ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Department of Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education
Elementary Education Program
Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified national doctoral research institution dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education. It offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs to 19,500 students through its campuses in Glassboro, Camden and Stratford, New Jersey. Home to Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the School of Osteopathic Medicine, it also comprises the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the colleges of Communication & Creative Arts; Education; Humanities & Social Sciences; Performing Arts; Science & Mathematics; the School of Health Professions; the School of Earth & Environment, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and a multidisciplinary honors college. Rowan is collaborating with regional leaders to create research and academic programs in health sciences. It has earned national recognition for innovation, commitment to high-quality, affordable education and developing public-private partnerships.
The College of Education, as the oldest college at Rowan University, has a long-held commitment to excellence in teaching, community engagement, and innovation in scholarship. The College of Education is fully accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education standards by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and initial certification programs are approved by the New Jersey Department of Education.
The Department of Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education offers a variety of opportunities for caring and dedicated undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate students to pursue initial certification as inclusive education, early childhood or elementary education teachers as well as an endorsement in Teacher of Students with Disabilities (special education). In addition, the department offers graduate programs that provide advanced study in curriculum and teaching, including the M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership and the M.A. in Special Education programs. The Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant program is also offered for students interested in pursuing post-master’s educational diagnostician certification. The department is committed to fostering student growth as instructional leaders who have a developmental perspective, cooperative disposition, and reflective orientation and are committed to the principles of access, success, and equity for all learners.
The College of Education is searching for a highly qualified and experienced associate professor with a strong background in science education to engage in collaborative equity-based research with faculty and initiate and support research projects for external funding. The candidate will teach methods courses in the Bachelor of Arts in Education, Elementary program (K-6). The successful candidate will participate in service initiatives, particularly program redevelopment and initiatives catered to a growing and diverse region. The successful candidate will have a research agenda and teaching philosophy that focuses on equity and social justice and is guided by a commitment to diversity, cultural responsiveness, and constructivism. A strong record of scholarship in an area of social justice & equity and leadership at the programmatic level is expected. This is a full-time, tenure-track position at the associate level.
Starting Date: September 1, 2022
The application must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system at: http://jobs.rowan.edu
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Deadline to apply: Review of applications begins on November 12, 2021; open until filled.
Rowan University values diversity, and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, (dis)ability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law.
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