination with the Department of Education.

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Professional Goals, Teaching Philosophy, Transcript

Contact Information:

1st Floor Park Center
(919) 760-8898
Fax: (919) 760-8164