Assistant Professor of Professional Practice



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Job description

Newark, NJ

Salary: Open

Posting Summary

The Department of Urban Education invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, calendar year Assistant Professor of Professional Practice for an appointment beginning September 1, 2022.  In addition to teaching, the position will serve as the Director of Teacher Preparation and Innovation.  The Department of Urban Education is committed to equity that is grounded in valuing a racially, socioeconomically, and linguistically diverse society, and we are looking for a like-minded, justice-oriented colleague.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teacher education through advancing and supporting initiatives that deepen pedagogical knowledge and sustain motivated learning in all students, particularly students from underrepresented backgrounds. Rutgers non-tenure track positions have competitive salary and benefits.

Posting Close Date: 11/26/2021

Minimum Education and Experience

Terminal degree in Education and seven (7) or more years of teaching experience in the K-12 classroom and experience in teacher education.


The School of Arts and Sciences-Newark (SASN) is a place where exploration, discovery, and imagination come together to form the core of a liberal arts education. We serve all undergraduates at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N); and offer a broad selection of more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate courses a year in more than 40 subjects. SASN combines the best of a large research university with a small liberal arts college. RU-N is a remarkably diverse, urban, public research university that is not just in Newark but of Newark-an anchor of our home city. RU-N is located in a transportation hub with easy access to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. New Jersey offers vibrant and varied cultural activities, excellent schools, and opportunities to live in culturally diverse urban, suburban, or small-town settings within a short distance of campus. RU-N is consistently ranked one of the most diverse universities in the country by US News & World Report and is located minutes from New York City. For more information about RU-N:

How to apply

Apply online

Application must include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, current curriculum vitae, an the names and contact information of two references.

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.