Associate Professor or Professor and Chair, Secondary and Middle School Education
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
William Paterson University invites applications for the position of Associate Professor or Professor and Chair, Department of Secondary and Middle School Education, effective September 1, 2013. This position is a tenure track faculty position with some teaching obligations and with the responsibility to provide academic and administrative leadership for the department. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Education, the Chair provides appropriate leadership for the advancement of academic excellence and the effective functioning of the department, which includes the implementation of university, college and department policies and plans. Department chairpersons are appointed to serve three-year terms and may be reappointed based on the recommendation of the faculty to the President or his/her designee. This is a 10-month faculty appointment, with additional compensation for summer department chair responsibilities.
Candidates must hold a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction or a related area of expertise and must meet requirements for appointment at the rank of associate professor or professor. Teaching experience in higher education is required, and K-12 teaching experience is highly desirable. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to teach in subject-field content methods courses for preparation of teachers in middle or secondary education. The successful candidate must be committed to a leadership style that is inclusive, creative, and collaborative.
Additional required qualifications include: administrative experience at the level of department chair, program director, or coordinator and experience with NCATE or TEAC accreditation.
The Chair retains all the rights and privileges of a faculty member as contained in the statewide collective bargaining agreement. . Rank and salary are dependent upon education and experience. For further details on the roles and responsibilities for this position, please see the following link: http://www.wpunj.edu/human-resources/faculty-and-professional-staff-handbook/roles-and-responsibilities-department-chairperson.dot
Candidates should send a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and contact information for at least three professional references to Dorothy Feola, Associate Dean, College of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org(electronic submission preferred) or via mail to William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470.
William Paterson University of New Jersey is a comprehensive public institution of higher learning. The university offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs. It enrolls over 11,500 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. It is situated on a beautiful suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, twenty miles west of New York City. For further information about the University please see the following link: http://www.wpunj.edu
William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer
that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students.
Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.