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Assistant/Associate Professor/Adolescent Education Departmental/Divisional Chair - Tenure Track Facu

Manhattan College
Bronx, New York
80,000 - 91,000
Posted Date
May 4, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Education at Manhattan College seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level, with a start date in August 2023. Essential duties and responsibilities include teaching a variety of general education courses, modeling excellent teaching, advising between 25-35 students each semester, and working collaboratively with Education Department faculty in the following programs: Adolescence Education, Childhood Education, Graduate Special Education, and Educational Leadership. This search is open to candidates specializing in secondary education (grades 7-12) in the discipline of English, social studies, or math. The Department Chair will be responsible for overseeing several programs, so priority will be given to candidates with teaching and administrative experience at multiple levels. 

This position includes Department Chair responsibilities, including but not limited to the following: 

-Promoting and modeling excellence in teaching and learning in the Department

-Manage all aspects of Departmental administration

-Create and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with partner schools

-Teach undergraduate courses

-Maintain data and write reports for program accreditation 

-Support the recruitment and retention of students

-Fosters diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging as well as collaboration with colleagues and students

The successful candidate must ascribe to the Lasallian mission, hold a Doctorate in a subject affiliated with adolescent education, have a minimum of five years of successful teaching and advising in a school setting, have administrative experience in a school context, and have experience teaching and administration in a higher education context as well. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong knowledge of New York City schools. 

We seek a faculty member with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring, who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, in order to attract and retain a diverse, talented student body. Manhattan College and its faculty view research, scholarship, teaching, as mutually supportive activities. A successful candidate must demonstrate plans for research that integrate teaching with their scholarly interests. This candidate must also be committed to the teacher-scholar model. Manhattan College Education faculty are expected to maintain high-quality teaching, an active and productive research program, and provide service to the college and community. 

This is an excellent time to join the Department of Education in the School of Liberal Arts. Manhattan College offers degrees which include BS/BA degrees for individuals who are initially certified in Adolescence in English, French, Spanish, Social Studies, Math, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. Extension programs are also available for secondary candidates interested in teaching middle school (grades 5-9). We also offer a Dual/Adolescence Students with Disabilities extension for secondary candidates. 

Our education degrees lead to New York State teaching certifications. They blend theory and practical experience, which enhances their understanding and application of content. Multiple opportunities are provided for clinic-based experiences, fieldwork and internships with our New York City partner schools including the New York City Department of Education school districts in the Bronx, as well as Yonkers Public Schools and the New York Archdiocese Schools. These placements serve as learning laboratories for our students. Furthermore, collaborations afford opportunities for networking and future employment. Manhattan College organizations for students include Kappa Delta Pi and Council for Exceptional Children.

Salary Range -  80,000 - 91,000

Manhattan College is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher learning in the Lasallian tradition of excellence in teaching and research, respect for individual dignity, and commitment to social justice inspired by the innovator of modern pedagogy, John Baptist de La Salle. Manhattan College offers degree programs in the liberal arts, business, education, engineering, and science. The College has approximately 3,500 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in over 40 fields of study and is committed to excellence in teaching a diverse student body and preparing students for successful careers and fulfilling lives. Manhattan College is ranked 13th in US News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities in the North and is recognized among the top colleges in the region for undergraduate teaching and veterans.

Manhattan College’s tree-lined campus is located in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, adjacent to Van Cortland Park. Our New York City location offers easy access to all of the world class cultural, artistic, educational, and business activities. 

Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2023

Interested candidates must complete an online application.  A detailed curriculum vita, descriptions of teaching and research interests, and the names and addresses of three references should be uploaded as .pdf documents via the on-line application. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by May 1st, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. 

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically underrepresented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V

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