Assistant/Associate Professor - Elementary & Early Childhood Education

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Assistant Professor in Education Full-Time Tenure Track 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 full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in August, 2021. The successful candidate will fulfill all responsibilities of a full-time faculty member, including teaching undergraduate/graduate courses (day and/or evening courses), supervising student teachers, advising students, and participating in service to the department, school, and/or College.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in education or a related field by the date of initial appointment at TCNJ, at least three years of teaching at the K-6 level, and have a strong commitment to the education of teacher candidates. Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in higher education and have experience in one or more of the following: content area literacy, methods for teaching in the inclusive classroom, classroom assessment, urban education, social justice education, environmental sustainability education, or the integration of the arts in K-6 instruction.

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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

The College of New Jersey is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure track faculty contribute to the College's values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research/scholarship, and service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to engage deeply with their students to fulfill the campus mission to provide a personalized, collaborative, and rigorous education that engages students at the highest level within and beyond the classroom.

The College of New Jersey is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

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 November 30, 2020. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks. Electronic submissions should be made through TALEO -

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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Job No: 20001222
Posted: 10/7/2020
Application Due: 12/6/2020
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable