The Department of Teacher Education at Rider University seeks adjunct instructors of early childhood education, educational psychology, and special education for the spring semester beginning January 23, 2023. The position is to teach courses titled: Infant and Toddler Care and Education; Developmental Educational Psychology; and various special education courses.
Instructors for Educational Psychology, Early Childhood and Special Education courses must be able to commit to teaching on campus during daytime hours. Courses may include supervising a related field experience in a K-12 partner school.
Master's degree in education or a related field.
K-12 teaching certificate (for field-based courses) and classroom/school experience
Demonstrated deep knowledge of research, policy and practices related to the course of study
Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience:
University teaching experience
About Rider University:
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.
Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.
Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.
Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has been included as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its
"As a learner-centered University dedicated to the education of the whole student, Rider provides students the intellectual resources and breadth of student life opportunities of a comprehensive university with the personal attention and close student-faculty interactions of a liberal arts college.Through a commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, faculty on both campuses provide undergraduate and graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills. Our highly regarded programs in the arts, social sciences, sciences, music, business and education challenge students to become active learners who can acquire, interpret, communicate and apply knowledge within and across disciplines to foster the integrative thinking required in a complex and rapidly changing world."