Three Outstanding Scholars, Rutgers Graduate School of Education

New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Nationally ranked among US News & World Report’s Best Education Graduate Schools, 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 three outstanding scholars to join the GSE:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Reading/Literacy Education

The scholar filling this position will conduct a research and publication agenda that advances Rutgers Graduate School of Education’s pursuit of Advancing Excellence and Equity in Education. We seek tenured or tenure-track faculty who are reading specialists with expertise, experience, and a research agenda focused on early, elementary, middle and/or H.S. literacy/reading and writing theory and research; whose work advances issues of diversity, access, and social justice in education and society; who have expertise and experience in emergent reading, literacy/reading theory and research; and who are knowledgeable about current and innovative practices related to reading and writing. The position requires a candidate with expertise in literacy development and/or reading, and who has a strong background in teaching reading/writing in K-12 literacy settings. Read more here (

Assistant Professor of Black Studies and Anti-Racism in Education

Faculty in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration contribute to masters and doctoral programs focusing on issues of equity, structural inequality and social justice in education, including graduate programs in Education, Culture and Society, Social Studies Education and the Ph.D. concentration in Theory, Organization and Policy. They teach a broad range of courses that assist students across the GSE in developing theoretical frameworks, methodologies and perspectives critical to grappling with issues of social justice and equity in educative settings and processes and mentoring doctoral students in those areas. The scholar filling this position will contribute to the GSE’s program in Education, Culture and Society, and strengthen the Graduate School of Education’s theoretical rigor in Black Studies, intersectional analyses, and commitment to dismantling anti-Black racism. Read more here (

Associate/Full Professor of Educational Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation

The scholar filling this position will conduct a research and publication agenda that advances Rutgers Graduate School of Education’s pursuit of advancing excellence and equity in education; demonstrate scholarly productivity by publishing in peer- reviewed journals, securing external research support, and presenting at national and international scholarly conferences; contribute to the success of programs across the GSE; participate in program development and innovation; and develop and teach quantitative methods courses. We are specifically looking for scholars interested in assessment, evaluation, educational measurement, and statistics, including quantitative modeling and/or statistical theory in the social and behavioral sciences, psychometrics, and/or multilevel analysis, developing new methods for educational measurement, evaluation, and statistics. The scholar filling this position will advise students including doctoral students in our Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs; serve as a methodological resource and partner to student and colleagues, participate actively in local, state, and national professional organizations; and contribute to the service missions of the Graduate School of Education and the university. Read more here (

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. We are the region’s most high-profile public research institution and a leading national research center with global impact. Rutgers University–New Brunswick took root more than 250 years ago. We are the state’s most comprehensive intellectual resource—the flagship of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as designated by the Association of American Universities. Today, Rutgers–New Brunswick is among the top 25 public national universities in the United States as ranked by US News & World Report. With over 50,000 students and approximately 10,000 faculty and staff, Rutgers–New Brunswick is a vibrant academic community committed to the highest standards of teaching, research, and service. We educate New Jersey’s future leaders. With 17 schools and colleges, Rutgers–New Brunswick offers over 100 undergraduate majors and more than 200 graduate and professional degree programs. The university’s more than 500,000 living alumni are making a difference in all 50 states and on six continents.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and a NSF ADVANCE Institution.

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