St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting applications for the one-year position of Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor of Educational Studies, to begin Fall 2016, pending budgetary approval.
The department will consider candidates with expertise in all fields of education; however, experience and interest in educational psychology and secondary education is a plus. The candidate will be expected teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Course assignments will depend somewhat on the successful candidate’s expertise, but anticipated course needs include several sections of a course on Educational Psychology (EDUC/PSYC 368), and single sections of various courses targeted to candidates in the MAT program certifying in secondary-K-12 content areas.
The department seeks applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts setting and who have (or had) K-12 classroom experience. A Ph.D. is preferred, but candidates with master’s degree in and a minimum of five (5) years of classroom experience will be considered, particularly if the candidate already successfully taught at the post-secondary level.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary’s City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland’s public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
St. Mary’s College creates an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials include a CV; a cover letter that includes a description of teaching experiences in K-12 and post-secondary environments; three letters of recommendation; and a statement of teaching philosophy incorporating an explanation of how the applicant’s teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity. Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/34800. Questions may be directed to Dr. Katy Arnett, Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.