Literacy --Assistant Professor Position at Marist College

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Literacy
Department: School Social & Behavioral Sciences : Marist College; Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Type of Position: Full Time
Classification: Faculty
Duration of Position: 9 Month

Brief Summary:

The teacher education program at Marist College is searching for a tenure-track Assitant or Associate Professor for secondary education. Teacher education at Marist provides high quality programs at the undergraduate and graduate (Master's) levels that lead to both initial and professional certification in a range of areas and levels including elementary, middle grades, secondary, and special education. With 13 full-time faculty, the teacher education group offers a working environment that emphasizes quality teaching, support for a range of research and scholarship, and a collegial working environment that is very supportive of new and established faculty alike.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The courses you will teach will depend on your areas of expertise and interest, but they may include theory courses, methods courses, and courses on working with special populations such as ESL, linguistically diverse learners, or adults. Courses on specific topics such as family literacy or content-area literacy are also a possibility.


The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate degree in an appropriate field but if you are ABD and near completion you will also be considered. Candidates should have experience working in schools and demonstrate a potential to contribute to the intellectual vitality of the teacher education program as well as the ability to work collegially with other faculty and with school leaders and teachers in the region. Experience working with diverse populations and in high needs schools is highly desired.

Required Applicant Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, References, Teaching Philosophy

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