Overview

Drew University seeks applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education position to begin July 2018, pending budgetary approval. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the Master of Arts in Teaching program. The MAT program is committed to critical pedagogy, social justice education, and clinically rich instruction. Our graduates are welcomed into a robust inservice teacher education network that supports their induction into the field. Program faculty work directly with students as advisors, instructors, and mentors.

Requirements:
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D in Curriculum and Instruction or related field. Responsibilities include teaching graduate education courses; scholarly research and publication; advising; collaborating with schools; collecting data and writing accreditation reports; and contributing to the administration of the teacher education programs and the life of the university. Please note that faculty are expected to teach in the summer.

The successful candidate must also be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: instructional methods, assessment, special education, English as a second language/bilingual education, math/science pedagogy. The department seeks candidates who are accepting and affirming of all people. Preference will be given to candidates with experience as a successful middle and high school teacher/supervisor; experience with preparing teachers; a strong publication/presentation record; the ability to develop online or blended courses; a demonstrated commitment to diversity and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and school-based personnel; expertise in math/science education; and experience with CAEP accreditation.

Application:
To apply, submit the following materials merged in a single pdf document to HR1117-7@drew.edu. Please also include your name in the subject.

  • Cover letter and CV
  • Statement of research plans (2-3 pages)
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and practice (2 pages)

Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.