Tenure Track Professor Positions in Various Disciplines


Openings - Fall 2021

With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. One of four public research institutions in the state, Montclair State is a designated R2 Research Doctoral University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Located 12 miles west of New York City on a 252-acre suburban campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas and striking Spanish Mission architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a highly productive, dedicated and diverse faculty and student body.

The University’s 10 colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 18 NCAA Division III athletic teams for men and women, Montclair State offers its students a comprehensive college experience.

All positions are Assistant Professor, tenure track, unless otherwise noted and are subject to available funding.  ABDs must complete the degree by August 1, 2021.

Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Upload C.V., letter of interest, names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references.

All faculty candidates must demonstrate a well-defined research or artistic agenda and evidence of scholarly activities appropriate for the faculty rank.  Experience in grant seeking/writing to support research leading to publications in high-quality peer-reviewed journals or participation in service activities may be required in some disciplines.

We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in and with socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities; have a commitment to education for social justice, democratic and inclusive practice, and critical thinking; and are interested in inclusive education in research, teaching, service, and the success and engagement of our students.

Complete descriptions and qualifications for each position are posted on our website at:  https://www.montclair.edu/human-resources/job-seekers/


Department of Educational Leadership

Assistant Professor – Urban Education Leadership (R1001590)

Appointment includes teaching a range of graduate courses for prospective school leaders and supervisors with an emphasis on instructional leadership and using data in decision-making to create more equitable and culturally responsive schools.

Department of Public Health

Assistant/Associate Professor – Public Health (R1001597)

Appointment includes research, curriculum development, and teaching undergraduate and graduate public health courses in the concentration in Health Systems Administration and Policy.

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES – 1 position                                                     

Department of Justice Studies

Assistant Professor – Justice Studies and Medical Humanities (R1001607)

Teach and conduct research at the intersections of Justice Studies and the Medical/Health Humanities, including health care and human rights, medicine and law, medical issues in justice system populations, and health and social justice. Specialists in racial justice and/or health inequities will be given priority.


Department of Computer Science

Assistant Professor – Cybersecurity (R1001598)

Responsibilities include teaching, curriculum development, grant writing, research, recruitment and retention activities, student advising, service to the Department, College and University. Preference will be given to candidates with cybersecurity research extending into additional areas of computer science

Department of Computer Science

Assistant Professor – Human Computer Interaction (R1001599)

Responsibilities include teaching, curriculum development, grant writing, research, recruitment and retention activities, student advising, service to the Department, College and University. Preference will be given to candidates with additional expertise in one or more of the following related areas: Augmented Reality, Game Development and Mobile Computing.

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS – 2 positions

Department of Accounting and Finance

Assistant/Associate Professor – Accounting/Accounting Analytics (R1001594)

Responsibilities will include teaching introductory and core financial accounting and auditing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Experience integrating accounting analytics and technology into teaching and research is preferred.

Department of Economics

Assistant/Associate Professor – International Economics (R1001596)

Specialization in International Economics. Research and teaching specialties of particular interest are topics related to applied international trade, foreign direct investment, foreign exchange market and international macroeconomic policies.

SCHOOL OF NURSING – 1 position

Assistant Professor – Nursing Generalist (R1001606)

Registered Nurse with expertise in nursing education and provision of care for persons who require treatment of acute and chronic conditions across the health illness continuum in the context of family and community. The successful candidate will have experience in public health, and population and global health.  Faculty are expected to teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Earned doctorate in nursing or related field; if doctorate not earned in nursing then master’s degree in nursing is required. Candidates must be a Registered Nurse who is licensed in New Jersey or eligible for licensure in New Jersey.  Demonstrated aptitude for or evidence of excellence in teaching.

SPRAGUE LIBRARY – 1 position

Librarian III – Research and Reference Librarian  (R1001633)

Provide research and reference services to students, faculty, and the community weekdays and on a rotating night and weekend basis; teach library instruction and information literacy classes on all disciplines at all levels; conduct workshops for students and faculty; and serve as liaison to one or more academic departments. This is a 12-month position. Holds concurrent academic rank of Instructor.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the website at www.montclair.edu

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