Assistant or Associate Professor, Inclusive Elementary Education

Job description

Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date September 21, 2017

Position Title Assistant or Associate Professor, Inclusive Elementary Education

Vacancy # V-F11

Department Early Childhood, Elementary Education, and Literacy Education

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

Tenure-track position in Inclusive Elementary Education in a vibrant teacher education program serving diverse communities. Appointment includes teaching a range of undergraduate and graduate courses for preservice and inservice elementary teachers with an emphasis on preparing candidates for certification as Teachers of Students with Disabilities (TSD), building strong partnerships with local schools to develop inclusive communities, and contributing to the vision and growth of the department. Candidates at higher rank may be asked to coordinate programs in inclusive education/TSD certification. Faculty members are expected to be active scholars; develop a significant body of research and publications; advise students; engage in curriculum development, including online courses; contribute to accreditation processes; participate in department, college, and university committees; and teach both on and off campus.

Qualifications & Requirements

Required: Earned doctorate in Elementary Education, Disability Studies in Education, Special Education, Curriculum and Teaching, or related field. Strong preparation in inclusive education at the elementary level, successful teaching experience in inclusive elementary schools or equivalent, a well-defined research agenda, and a record of publications and evidence of scholarly activities appropriate for the rank sought.

Preferred: Theoretical expertise in Disability Studies in intersection with other critical theoretical frameworks in the context of education. Practical expertise and experience in special education, literacy education, universal design for learning, learners with significant disabilities, educational and assistive technologies, and/or educational assessment. Practical experience with these areas in the context of urban schools and with English language learners. Elementary and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TSD) teaching and/or early childhood teaching certification. Experience with doctoral-level teaching and advising. Experience using digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning, including teaching online.

We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in and with socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities; have a commitment to education for social justice, democratic and inclusive practice, and critical thinking; and are interested in addressing issues of inclusive education in research, teaching, teacher education, and curriculum development.

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2018

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Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at






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Posted: 1/21/2018
Application Due: 3/22/2018
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