Assistant Professor, College of Education, Job Code 688WPU

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Closing Date: Open until filled

William Paterson University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank in the Department of Educational Leadership and Professional Studies to start September 2017. Teaching responsibilities include evening and weekend graduate courses offered in traditional, online, hybrid and weekend formats in a graduate cohort model program intended to prepare educators for a variety of leadership positions in P-12 public schools, including supervision of field-based internship experiences. College-level teaching experience in the areas of leadership, educational research, curriculum development and implementation, instructional supervision, public school finance, school law, and program evaluation are preferred. Also preferred is experience teaching online and/or hybrid courses; evidence of a commitment to educating diverse learners and fostering multicultural perspectives; and dedication to a comprehensive, field based program.

An earned doctorate in education from a nationally accredited institution in educational leadership is required. (ABD considered for initial appointment at the rank of instructor with degree completion within the academic year required). Experience in P-12 public school teaching, and at least five years of experience as a school principal is required. Active participation in professional organizations as well as knowledge of national and state leadership standards and assessments and experience in accreditation review processes preferred. Engaging in research and publication and a commitment to service to the department, college, and the university community is expected and highly valued.

William Paterson University is a 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 nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acres suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Dr. Geraldine Mongillo, Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Professional Studies at or via mail to her at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission preferred. Must reference Job Code in letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  For additional information about the University, visit

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.