Part-Time Lecturer, Social Studies

New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Job description

Salary: Salary per Credit

Posting Summary

The Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University invites applications for Part-Time Lecturer (PTL) teaching positions in the Social Studies program during the 2018-2019 academic year (September 4, 2018 through January 2, 2019 for the Fall Semester) and (January 22, 2019 through May 17, 2019 for the Spring Semester).

Successful Applicants will instruct undergraduate or graduate level courses in the field of social studies education, such as civic education, methods, curriculum analysis, global education, and human rights education.

Courses will be offered in a range of modalities beyond traditional settings, including hybrid and online formats. Course appointments are in the New Brunswick area, as well as, hybrid/online format.

Minimum Education and Experience

Masters Required.

Doctorate Preferred.

Applicants with other degrees from an accredited institution will be considered. Some prior teaching experience is also preferred.


The GSE consistently ranks among America’s best graduate schools of education. We’ve extended our track record once again, with U.S. News & World Report naming the GSE to its list of the nation’s to graduate schools of education. Respected faculty, innovative academic programs, groundbreaking research, and extensive service have established the GSE among the best graduate schools in the nation.

Since 1923, Rutgers’ Graduate School of Education (GSE) has been a national leader in preparing educators who create effective and equitable learning and in supporting researchers who discover the new knowledge that strengthens and advances their endeavors. As a professional school within Rutgers, a premier public research university and New Jersey’s state university, the GSE is uniquely positioned to offer rigorous master’s and doctoral degree programs as well as research-based professional education for teachers, administrators, and other education leaders.


Applications received by June 30 will be considered for both Fall and Spring Semesters, applications received after June 30 will be considered for spring only.

Instructors are expected to attend orientation, submit syllabus, respond to student emails and submit grades as per contract.

Posting Close Date: 12/31/2018

How to apply

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a concise statement of prior teaching experience, and 4) the names and contact information for three references.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until positions for the 2018-2019 academic year are filled but no later than December 31, 2018.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education.