We are looking for a strong leader who is notable in research and scholarship in their discipline in hopes of facilitating Clemmer Faculty and Students in furthering their own research and scholarship activities. Additionally, this leader will work with other colleges and regional organizations to develop rural education, health, wellness, and community development of our region. Responsible to the Dean of Clemmer College, for providing leadership and administration of Quillen Funds according to the THEC description. The person serving in this role will
maintain a personal research program of national and international importance;
involve faculty and students in research projects that will build a national reputation for the group;
obtain research funding from state, federal, and foundation agencies;
assist in the recruitment of outstanding faculty, visiting faculty, and graduate students;
teach graduate courses, organize graduate research seminars, and supervise special projects;
work with faculty outside the college and leaders throughout the region to improve the quality of life of individuals in our region;
lead the design of curricula, courses, and programs that integrate current methodology and evidence-based practices for preservice and in-service educators;
provide supports for the inclusion of technology to connect education in the region with the world; and
serve as a spokesperson for and advocate for improvement of teaching and learning at all levels.
Clemmer College began as a college of education and evolved to encompass teaching and learning, physical and mental well-being, and leadership. Clemmer College is comprised of six academic departments (Counseling & Human Services, Curriculum & Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Educational Foundations & Special Education, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, and Sport, Exercise, Recreation, & Kinesiology) which offer nine undergraduate and twenty-eight graduate degree programs, including three doctoral degrees. The college also includes a K-12 laboratory school, an early childhood care facility, four centers of excellence, and the Quillen Chair of Excellence in Education. In addition to its educational mission, the college provides opportunities for research and professional outreach.
All positions at East Tennessee State University are contingent upon sufficient funding.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Job Category: Faculty
An earned terminal degree in a discipline included within the college's programs.
A solid record of teaching and scholarly activities required for a minimal appointment to the rank of associate professor. The successful candidate should expect to maintain an active program of research, teaching, and service.
Ability to work collaboratively within the College, University, and Region is essential.
Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and a willingness to lead toward incorporating multi-cultural and multi-perspective experiences in interactions with students, faculty, and the community.
Internal Number: 16787
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.