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.
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 located on the banks of the historic Hudson River midway between New York City and Albany and at its Florence, Italy campus. 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 and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.