This quantitative methodologist at an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level will play a critical role in supporting HHP and ECU's mission to actively grow the research enterprise. The faculty member in this position will be required to work closely with faculty across the College on quantitative methodology and study design in order to maximize research and creative activity rigor, productivity, and grant success.
This 9-month tenure-track position will be jointly appointed in the College of Health and Human Performance and one of the College departments/school as negotiated with the successful candidate. Assigned time will include 51% to an academic department/school with research, teaching, and service responsibilities and 49% assigned time to the College as a research quantitative methodology consultant for College faculty.
Responsibilities with Department Assignment: a) lead an active line of funded research in an area aligned with the mission of HHP; b) participate actively on research teams that extend basic or applied research related to HHP; c) contribute to the scholarly literature through the publication of refereed journal articles, books and book chapters, and related technical products; d) teach at least one course each fall and spring semester; e) engage in service that benefits the unit, college, university, community, and/or professional organizations.
Responsibilities with College Assignment: a) support the development of new interdisciplinary research teams; b) assist researchers in developing quantitative methods and designs intended for grant proposals and published scholarship; c) assist in research development efforts among faculty and post-doctoral fellows; d) contribute generally to the mission and ongoing quantitative research initiatives of HHP as well as pertinent pan-disciplinary research clusters at ECU.
Essential job requirements are: Mentor faculty in quantitative methodologies, effectively collaborate with colleagues; engage in ethical teaching, research, mentorship, and service practices; and perform all tasks necessary for carrying out research, teaching, and service duties.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to a candidate profile, candidates must also submit the following documents online: (1) letter of application addressing position description, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of three references with contact information.
For the selected candidate of choice, two original letters of reference (with signature), official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to:
Dr. Angela Lamson ECU College of Health and Human Performance 1000 East 5th Street; Rivers Building West 238 Mail Stop 505 Greenville, NC 27858
Applicants must complete a candidate profile or staff application (see “Application Types Accepted” below) online via the PeopleAdmin system (https://ecu.peopleadmin.com).
Those selected for interview will be asked to provide a research plan.
PhD in a discipline represented within one of the six units in the College of Health and Human Performance (Health Education and Promotion, Human Development and Family Science, Interior Design and Merchandising, Kinesiology, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Social Work) or related discipline (e.g., Psychology, Education).
Experience in developing both funded research as well as student research experiences and the ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team setting.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 600067
Organizational Unit Overview:
The mission of the College of Health and Human Performance (HHP) at East Carolina University (ECU) is to improve health, well-being, and quality of life. The College is home to six academic units; Health Education and Promotion, Human Development and Family Science, Interior Design and Merchandising, Kinesiology, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Social Work, as well as Army and Air Force ROTC military programs. The College offers over 30 degree options, award winning faculty, world class research labs, and a diverse student body.
East Carolina University (ECU) enjoys a proud heritage and record of contribution since its founding in 1907. Within the University of North Carolina system, ECU is the third largest of the state's 16 degree-granting public institutions. Based on the quality of its academic programs, ECU has been named one of the best colleges in the Southeast region by the Princeton Review. ECU is committed to maximizing student success, serving the public, and leading regional transformation in the East.
The University is located in the city Greenville, NC, on the Tar River, a community of over 90,000. A former tobacco town, Greenville has developed as a cultural center in eastern North Carolina. In addition to extensive arts offerings by the School of Theater and Dance, School of Music, and School of Art and Design and its Gray Gallery, the city boasts the Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, Greenville Museum of Art, Magnolia Arts Center, Whirligig Theater, numerous community schools of music and dance, and more. Outdoor amenities include access to the Tar River for boating and kayaking, the expansive River Park North, a greenway system, a superb Little League stadium and programs, and BMX/skateboarding parks. ECU is located adjacent to the city's historic downtown—Uptown. Restaurants, coffee shops, brew pubs, retail businesses, and art galleries comprise this thriving district, which regularly hosts community events such as Umbrella Markets, Freeboot Fridays (before home football games), a BMX fest, and First Fridays (art walks).
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.