Clinical Assistant Professor for the NYU Teacher Residency and Residency Director, Syracuse NY
NYU Teaching and Learning
Location: Syracuse, New York
Non-Tenure Track, Teaching and Learning
New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor position in the NYU Teacher Residency in Special Education and Residency Director in Syracuse NY. This is a 12-month position with the potential for extension, including for multi-year contracts. This position will begin in June 2023. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Teaching and Learning. We are wholly committed to furthering our commitment to diversity by substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups. As a department, we are on an anti-racist journey and are striving to develop an intellectually diverse, inclusive, anti-racist, and equitable institution. We especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are hiring for a Clinical Assistant Professor of Special Education and Residency Director of the NYU Teacher Residency, to be located in Syracuse, NY.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach online modules in special education in the Teacher Residency and serve as Special Education Content Mentor in the program. Collaborate with Department faculty on assessment and evaluation of study programs. Serve as Residency Director providing liaison support between NYU Resident Teachers and our district partners in the Syracuse City School District. 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 Teacher Residency graduates during the Induction year. Assist in the facilitation of program orientations, recruitment events, and application reviews.
QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate in Special Education or a closely related field is required, as well as proven excellence as a teacher and strong applied scholarship related to special education, disability, and related fields. Minimum of 5 years experience teaching and/or working in complex urban settings required. Preference to candidates with deep understanding of Syracuse City School District. Demonstrated experience coaching and building leadership capacity in new and experienced special education teachers. We seek candidates who have knowledge and understanding of teacher residencies and demonstrated experience in and passion for work in urban schools. Comfort with technology-enhanced education is required.
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 February 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Additional information about the position may be obtained from Dr. Tamara Sewell, firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYU STEINHARDT: Our mission is to advance knowledge, creativity, and innovation at the crossroads of culture, education, and human development. We have award-winning faculty and alumni engaged in ground breaking research and artistic creation, at the cutting edge of their professions. NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning's faculty is committed to educationally informed decision making in collaboration with local urban and global educational partners.
NYU's dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and international programs and academic centers around the world. NYU Steinhardt faculty may have the opportunity to engage in research and teaching at these global study and research sites.
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NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning is a community that’s actively engaged with the theory and practice of how people learn. Our dynamic faculty have a wealth of hands-on experience in the field, from directing special education programs to advocating for social justice policy in the education space. They provide mentorship, guidance, and support to students to becoming effective educators.