Science Education FT faculty position

Faculty Position Opening in the School of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Marist College, located in New York’s historic Hudson River Valley, invites applications for:

The teacher education program at Marist College seeks a Science Educator for a tenure-track faculty position.  Teacher education at Marist College offers high quality programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Programs lead to initial certification and professional certification in a range of K – 12 grade levels and assignments, including special education.   Marist’s Teacher Education Department has 13 full-time faculty that work in a collegial environment emphasizing quality teaching, research and scholarship, and service to the college and community.

Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidate may teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Course content will include theory, assessment application, research, and innovative practices.  Service to students, the department, college and community is expected for tenure as is an active agenda of research and publications. There is potential for involvement with clinical experiences in local schools and districts.

The candidate will have earned a doctorate degree or may be an ABD nearing completion of a program.  Candidates should have one of their degrees in a science-related area.  Advanced study might be in science education, assessment, curriculum, or other area directly related to K- 12 education. Candidates should have experience working in schools.  Candidates should demonstrate a potential to contribute to the intellectual vitality of the teacher education program as well as the skills to work collegially with college faculty and educators from the region. Experience working with diverse populations and in a high needs school is highly desirable. 

Candidates for the position should have an understanding of contemporary theories, models, best practices, and current accountability systems associated with the teaching of science.  Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is preferred.  It is important that the candidate have experience with formative and summative assessment methods at various levels of K-12 education, and the integration of science within the STEM paradigm.  Knowledge of state and national standards is essential.  The successful candidate will also be considered for her/his demonstrated passion for education, familiarity with the use of technology to enhance achievement, and an understanding of the importance of science in the lives of students.  The selected candidate will complement the work of faculty and add to its significance as a recognized source of quality educators.

The Campus
Marist College is an independent and comprehensive liberal arts institution located in New York's historic Hudson River Valley.  Situated on 240 acres overlooking the Hudson River, it enrolls 4,200 full-time and 530 part-time undergraduates, 950 graduate and 530 continuing education students. 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. In 2010, Marist received a $75 million gift to establish the Raymond A. Rich Institute for Leadership Development in one the most architecturally significant homes in the Hudson River Valley, a 42,000-square-foot mansion. In recent years, the College has pursued major building initiatives, including construction of a 54,000 square foot, state-of-the-art Hancock Technology Center.
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.

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted.
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, persons with disabilities, and persons from other under-represented groups.


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