Assistant/Associate Professor - Elementary & Early Childhood Education - (20001222)

The College of New Jersey

Ewing, NJ

ID: 7070796
Posted: October 8, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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.


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