Primary Purpose of Position
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) is seeking applications for the position of Director for the Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s, Aging and Community Health (COAACH). Both tenure- and non-tenure track candidates are encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will hold the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor in Biology, biomedical sciences, neurosciences, or health-related discipline. Faculty rank will be determined based on level of qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will teach 1-2 courses per year in his/her respective discipline. The candidate will conduct research and scholarly activities consistent with tenure and promotion expectations and service to the department, college and university.
The Director is responsible for the administrative leadership and development of COAACH. The Director will assure operational efficiency and implementation of programs and services. The Director reports directly to the Dean of the College of Science and Technology (CoST).
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The overall mission of COAACH is to improve healthy aging in diverse communities. The center is N.C. A&T’s first formal Community Outreach Center and the first center of this type in the State of North Carolina on a Historically Black University’s campus. The goal of the center is to improve health through outreach and improve literacy, awareness and engagement among diverse communities. The four major cores of the center are: 1) community outreach and education in Alzheimer’s, Aging and Community Health, 2) intervention and support, 3) education and training, and 4) research in the field of Alzheimer’s disease.
Minimum Degree and Experience Qualifications Terminal degree or Ph.D. in Biology, biomedical sciences, or health-related discipline .
Qualifying for appointment as Associate Professor or higher
A background in research with a track record of funding
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Previous fundraising experience is preferred. Administrative and managerial experience is also preferred.
Three or more years of relevant experience related to the direction/oversight of programs that focus on the academic and research resources of a higher educational institution.