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Associate/Full Professor, Elementary Education (Teacher Education and P-12 Community Engagement) -

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 18, 2024

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Department of Early Childhood, Elementary Education and Critical Foundations


A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford, and five others. The University has earned national recognition for innovation, commitment to high-quality, affordable education, and developing public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the fourth fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For more information on Rowan University, click here

The College of Education at Rowan University is searching for an Associate/Full Professor to serve the Elementary Education program with an emphasis on Teacher Education and Community Engagement. This is a full-time, tenure-track position. The candidate will teach courses in the Bachelor of Arts in Education, Elementary Education program (K-6) on the Rowan-Camden campus, present at state, national and international conferences, produce high-quality scholarly research in appropriate venues for their respective field, and pursue external funding for projects. The successful candidate will participate in service initiatives, at the program department, college and university level.

Required Qualifications:

● Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in elementary education, teacher education, curriculum/instruction, or a closely related field from an accredited institution of higher education at the time of application;

● A minimum of 3 years of successful teaching experience in K-6 classrooms;

● A record of scholarly publications consistent with an associate professor level;

● Demonstrated record of success in teaching initial licensure teacher candidates;

● Demonstrated knowledge of the field of elementary education, including standards, professional organizations, issues, and trends;

● Demonstrated commitment to inclusion, social justice and equity in education through K-6 community engagement ;

● Demonstrated ability and effectiveness in communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills, as well as collaboration, collegiality, and respect for all people;

● Demonstrated teaching, scholarship and service commitments consistent with the mission of the College of Education of access, success and equity; and

● Experience working with school districts in urban contexts and building university-district partnerships through teaching, research, and service.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Eligible to meet state licensure requirements for New Jersey elementary education (K-6) and Demonstrated record of success in securing external funding to support scholarship;

● Experience with higher education teaching in multiple formats, including online, hybrid, face-to-face, off-campus satellite location, and the supervision of teacher candidates;

● Experience with program coordination or leadership or a willingness to lead at the program level;

● Experience teaching in a rural or urban setting;

● Advocacy related to access, success, and equity issues in education;

● Familiarity with program recognition and the accreditation standards of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP);

● Experience with multiple forms of assessment and the evaluation of practitioners, particularly Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching.

Starting Date: September 1, 2024

The application must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system at:

Review of applications begins on February 27, 2024, and will continue until filled.

Please direct questions to Dr. Cathy A.R. Brant, Search Committee Chair, at

Submit contents of application (pdf documents preferred)

● Application cover letter addressing experiences related to higher education teaching, scholarship, and service,

● Curriculum vitae,

● A statement of research,

● Teaching philosophy,

● Copies of all graduate transcripts (unofficial for application), and

● Names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references (include name, title, institution/organization, email, and phone number) – NOTE: References will be contacted after the invitation to on-campus visit is extended. Candidates will be notified in advance.

The application must include each of these documents at the time of submission.

Rowan University celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, race, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, (dis)ability status, military status, and other NJ protected classes. Rowan University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment as required by Title IX. Rowan is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with (dis)abilities.

To request reasonable accommodation, contact Christy Mroz, Administrative Assistant,, 856-256-5494. Rowan strongly encourages applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Advertised: Jan 18 2024 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:


Rowan University

Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a public research institution ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Today, Rowan University offers bachelor through doctoral degrees and professional certificates in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden, Stratford, and Sewell, and on the campuses of partner community colleges. 

Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitme

Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusiveagile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.nt to high-quality, affordable education; and the development of public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan is the nation’s third fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

As a leading employer in southern New Jersey with over 3,500 employees, Rowan offers comprehensive and competitive employment. 

A dynamic institution in the midst of unprecedented growth, Rowan offers faculty small classes, strong academic programs and ample research and leadership opportunities.

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