Master of Arts in Teaching, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Graduate Education, Leadership, & Counseling in the College of Education and Human Services at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ announces an opening for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2019. We seek a dedicated professional, with a collaborative approach to join our dynamic and growing department and align with the College of Education and Human Services’ Mission of “fostering knowledgeable, committed, and reflective professionals.”


Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction or a related field. Experience teaching in both K-12 and college settings is preferred. Experience in science and/or math education is also preferred.


In addition to teaching, the candidate will be involved in program development and assessment the post-baccalaureate teacher certification and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program.  The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to the mentoring and advising of students, service to the department, college and university, be active professionally, and maintain an active scholarly agenda. The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. A candidate with a demonstrated commitment to addressing the diverse needs of its various partners, students, and constituencies is highly desired.


Rider University is a private university with primary campus located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Over 4,100 undergraduate and 950 graduate students are enrolled in 67 undergraduate programs and 35 graduate programs in business administration, education, liberal arts, sciences, fine and performing arts, counseling, and leadership. There are 248 full-time faculty supporting a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. U.S. News & World Report ranks Rider in the top tier of northern regional universities offering master’s degrees. Further information is available at

All applicants must apply directly for Position No. 313358 through our website at: Please attach a: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, a statement outlining your commitment to diversity including evidence of your experience working with and teaching diverse students, detailed statement of research interests, plans, goals, and need, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three references. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  The final candidate will be required to undergo a criminal background check prior to employment. 



Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria. The Department values diversity among its faculty and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community.