Assistant Professor , Child Advocacy-tenure track

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 August 27, 2013

Vacancy # V-F15

Department Center for Child Advocacy

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The Center for Child Advocacy seeks a tenure track faculty position for vibrant, growing undergraduate and graduate programs in Child Advocacy.

Assignments include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in multidisciplinary curricula in child advocacy policy, child abuse and neglect and other courses related to the public child welfare system, and child advocacy.  Performs other duties as assigned.

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Qualifications & Requirements

Earned Doctorate in discipline related to child advocacy (e.g. Social Work, Sociology, Political Science [policy], and licensure if appropriate.  College teaching experience required; prior supervision of graduate students in applied settings preferred.  Experience in policy development and/or implementation strongly preferred.  The successful candidate will have experience working with inner-city populations and culturally diverse populations.  Experience with online course delivery and knowledge of New Jersey public child welfare system both are pluses.

Salary Range Salary dependent upon qualifications.

Anticipated Start Date September 2014

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Dr. Robert McCormick
Center for Child Advocacy


Montclair State University
Box CO-316
Montclair, NJ 07043

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