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Clinical Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Literacy and Innovation Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track

New York University


New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a nonĀ­-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Literacy and Innovation. 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.

We seek a faculty member with a focus on early childhood literacy in urban settings, and expertise in the application of cutting-edge technology integration.


Teach early childhood and childhood literacy courses at all levels; advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; collaborate with faculty on curriculum and program development and technology/literacy integration initiatives; support theoretically informed cutting edge literacy integration in reading and literacy that is both developmentally appropriate, research-based, and culturally responsive to the needs of those children that are beginning readers and/or struggling with reading and writing; Conduct interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary outreach, education and applied research in literacy education at the Departmental, School, community and State level, participate in faculty meetings, serve on committees, and provide other service to the University.

Doctoral degree in a relevant field. Previous teaching experience at the college/university level, at least 3 years previous experience teaching at the preschool/elementary level and a body of professional work and experience within the fields of literacy and curriculum development.

Please apply online at with a letter of application, 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 who will be automatically contacted by Interfolio on your behalf to upload confidential letters.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted no later than January 15, 2018. Additional information about the position can be obtained from: Professor, Erin O’Connor, Search Committee Chair, 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.

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