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.
For the second straight year, NC State’s College of Education ranked in the Top 40 among all graduate colleges of education in the nation and had multiple graduate degree programs ranked in education specialty categories in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate School Rankings.
The NC State College of Education is tied at No. 37 out of 438 graduate colleges of education in the nation surveyed, which places the college among the top 8% nationally. Among just public colleges of education, the college is tied at No. 26 in the nation.
U.S. News also ranked graduate programs within the College of Education in four education specialty areas: Elementary Teacher Education; Educational Psychology; Curriculum and Instruction; and Educational Administration tied at No. 17 in the nation and ranked No. 1 in North Carolina.
The NC State College of Education invites applications and nominations for the inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity. The Goodnight Distinguished Professor must demonstrate a genuine commitment to the land-grant mission of NC State and the research, teaching, and engagement goals of the College of Education. We expect the Goodnight Distinguished Professor to be a leader in the College’s commitment to equity.
We invite applicants with a unique and promising approach to improving equity in education. We are especially interested in applicants who engage in collaborative work to increase educational opportunity and student success for all by linking research, policy, and practice. We welcome interest from scholars from a wide range of disciplines and theoretical traditions who work across content knowledge domains to creatively ameliorate the effects of inequalities in education; especially in mathematics education, literacy education, or science education.
Conceptual and methodological threads within this scholar’s work could include, but are not limited to: QuantCrit, Community Engaged Scholarship, Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies, Critical Race Theory, Critical Literacies, Critical Policy Analysis, Interrogation of Power and Identity, Indigenous Studies, Ethnic Studies, Participatory Methodologies, Cultural Methodologies, and BIPOC Populations.
The inaugural Goodnight professor will hold an appointment at the rank of professor with tenure in the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences and with the opportunity for affiliation through scholarship and research with the College’s William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and/or Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.
The Goodnight Distinguished Professor is expected to make significant contributions to advancing educational equity through research, teaching, mentoring, extension and service.
To apply for this position, visit: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/142674