Nationally ranked and in its 95th year, Rutgers Graduate School of Education is part of New Jersey's flagship public university. Committed to advancing excellence and equity in education, the Graduate School of Education (GSE) at Rutgers University—New Brunswick seeks an outstanding educator to join our school and Rutgers program faculty to support the Ed.M. in Language Education certification and master's degree programs. Rutgers Graduate School of Education recently launched our Urban Social Justice Program, which aims to develop a generation of teachers with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach and advocate for all students and learn from the communities they serve.
The position of Lecturer is a one-year term with the expectation that it will be renewed for a second year; it is not anticipated that this position will extend more than 2 years as it is contingent upon funding.
The successful candidate will assume an active role as a full-time non-tenure track (NTT), non-renewable 2-year term in the Language Education Program and the GSE community. Responsibilities will include teaching in face-to-face and/or online contexts; community-based program coordination; professional development in local district; administrative duties; and service to the program, school, and field. This position will be a 12-month, calendar year appointment.
Position is for two years, with possible extension contingent on funding.
Responsibilities for this position include: 1.Provide professional development in partner schools, for example, on Spanish language for teachers, culturally relevant pedagogy, etc. 2.Coordinate community-engaged conversation programs for teachers and parents; 3.Design, coordinate the development of Career Technical Education pathways programs for high school students and prepare P-12 teachers to implement the courses; 4.Design, coordinate and implement a community-based ESL Certification Program; and 5.Teaching courses leading to ESL Certification.
Minimum Education and Experience:
This position requires a minimum of a Master's Degree with a Doctorate preferred. Our school and university are especially interested in applications from individuals who are members of groups that have been and still are underrepresented in university faculty positions. Salary and terms of appointment are commensurate with qualifications.
We seek candidates for the Lecturer in Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Community-Engaged Practices with an earned master's degree or doctorate in language education, TESOL, bilingual education or related, relevant field.
We seek a dynamic instructor with a strong grounding in the theory and practice of language and social justice education to teach courses on second language acquisition, teaching emerging bilinguals, and/or methodology of ESL instruction.
A strong professional identity as an educator, higher education teaching experience, K-12 teaching experience, knowledge and relationships with local community organizations, and a demonstrated commitment to social justice and emerging bilingual education are highly preferred qualifications.
In screening applicants, we will be looking for evidence of demonstrated commitment to addressing diversity, equity, and social justice issues in education/higher education. Spanish proficiency preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
It is preferred that the candidate hold PK-12 ESL certification.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office computer software helpful.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
This position requires travel between the university and local school districts.
Posting Number: 19FA2033
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 100631
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.