Overview

NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury) in New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Vancouver, British Columbia; and in various programs around the world. NYIT sponsors 13 NCAA Division II programs.

NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world. More than 100,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.

The Department of Teacher Education at New York Institute of Technology is seeking candidates for an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education. This is a full-time teaching faculty position.

Responsibilities:Teaching graduate courses in early childhood education. These duties will also include research, supervising and coordinating fieldwork and internships, and university and professional service. Teaching assignments will include online, face-to-face, and blended courses.

Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned a doctorate in Early Childhood, Child Development, Curriculum & Instruction or closely related field. (ABD will be considered, but the completed doctoral degree is required by the start of the contract, fall, 2019.)
  • Teaching/research and demonstrated expertise in Early Childhood field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of Early Childhood Professional Experience as we are a licensing and credentialing program accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of Early Childhood (birth – second grade) teaching experience.

Demonstrated interest in:

  • Early childhood teaching methods including for infants and toddlers, curriculum development, and inquiry-based learning.
  • Working with diverse populations.
  • Online instruction.
  • Child development and guidance.
  • Technology in the early years.
  • Community and special education collaboration.
  • Early literacy and English language learners.
  • Designing learning environments.
  • Planning for differentiated instruction.

Applicants should submit: letter of application, vitae, statement of teaching interests and previous teaching evaluations (if available), statement of research interests, contact information for three references, and UNOFFICIAL graduate transcripts (OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT WILL BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ON-CAMPUS INTERVIEW).

View our program website at: https://www.nyit.edu/degrees/early_childhood_education.

NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity