Clinical Assistant Professor in the NYU Teacher Residency in Inclusive Childhood Education

New York University
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a 12-month Clinical Assistant Professor position in the NYU Inclusive Childhood Teacher Residency, to begin June 1, 2022. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Teaching and Learning. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can, and especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are hiring for a position to be located in various boroughs throughout New York, NY.  We seek candidates with background and expertise in at least two of the following areas: urban childhood education, special education, and/or childhood literacy education. Along with faculty responsibilities, the successful applicant will serve as the Residency Director in the Inclusive Childhood NYU Teacher Residency program in charter networks  throughout the five boroughs of NYC.

RESPONSIBILITIES: ­Teach and co-teach online modules focused on inclusive special education and childhood literacy in the Teacher Residency in Inclusive Childhood Education. Collaborate with Department faculty on assessment and evaluation of study programs.  Serve as Residency Director for Inclusive Childhood Residency,  providing liaison support between NYU Resident Teachers and our partners in various charter schools and networks. Collaborate with Department faculty to develop and implement communication processes with partner school leadership and onsite program liaisons.  Provide ongoing teaching efficacy and professionalism feedback to NYU Resident Teacher cohorts. Provide professional development for Teaching Mentors within school settings. Collaborate with faculty and staff to develop and implement in­-person and online professional learning communities for Resident Teachers, Teaching Mentors, and TR graduates during the Induction year.  Assist in the facilitation of program orientations and other recruitment events.


QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate in teacher education, special education or a related field is required, as well as proven excellence as a teacher and strong scholarship in the applied professional fields aligned with the TR program focus, particularly special education, urban childhood education, and childhood literacy education.  Minimum of 5 years experience teaching and/or working in high need urban settings and special education required.  Demonstrated experience coaching and building leadership capacity in new and experienced teachers. We seek candidates who have knowledge and understanding of teacher residencies and demonstrated experience in and passion for work in urban elementary schools. Comfort with technology-­enhanced education is required.

Application Instructions

APPLICATIONS: Please apply online with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement (describing how you address diversity, inclusion, anti-racism, and belonging in the scope of your teaching and broader work), and names and contact information for three referees to upload confidential letters.

Application review will begin on October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  The start date for this position is June 2022.  Additional information about the position may be obtained from Dr. Tamara Sewell, 



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