Assistant Professor of Education
Marist College

Assistant Professor of Education

The Marist College Education Department seeks candidates for the tenure-track faculty position of Assistant Professor of Education to begin in Fall 2021.

Minimum Qualifications:

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 special education for grades 1-6 and/or 7 – 12. Inclusive teaching methods for one of the key content areas (e.g., Math, Literacy, Social Studies, or Science) is also preferred.

The successful candidate will have teacher certification, teaching experience in public school settings, including experience with collaborative partnerships in diverse educational settings. The candidate should have an ability to integrate technology into instruction and be open to a variety of course delivery methods (e.g. online or hybrid).

Essential Functions:

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. Also responsible for advisement of students and participation in departmental activities.

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

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy 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 and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 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, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit


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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.


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Marist College
3399 North Rd
Poughkeepsie, 12601