Assistant Professor

Rutgers University

United States

January 5, 2022


Position Details Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant Professor

Department SASN - Urban Education Salary Open Posting Summary

The Department of Urban Education at Rutgers University-Newark is seeking an Assistant Professor of Bilingual Education to begin September 1, 2022. The Department of Urban Education is committed to equity that is grounded in valuing a racially, socioeconomically, and linguistically diverse society, and we are looking for a like-minded, justice-oriented faculty member. Our bilingual education and ESL programs are new and dynamic offerings within our department.

We are seeking a faculty member to continue to grow the undergraduate, post- baccalaureate, and graduate-level programs in bilingual education. Specifically, highly qualified applicants would have expertise in bilingual education and teaching English as a second language with research emphasis in urban education foundations, social justice, and advocacy.

Applicants should be committed to collaborating with faculty, departments across disciplines, and community partners to understand and improve the educational experiences of bi/multilingual students and English learners within urban sectors of the United States.

Responsibilities of the successful candidate:

  • Teach courses in Bilingual Education and ESL including social justice, sociopolitical policies, and advocacy, as well as other courses as assigned by the department.
  • Continue to develop a strong Bilingual Education and ESL program.
  • Collaborate and cooperate with colleagues to fulfill the needs of the departments and colleges strategic goals.
  • Establish and maintain a rigorous research agenda.
  • Actively participate in service for the department, school, and university committees. Service duties include program-building, as well as a commitment to extra-curricular activities.
  • Seek extramural funding.
  • Develop and foster partnerships with school districts, other colleges, and universities for engaged scholarship.
  • Participate in local, state, national, and international education organizations.
  • Posting Number 21FA1396 Posting Open Date 11/22/2021 Posting Close Date 01/05/2022

    Minimum Education and Experience

    Doctorate in Bilingual Education or a closely related field. Commitment to high standards in teaching and assessment. K-12 experience teaching in dual-language/bilingual and/or ESL classrooms. Commitment to collaborating with program faculty to meet program needs. Ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the department, school, and university.

    Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Overview Statement

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, two writing samples, and the names and contact information of three references.

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    Posting Specific Questions

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Writing Sample 1
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Writing Sample 2
  • Optional Documents

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