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Visiting Assistant Professor in the NYU Teacher Residency
NYU Steinhardt

Date Posted May 24, 2019
Title Visiting Assistant Professor in the NYU Teacher Residency
University NYU Steinhardt
Syracuse, NY, United States
Department Department of Teaching and Learning
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • Education - General

Visiting Assistant Professor in the NYU Teacher Residency, Syracuse NY

Non-Tenure Track, Teaching and Learning

New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in the NYU Teacher Residency, to begin July 1, 2019. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Teaching and Learning. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can, and especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are hiring for a position to be located in Syracuse NY. We seek candidates with background and expertise in at least one of the following areas: urban education, special education, or science education. Along with faculty responsibilities, the successful applicant will serve as the Residency Director in the NYU Teacher Residency program in Syracuse.

RESPONSIBILITIES: ­Teach online modules in the Teacher Residency. Collaborate with department Faculty on assessment and evaluation of study programs. Will serve as Residency Director providing liaison support between NYU Resident Interns and our partners in the Syracuse City School District. Will 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 Intern cohorts; provide professional development for Teaching Mentors within school settings; and collaborate with faculty and staff to develop and implement in­-person and online professional learning communities for Resident Interns, Teaching Mentors, and TR graduates during the Induction year. Assist in the facilitation of program orientations and other recruitment events.

QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate in teacher education or a related field is required, as well as proven excellence as a teacher and strong scholarship in the applied professional fields aligned with the STR program focus, particularly special education, urban education, and science education. Minimum of 5 years experience teaching and/or working in high need urban settings required. Demonstrated experience coaching and building leadership capacity in new and experienced 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 indicating your preferred location(s), curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement (describing how you address diversity and inclusion 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 immediately and will continue until positions are filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted no later than June 4, 2019. Position begins on July 1, 2019. Additional information about the position may be obtained from Dr. Diana Turk,

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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 ground­breaking 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.

NYU is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer.

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  • Dr. Diana Turk
    Department of Teaching and Learning
    NYU Steinhardt


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