The Marist College Education Department seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor Faculty position. The start date for the position is no later than Fall 2018.
Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate instruction in P - 12 education methods for Literacy and supervision of students in field-based courses and student teaching. Non-instructional duties include student advisement and service to the college, department, and broader community. Relevant scholarly activity blending research with practice is expected. The successful candidate is also expected to participate enthusiastically in innovative programs.
Qualifications: Requirements for the position include an earned Doctorate (ABD will be considered) from an accredited university with an emphasis in Literacy. The successful candidate will have teacher certification, a minimum of three years of teaching in P-12 settings where literacy is the focus, and experience with collaborative partnerships in diverse educational settings. The candidate should have an ability to integrate technology into instruction, and a commitment to alternative methods of program delivery including but not limited to online learning. Familiarity with clinical practice models and accreditation processes will be helpful.
Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in literacy education and experience teaching English Language Learners in bilingual or ESL programs. Additionally, preference will be given to applicants with a strong background in multiculturalism, under-represented groups, and integration of literacy across the curriculum. Proficiency in another language is a plus.
Marist College is especially interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups. The Marist Education Department is a dynamic professional community that features a Faculty Collaborative Research Group for sharing work on scholarship, and that participates in invigorating cross-disciplinary initiatives, such as the discussion group on Creating an Inclusive Community and the newly developed Social Justice Research Center. The Department, a leader in the Mid-Hudson School Study Council that comprises the 110 school districts and 14 teacher preparation institutions in the region, is developing a Birth – grade two certification program to complement existing certification programs in elementary, secondary and special education. The Department has a record of success in establishing partnerships that promote employment opportunities for our graduates, including with the Hawaii Department of Education, the internationally known Anderson Center for Autism, Abilities First for Rehabilitation, and local and regional school districts and charter schools.
Located on the river in the historic Hudson River Valley and at its Florence, Italy branch campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures & The Best 380 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (9th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Though now independent, Marist remains committed to the ideals handed down from its founders, the Marist Brothers: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. Marist educates approximately 4,900 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.
To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted. The applicant’s cover letter should (1) be brief; (2) address the requirements of the position; and (3) describe how they have worked to foster diversity and inclusion in their professional assignments.
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.
Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect, character, and skills 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, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. These ideals were handed down to us by the Marist Brothers who founded the Col...lege. Now an independent institution governed by a lay board of trustees, Marist continues to embrace the three ideals as an integral part of the College mission.