Company Name:

UNC Charlotte


Charlotte, North Carolina

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

October 29, 2018

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Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Program in Gerontology

The Interdisciplinary Gerontology Program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor Position to begin August 15, 2019.


Required Qualifications: 

  1. An earned doctoral degree in gerontology or related discipline at the time of appointment
  2. The ability to teach both undergraduate & graduate courses in the discipline and in the candidate’s areas of specialization
  3. The potential to develop an ongoing research agenda, including the pursuit of extramural funding
  4. Experience in community or clinical engagement

Candidates are expected to promote diversity. Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching and research.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  1. Strong methodological skills
  2. An active research agenda, and the potential for securing external funding

The area of specialization is open but preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research skills in aging administration, support services with aging, and cognitive aging.


The Interdisciplinary Program: The Gerontology program is an interdisciplinary program across the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences and of Health and Human Services. It offers a Minor in gerontology, a Graduate Certificate and a Master of Arts in gerontology. The successful candidate will have his/her tenure home in an appropriate academic unit in one of the colleges. More information about the Interdisciplinary Program in Gerontology can be found at


The Setting: The UNC at Charlotte is a Doctoral /Research University and also a Carnegie Community Engaged University. We are located in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding modern campus. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United States, UNC Charlotte offers to 29,000 culturally diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


Application: Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Apply electronically at, position #004970. Please attach the following documents:

  1. A cover letter that indicates teaching and research interests and describes how the applicant’s professional qualifications relate to the position
  2. A current and complete curriculum vita
  3. Names and contact information for three references


For additional information, contact Dr. Michael J. Turner at Review of applications begins December 14, 2018 and will continue until position is filled.


As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.


The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.

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