Overview

Requisition Number: 18A313358

Location: Lawrenceville

Position Overview:

The Department of Graduate Education, Leadership, & Counseling in the College of Education and Human Services at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ announces an opening for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2019. We seek a dedicated professional, with a collaborative approach to join our dynamic and growing department and align with the College of Education and Human Services’ Mission of “fostering knowledgeable, committed, and reflective professionals.”

In addition to teaching, the candidate will be involved in program development and assessment the post-baccalaureate teacher certification and Master of Arts in Teaching ( MAT) program. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to the mentoring and advising of students, service to the department, college and university, be active professionally, and maintain an active scholarly agenda. The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. A candidate with a demonstrated commitment to addressing the diverse needs of its various partners, students, and constituencies is highly desired.

Rider University is a private university with primary campus located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Over 4,100 undergraduate and 950 graduate students are enrolled in 67 undergraduate programs and 35 graduate programs in business administration, education, liberal arts, sciences, fine and performing arts, counseling, and leadership. There are 248 full-time faculty supporting a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. U.S. News & World Report ranks Rider in the top tier of northern regional universities offering master’s degrees. Further information is available at www.rider.edu.

Position Qualifications:

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction or a related field. Experience teaching in both K-12 and college settings is preferred. Experience in science and/or math education is also preferred.

About Rider University:

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has once again been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report 2018 and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 382 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants must apply directly for Position No. 313358 through our website at: http://rider.peopleadmin.com/postings/5341. Please attach a: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, a statement outlining your commitment to diversity including evidence of your experience working with and teaching diverse students, detailed statement of research interests, plans, goals, and need, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three references. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The final candidate will be required to undergo a criminal background check prior to employment.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.