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Adelphi University Open Rank Faculty Position - Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education in Garden City, New York

Open Rank Faculty Position - Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education

Job Department/School College of Education and Health Sciences

FT/PT/Temp Full time

Location Garden City, N.Y.

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Open Rank Faculty Position

Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education (Early Childhood Education and Students with Disabilities)

Ruth S. Ammon College of Education and Health Sciences


The School of Education in the Ruth S. Ammon College of Education and Health Sciences is currently seeking an open-rank faculty member with experience in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, full professor, and Clinical Faculty position) starting Fall 2023

The College is deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.


  • Engage in the design of an innovative curriculum in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education.

  • Collaborate with the Alice Brown Early Learning Center to support student success, mentoring prospective teachers in developing relationships and teaching strategies that support healthy learning outcomes

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Childhood, Special Education and/or related subjects.

  • Provide service to school, college, university, and community.

  • Aid in student recruitment and retention efforts in collaboration with the college and the university.

  • Facilitate the CAEP/NAEYC Early Learning Program Accreditation process and NYS, CEC and DEC program standards


  • Earned doctoral degree in Early Childhood, Special Education, or related fields, or Masters degree with extensive experience in early childhood and early childhood special education

  • Evidence of scholarship and curriculum design.

  • Extensive experience with Early Childhood and childcare centers, and working with children with special needs.

  • Strong understanding of the trends and NY state regulations in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education development and learning.

  • Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.


  • Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a current CV, a statement on research and teaching, and three letters of reference.

  • To be considered, applications must be submitted through the Adelphi website only, https://www.adelphi.edu/hr/open-positions/.

  • Review of applications will begin upon receipt of application with the search continuing until the position is filled. Interviews will begin in the Spring semester 2023.


    Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 7,500 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students 75 undergraduate programs, more than 70 master’s degree and doctoral programs, and 55 certificate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 118,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 44 states and 65 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

    The College of Education and Health Science at Adelphi University, home to the department of Health and Sport Sciences is one of the paramount institutions in the preparation of practitioners and leaders in education and allied human service fields. The Department is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence. For further information about the college and the department, go to https://www.adelphi.edu/education/.

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Adelphi University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all candidates, including people of color and those who are, or identify as, members of any marginalized, underserved or underrepresented group. Adelphi is an emerging Hispanic serving institution so bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Here is our University statement on diversity: https://www.adelphi.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/about/.