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Assistant Professor of Education
Date Posted 10/09/2019
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota invites candidates to apply for the tenure track faculty position in the School of Education, beginning in August of 2020. The standard teaching load is defined as 22-24 credit hours per contract year, addressing general areas of education and methods courses for secondary teachers and supervision of student teachers primarily in the Undergraduate Teacher Education Program in the School of Education at Saint Mary’s. The faculty member may also teach and supervise student teachers in our Master of Arts in Teaching program or teach courses in the integrated general education program as needed. 

Essential Skills and Abilities
The successful candidate will have 1) an earned doctorate in education or a related field from a regionally accredited institution; minimum of eight years of teaching in a high school/middle school setting, and a current license in 5-12 or K-12; 2) Knowledge of how to apply research- based best practices in education to serve the needs of future teachers and the students they will serve; and 3) a strong record of excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership. 
 
Candidates must be able to support the Lasallian Catholic mission of the University to awaken, nurture, and empower learners to ethical lives of service and leadership. The School of Education aligns with this mission in the expectation that the faculty member must exhibit a record of teaching that supports a learner-centered approach to education. 
 
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota believes a broadly diverse professoriate contributes to a robust academic environment and is critical to achieving the University's mission in an increasingly diverse society. Individuals whose work history includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities, are especially encouraged to apply, as well as those experienced in overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
The successful candidate will have the following credentials and experience: 
  • Earned doctorate in education or a related field from a regionally accredited institution 
  • Minimum of eight years of teaching in a high school/middle school setting 
  • A secondary education teaching license (5-12), additional K-12 license preferred 
  • Successful 5-12 teaching experience and leadership. Higher education teaching experience preferred. 
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check. 
Additional Required Materials Letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and the names of three references
Application Review Date 12/06/2019
Starting Date 08/17/2020
Contact Scott Sorvaag, Chair, Search Committee
Contact Email ssorvaag@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 9 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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