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2020 Faculty Election

Jason Metcalfe

Running for: Division 3. Natural Sciences and Mathematics: Faculty Council, Tenured, Educational Policy Committee
  • Professor
  • Mathematics, Arts and Sciences
  • Appointed: 2007
  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 2003
  • Candidate Website
UNC Service

I have served as my department’s Associate Chair and have twice been elected to the Chair’s Advisory Committee. I have been a member of the graduate and undergraduate committees, reappointment and promotion committees, and numerous hiring committees within my department, and I am the chair of our newly formed Mentoring Committee for our tenure track assistant professors. Outside of the department, I have been on the University Teaching Awards Committee and the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony Speaker Selection Panel.

Candidate Statement

I have a passion for working with Carolina’s students. This is evidenced by trainings that I have attended (Equity in Teaching Institute, Safe Zone Ally, Carolina F1rsts Advocate) and past recognitions (2019 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring, 2018 UNC-CH Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2017 Sue Goodman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Education). Our universities have the difficult task of excelling on multiple fronts: conducting pioneering research, representing educational excellence, and exemplifying cultural awareness and social leadership. I believe that each of the three missions warrant deep consideration within faculty governance.

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