The Division of Curriculum &Teaching invites candidates for the tenure track assistant professor position in Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education (EC/ECSE) to begin in August 2019. The position requires active scholarship and productive teaching and mentoring in the Division’s Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education and Early Childhood/Childhood Education programs.
Interested individuals must have a passion and demonstrated commitment to improving the educational opportunities and outcomes of ethnically, culturally, economically, and linguistically diverse children in the context of their family and community. The candidate must have the ability to teach one or more areas in the EC/ECSE curriculum, successful teaching experience at the early childhood level, an active research agenda, and experience working with families and community organizations on behalf of young children.
Prepare teacher candidates to successfully teach young children in New York City public and private schools as well as schools across the nation.
Teaching 15 credits during the academic year (fall/spring), through both synchronous and asynchronous formats, at both the Manhattan and Westchester campuses
Doctoral teaching, advisement and dissertation mentorship
Maintain an active research agenda with a strong social justice orientation
Grant writing skills
Collaborate with faculty across programs and schools for program development, research, and grant activities
Assist in program coordination, student support and mentoring, and student advisement
Participate in recruiting candidates to the Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Programs and review applications
Communicate teaching certification requirements (including EdTPA) to candidates.
Work with colleagues on addressing other programmatic duties such as field placements, curricular rigor, quality instruction of adjuncts, and curricular and program development
Collaborate with program colleagues in matters related to accreditation, data collection and management
Represent program at Divisional and Graduate School of Education meetings
Doctoral degree in Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education or related field
At least three years of teaching experiences in P-12 education in the area of Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education
A proven record of, or potential for, publication and scholarly work in the relevant field
Expertise in one or more quantitative, qualitative or mixed research methods
Ability to work with diverse student bodies, along with work in diverse communities.
Experience with and/or willingness to teach in an online modality
Teacher certification in Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education.
Knowledgeable of teacher education and online learning and teaching.
Understanding of professional and scholarly collaboration within diverse and interdisciplinary contexts.
Experience in developing grant applications for internal and external funded research
Professional preparation and/or experiences in one of the following areas: Multilingual Education, Inclusive Education, STEAM in Early Childhood.
TO APPLY: To receive the fullest consideration, applications should be completed by October 31, 2018, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
Applicants should provide the following materials electronically to Dr. Su-Je Cho at email@example.com.
A letter of introduction and description of professional goals, research plans and accomplishments.
An academic vita and sample of publications
Exemplar teaching evaluations and graduate courses within our areas of expertise
Three names and contact information of individuals to contact for recommendations
Other materials relevant to your application.
Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Fordham University Graduate School of Education
Located in Manhattan and Westchester County, Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education is committed to urban education and to increasing faculty diversity. Fordham’s Graduate School of Education is NCATE accredited and is a member of the Holmes Partnership. Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,500 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. Fordham University is an independent Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes men and women of all backgrounds.
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