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Visiting Assistant Professor in the Embedded Master of Arts in Teaching Program, Non-Tenure Track
New York University

Date Posted Feb. 21, 2018
Title Visiting Assistant Professor in the Embedded Master of Arts in Teaching Program, Non-Tenure Track
University New York University
Department Steinhardt School of Education and Human Development
Application Deadline Feb. 24, 2018
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2018
  • New York, NY
    United States
  • Online / Remote Position
  • Visiting Professor
  • Teacher Education

New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor in the Embedded Master of Arts in Teaching (EMAT) Program, to begin July 1, 2018. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Teaching and Learning and will serve as a faculty member in the EMAT residency-based, technology-enhanced teacher education program. This is a one-year, non-tenure track appointment that is renewable for an additional two years, depending upon department need and satisfactory performance. A faculty position with the possibility of unlimited contract renewal may become available in this area. 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 multiple positions, one each to be located in or near a school district with which we are partnering, most likely in southern Florida, southern California, and upstate New York. For each of these positions, we seek candidates with background and expertise in at least one of the following areas: urban education, literacy, special education, and the teaching of emergent bilingual students. Along with their faculty responsibilities, successful applicants will serve as Residency Directors in school districts located in their resident cities and will have significant engagement with schools and community partners outside of NYU.

Teach online courses and modules in the Embedded Masters of Arts in Teaching (EMAT) residency program

Building and Supporting Learning Communities:
Support and provide ongoing feedback on teaching efficacy and professionalism to cohorts of NYU Resident Interns during their year-long residencies
Provide professional development for Teaching Mentors within school settings
Develop both in-person and online professional learning communities for Resident Interns, Teaching Mentors, and EMAT graduates in Induction year

Cultivating and Supporting District/School Leadership:
Serve as NYU-Steinhardt liaison with local school district/charter network
Create effective communications processes with school leadership and onsite program liaisons

Supporting EMAT Program:
Assist in the facilitation of program orientations and other recruitment events
Actively participate in the iterative design process for the EMAT program

Qualifications: An advanced degree (Master’s or doctorate) in teacher education or another related field, a strong track record of supporting the development of effective teachers, and demonstrated excellence as a teacher. Preference will be given to candidates with 5+ years of teaching and/or working in high need urban settings; those who can demonstrate strong professional experience in coaching and building leadership capacity in new and experienced teachers; and those who are adept at developing smooth and effective communications and working relationships with Partner Schools, Districts, and Networks. We particularly seek candidates who have knowledge and understanding of teacher residencies, demonstrated experience and passion for work in urban schools, knowledge and skills to support inclusive education principles, and experience leading effective professional development. Comfort with technology-enhanced education is essential.

Applications: Please apply online at 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 Febuary 24, 2018. Additional information about the position can be obtained from: Dr. Diana Turk at

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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 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.

  • New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Diana Turk
    Steinhardt School of Education and Human Development
    New York University
    New York, NY


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