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Career Opportunities - Faculty

To apply for an employment opportunity at Bloomfield College, all applicants should reply to person or office indicated  in listing:

All applications should be submitted electronically (preferably in PDF format) to the contact email address listed in the position description. The Webmaster can in no case accept emailed resumes.

All faculty applications should include:

  •     Letter of Application
  •     Curriculum vitae
  •     Three letters of recommendation (with contact information)
  •     Official graduate transcript (required if selected for interview)

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education

Bloomfield College’s Division of Education seeks applications for a tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education starting Fall 2017.

Bloomfield College is an independent institution of higher education founded in 1868 and located in Bloomfield, NJ. It is a four year liberal arts and pre-professional institution attracting students from New Jersey’s suburban and inner city neighborhoods and from many countries around the world. The College serves approximately 2,100 undergraduates. Bloomfield College has maintained an enduring commitment to its special mission, which recognizes the importance of preparing students to participate in a diverse society. The Division of Education is committed to preparing educators to become teachers in classrooms that reflect the diversity of American society.

The successful candidate will join a small collaborative faculty committed to improving public education. Enthusiasm for and ability to work in a small close-knit collaborative environment is essential. In addition, faculty are expected to develop strong relationships with students in an effort to help them reach their professional goals.

The faculty member who assumes this position will lead and coordinate the early childhood program (undergraduate and graduate level programs), collaborate with the other faculty in coordinating the elementary program, and teach early childhood foundational and methods courses in the undergraduate and graduate level programs. The undergraduate program prepares students for early childhood and/or elementary certification (prekindergarten through grade 6) or dual certification in special education and early childhood/elementary education (prekindergarten to grade 6). The graduate level post baccalaureate program includes several programs. The post baccalaureate program offers preparation for initial certification that is open to career changers who already possess an undergraduate degree. In addition, it prepares students for endorsement certification, either as teachers of children in the early childhood grades or as a teacher of students with disabilities, and offers an alternate route program in early childhood education.

All candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate in early childhood education or closely related field from an accredited institution by the appointment date. Candidates with A.B.D. or active progress toward a Doctorate in early childhood education or closely related field with significant teaching experience both in p-3 classrooms and undergraduate and graduate courses may be considered for this position. The ideal candidate will have extensive classroom teaching experience with diverse populations, both in preschool as well as kindergarten through third grade. Some experience teaching at the college level is essential. Additionally, a strong background in emergent and early literacy, and/or STEM education is required.

Applications must be submitted electronically (PDF files preferred) which include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation (submitted directly from the person writing the letter) with their contact information to education_search@bloomfield.edu. (No phone calls) The review of applications will begin on January 16, 2017. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. No one will be considered for an interview without al parts of the application submitted. If selected for an interview, official graduate transcripts will be required.

 

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Bloomfield College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Sociology at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2017. We are seeking to hire a broadly educated sociologist whose areas of specialization include social inequality with a global focus. We especially encourage sociologists who have an interest in human services to apply. The successful candidate will teach at all levels of the curriculum to a diverse student body and will offer courses in his or her areas of expertise. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the teaching of the core courses in sociology, including Introduction to Sociology.

Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Sociology, but we will consider those who are ABD. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy to sociologysearch@bloomfield.edu. They should also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation with contact information submitted directly by the persons writing the letters to the latter email address. All application materials must be submitted by November 30, 2016.

 

Assistant Professor of Nursing

The Division of Nursing at Bloomfield College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Nursing for January 2017.  This requires experience as a nurse educator (CNE certification preferred).  Experience in Maternal Child Nursing, and Medical/Surgical Nursing will be given priority consideration.  Qualified applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Nursing as the minimal requirement.  A terminal degree is preferred and applicants enrolled in courses toward a terminal degree are considered first.  Current clinical practice is also expected.  Nurse Practitioners holding a minimum of Master’s degree in Nursing and enrolled in a doctoral program are encouraged to apply; New Jersey license required. 

Applicants must electronically submit (PDF format preferred) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation with contact information (submitted directly from the person writing the letter) to nursing_search@bloomfield.edu. Official graduate transcripts will be required of applicants accepted for an interview.  (Electronic submissions only, no phone calls please). Search is open until filled.

 

Assistant Professor of Creative Arts and Technology

Bloomfield College invites applications for a full time, tenure track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor in the division of Creative Arts & Technology for the 2017-2018 academic year.  We are at a very exciting time with new facilities and are seeking a skilled trans-disciplinary new media artist with expertise in interactive storytelling and a deep understanding of game creation and play. We are seeking someone who is visionary, experimental and can bridge contemporary art making practices with the current cultural effects of new media and Internet technologies. We look to influence the next generation of art-makers through the presentation and production of ideas, issues and criticism.

The ideal candidate should be socially and culturally active - globally perceptive, and be able to incorporate several new media forms.  Critical to this position will be a deep commitment to understanding race and class issues and the ability to relate to a diverse student population.  We celebrate learning about the strengths and differences of our students.

The strength of CAT has always been forward thinking in collaborating within the following areas: animation, music technology, video, photo and expanded media, design, physical computing, creative coding, interactive, locative and web-based art making, mobile design & development, UX design, virtual reality, performance and play.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate should have the appropriate terminal degree for their field (MFA, PhD, or equivalent), proven excellence and commitment in teaching, and share our values in a deep commitment to our students, with at least three years of prior teaching experience.  A strong professional record of exhibitions, publications or productions and knowledge of traditional and contemporary art, theory and criticism will be regarded highly.

Responsibilities include teaching six courses per year.  The candidate is expected to participate in the administration of the division, student advising, organization of special events, committee participation and to perform college-wide services.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants should submit the following as two PDF files:

  1. Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, list of three references and contact information, Teaching Philosophy, Diversity Statement and URL(s) for an online portfolio of work. Optional: examples of student work, writing samples, etc. Maximum PDF file size: 5 MB.
  1. Examples of your creative work: maximum 20 still images and/or video with links embedded in a PDF. Maximum PDF file size: 5 MB.

Please send two PDF files (Electronic applications only, no hard copies will be accepted), with subject heading: Full Time Search - to: CAT_Search@bloomfield.edu. Deadline: Review of applications will begin immedidately; applications must be received by November 15, 2016 (11.59pm EST) to be considered.

Bloomfield College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.