- Doctoral degree in early childhood education, child development, developmental psychology or related field.
- Proven record of excellence in research and capacity for initiating, maintaining, and enhancing research projects relating to early childhood program quality and practice.
- Significant experience in leading research teams or organizations conducting large scale research.
- Significant experience as a senior administrator of early childhood programs in a federal, state, or municipal agency.
- Proven record of excellence in developing and implementing systems of professional development in early childhood education to early childhood leaders and teachers.
- Proven record in supporting the use of child and classroom data for informing program improvements and professional development in early childhood systems.
- Experience teaching in early childhood settings including preschool (or equivalent experiences).
- Experience working collegially with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
In addition, the successful candidate will have:
- Strong knowledge of early childhood education practice with a focus on learning and teaching, including teacher preparation, and in particular as it relates to dual language learners.
- Strong knowledge of early childhood policy at the state and federal levels.
- Demonstrated leadership and management skills for organizations comparable in size to NIEER.
- Effective and efficient writing skills.
- Ability to work well as part of a team in a matrixed environment.
- Ability to handle deadline pressures and adjust to changing priorities.
- Excellent public speaking skills and the ability to represent NIEER to senior policy maker audiences, early childhood program leaders, philanthropy, and the media.
For any questions, please contact Dr. Milagros Nores at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “Research Professor Position”. To apply, please use the link provided by Rutgers at https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/40618.
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