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Assistant Professor/ Adolescent Education Tenure Track

Manhattan College
Job Location:
Riverdale, New York
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Assistant Professor/Adolescent Education, Tenure Track Faculty Opening

FALL 2023

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, advising between 25-35 students each semester, working collaboratively with Education Department faculty, and modeling excellent teaching. This search is open to candidates specializing in secondary education (grades 7-12) in the discipline of French, Spanish, English, social studies, math, biology, chemistry, or physics.

The successful candidate must ascribe to the Lasallian mission, hold a Doctorate in a subject affiliated with adolescent education and have a minimum of five years of successful teaching and advising in a secondary education setting. 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 and 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 School/ Department of Education. 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 certification. All programs blend theory and practical experience, which enhances student's 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 the Council for Exceptional Children.

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 commitment to veterans.

Manhattan College’s tree-lined campus is located in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, adjacent to Van Cortlandt 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 positions are filled or stated deadline.

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 11/1/22 but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Please contact with any questions about uploading your documents.

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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