Assistant Professor - EECE
Assistant Professor in Education Part-time Position
Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
The Elementary and Early Childhood Education Department at The College of New Jersey is seeking applications for a 10-month, full-time (1.0) temporary faculty position in elementary or early childhood education starting in August, 2019. The successful candidate will be required to perform all duties of a full-time (1.0) faculty member. These responsibilities may include: teach undergraduate/graduate courses (day and/or evening courses); supervise student teachers; advise students; and participate in service to the department, school, and/or College.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must have at least a master’s degree in education or a related field (e.g., educational psychology, science education, mathematics education, art education, etc…) or a Ph.D. or Ed.D. (or A.B.D. status) in education or a related field, at least three years of excellence in teaching at the P-6 level, and have a strong commitment to the education of undergraduates. Other desired areas that will be given preference are candidates who have experience or expertise in: college teaching, multicultural education, ESL/Bilingual education, content area literacy, classroom assessment, human development, educational technology, environmental and/or sustainability education, educational technology, or STEAM Education.
Applicants are encouraged from all areas of education or content specific education related fields; we are especially interested in those with experience with P-6 topics in STEAM or Language Arts and the preparation of prospective elementary and early childhood teachers. For further information about the College, please visit http://www.tcnj.edu/, or the department, please visit http://eeced.tcnj.edu/.
Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its approximately 6,500 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron’s 75 “Most Competitive” American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in Nursing, Education, and English. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter—an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ’s seven schools—Arts and Communication; Business; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Science. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. For more information, visit www.tcnj.edu.
A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and names and contact information for at least three professional references by May 24, 2019. Electronic submissions should be made through TALEO.
Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.