Professor/Ben Ruffin Endowed Professorship

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, December 9, 2022

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1. Letter of Application
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Five Letters of Reference
4. Official Transcripts
5. Statement on Interdisciplinary Approach to Addressing Issues related to Social Justice (1,000-word limit)

Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Professor/Ben Ruffin Endowed Professorship
Position Number 610771
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1=9/10 month -Faculty only
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
NCCU, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System, is the nation’s first state-supported liberal arts university for African Americans. Located in Durham, North Carolina, in the center of the Research Triangle Park, the University has an enrollment of nearly 7,500 students who earn degrees in a variety of bachelor’s and master’s programs. Currently the University offers one doctoral program in Integrated Biosciences. Doctoral programs in the Social Sciences are in the planning stages. The College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities houses eleven academic departments; History, Art and Design, Music, Language and Literature, Mass Communication, Theatre, Psychology, Political Science, Criminal Justice, Social Work, and Public Administration.
Primary Purpose of Position
The person selected to fill this position will engage in interdisciplinary research and teaching, and serve as a resource for other researchers and students across varied disciplines regarding issues related to improving the social fabric of the citizens of North Carolina, the nation, and the world. As an active resource for the greater community, the Professorship will be committed to engaging community leaders and citizens on critical public issues, participation in research, public service projects for governmental agencies and community organizations, in addition to sharing the products of research and analysis with academic, professional and public audiences across the nation.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The person should have a nationally recognized reputation as a scholar and or practitioner in areas directly related to Civic Education and Social Justice.
Minimum Education/Experience
The successful candidate as a distinguished professor at the rank of full professor should hold a terminal degree in the Social Sciences, Humanities, or related fields.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University 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.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA02434P
Open Date 04/06/2022
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 07/01/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
1. Letter of Application
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Five Letters of Reference
4. Official Transcripts
5. Statement on Interdisciplinary Approach to Addressing Issues related to Social Justice (1,000-word limit)
COVID Compliance
Effective March 7, 2022, Please refer to the NCCU COVID 19 webpage:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Other Document
  5. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
  6. Multimedia File

Supplemental Questions

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