Full Job Description
The Marist College Education Department seeks candidates for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Education to begin in fall 2020.
Requirements for the position include an earned doctorate in special education, or a related field from an accredited university. In particular, we seek faculty with expertise in one or more of these areas: special education methods for grades 7 – 12 and/or teaching methods in a secondary content area of either mathematics or social studies.
The successful candidate will have teacher certification, teaching experience in 7-12 settings, including experience with collaborative partnerships in diverse educational settings and students with disabilities. The candidate should have an ability to integrate technology into instruction, and to be open to a variety of course delivery methods (e.g. online or hybrid). Familiarity with accreditation processes will be helpful.
Primary responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate instruction in P – 12 education methods. Supervision of student teaching may be assigned. The expected course load for our faculty is 21 credits; typically distributed as a 3:4 course load. Applicants should have an active research agenda that leads to high-quality peer reviewed publications and presentations.
Required Application Documents:
Cover letter, CV/Resume & Three Professional References
About the Department:
The Education Department is a member of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences along with departments for psychology, criminal justice, and social work. The Education Department offers a variety of teacher preparation programs including: (1) elementary education, grades 1-6, with dual certification for students with disabilities (2) a birth through second grade teacher certification, and (3) 7 - 12 grade certification in seven content areas (English, math, social studies, biology, chemistry, Spanish, and French) also with dual certification for students with disabilities. The department offers a 5-year program to the elementary/students with disabilities candidates that results in an MA in Educational Psychology. Our adolescence education program is offered only in a 5-year format, and provides graduates with the coursework to complete certification in their content area for grades 7-12, special education certification, and as Master of Arts in Teaching.
About Marist College:
Marist College is an independent and comprehensive Master’s granting institution grounded in the liberal arts located in New York's historic Hudson River Valley. It enrolls over 5,000 traditional undergraduate, over 900 full and part-time graduate, and over 300 continuing education students. The College also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, site locations in Dublin, Paris, and other locations, and an Executive Center in New York City for corporate, graduate, working professional, and undergraduate education. Marist has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, TIME Magazine, The Princeton Review's The Best 376 Colleges, and Barron's Best Buys in College Education and is noted for being a pioneer in the area of online degree programs. Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect and character required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st Century. The College fulfills its mission by pursuing three ideals: excellence in education, the importance of community, and the principle of service. Please see www.marist.edu for more information.
Type of Position:
Months per Year:
Time as required for teaching, office hours, departmental/school activities, scholarship/professional development and other activities as needed
Marist College main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY
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