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Call for Service-Learning Faculty Fellow – Apply Now!

Posted on Monday, July 1st, 2013 by CommunityEngagement.
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The Service-Learning Faculty Fellow program is sponsored by the Office of Leadership and Service-Learning (OLSL). The Service-Learning Faculty Fellow program promotes faculty development and the scholarship of engagement by integrating community outreach with teaching, scholarship, and service.

The primary responsibility of the 2012-2013 faculty fellow will be to establish a faculty learning community focused on engaged pedagogy. The one-year program is designed to increase the quantity and quality of service-learning courses, develop faculty leadership, and promote advocacy for service-learning. Additionally, the faculty fellow will work with OLSL to advance institutional change to increase understanding of and reward for service-learning and community service as meaningful professional work.

A Successful Applicant Will Have…
• a passion for enhancing the capacity of others to become engaged scholars and citizens through their research, teaching and service
• taught service-earning courses prior to appointment
• respect for community partners as co-educators, co-researcher, and collaborators in community-engaged teaching and scholarship
• respect for students as co-generators of knowledge
• expressed their commitment to serving as an advocate towards professional advancement regarding engaged teaching and learning, in the areas of promotion and tenure, research, and disciplinary associations.

For more information, please contact Dr. Kristin Moretto, assistant director for service-learning, at knmorett@uncg.edu.