The Paul W. Bryant and Mary Harmon Bryant Endowed Professorship in Education - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809756)

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Detailed Job Description

• Pursue external funding sources to support the development of the candidate’s research comprehensive ways
• Maintain an extensive research agenda focused on the candidate’s area of expertise
• Mentor doctoral students to develop a strong line of research projects and strong graduates


The University of Alabama
College of Education
The Paul W. Bryant and Mary Harmon Bryant Endowed Professorship in Education

The College of Education at The University of Alabama invites applicants for the Paul W. Bryant and Mary Harmon Bryant Endowed Professorship in Education. The position is open to all fields and research traditions relevant to the work of The University of Alabama College of Education, which includes program areas in early childhood, elementary education and secondary education (ELL, literacy, mathematics, science and social science), educational leadership, social and philosophical foundations, higher education, instructional technology, educational policy, gifted and talented education, all areas of counseling, educational and school psychology, all areas of special education, educational neuroscience, evaluation and measurement, and research methodology. Also please note that the College of Education supports a Department of Kinesiology that contains programs in exercise physiology, adaptive athletics, sport management and sport pedagogy. Each of these areas is eligible for the appointment as well.

The appointment of the Bryant Professor will carry an academic year appointment primarily aimed at developing the research capacities of the College. The candidate is expected to attract graduate students and secure external funding. The teaching load is 1-1 and will include graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Full professors and mid-career Associate Professors with national reputations are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:
• Doctorate in the candidate’s area of expertise is required
• Demonstrated record of research
• Track record of having secured external funding
• Experience advising graduate students
• Demonstrated interest in working collaboratively at the departmental, college, and university levels

Responsibilities:
• Pursue external funding sources to support the development of the candidate’s research in comprehensive ways
• Maintain an extensive research agenda focused on the candidate’s area of expertise
• Mentor doctoral students to develop a strong line of research projects and strong graduates

Further information about the college is accessible at www.education.ua.edu.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. David Hardy at dhardy@ua.edu.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Starting Date: August 16, 2016

Benefits:
• Health and Life Insurance
TIAA-CREF Available
• Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama
• Summer employment available on an as needed basis

Application Deadline: The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Candidates should submit a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and a list of three references with current contact information.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit “official” transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Attach as Other Document 1 – a list of three references with current contact information. References required to complete application.



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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