Assistant Professor of Education – Secondary Methods & Curriculum
Aquinas College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the School of Education focused on secondary teacher preparation.
An ideal candidate will have higher education experience with teacher preparation, as well as experience teaching in middle and high school settings. Candidates will have expertise with regard to secondary curriculum and methods, will be proficient with the latest education technology tools, and will have held leadership roles within the field. Applicants should be knowledgeable about current Michigan teacher preparation and certification requirements. Demonstrated use of educational technology, including online teaching/learning and familiarity with Google applications is expected. An ideal candidate will be eager to support innovative new programming that will address Catholic school staffing needs.
Applicants should hold an advanced degree in education, preferably an Ed.D. or Ph.D. in education. Doctoral students and candidates will be considered, although completion of a terminal degree is expected.
Teaching responsibilities include secondary curriculum and methods courses and core education courses at a standard teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester. Additional responsibilities include: maintaining on-campus office hours, advising and mentoring education students, pursuing scholarly research, strengthening relationships with area K-12 partner schools, and participating in departmental and college-wide service.
As an educational community that embraces its namesake’s integration of faith and reason, Aquinas College esteems the Dominican philosophy of education rooted in prayer, study, community and service. Candidates must be willing to support the Catholic Dominican mission of Aquinas College as expressed in its mission statement.
To apply, please submit the following:
1) Cover letter that describes your teaching philosophy
2) Curriculum vitae
3) List of references
4) Statement reflecting on your potential contribution to the Aquinas College mission
Review of applications will begin December 2018. Faculty appointment will begin in August 2019.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Aquinas College is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic Dominican tradition. Aquinas College provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective, emphasizes career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and fosters a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common good. Aquinas College values: Faith, Learning, Service and Community.