Assistant or Associate Professor of Education

Job Details


Division of Education


Job Title:        Assistant or Associate Professor of Education (Tenure Track) 

Reports To:    Chairperson, Division of Education

Status:            Full Time, Exempt


General Description


The Division of Education at Mount Saint Mary College (NY) seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Education depending on experience. Candidates should have expertise in Language Arts and Multilingual Education (ESL/Bilingual/TESOL). The position has a possible start date of January 2023.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities


The successful candidate will teach courses in Linguistics, Language Arts, and Multilingual Education, as well as assist in the ongoing development of ENL and Bilingual programs.


The Division of Education places a priority on the importance of clinical experience in teacher education, in addition to working closely with schools in the community. Therefore, faculty-supervised embedded fieldwork are required in courses that the successful candidate will teach.


In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, faculty members are expected to maintain active participation in research, provide academic advisement for students, contribute to program planning, curriculum construction or revision, and fulfillment of accreditation requirements.


Candidates are also expected to participate in College academic committees, work collaboratively with College faculty, participate in College-wide recruitment activities (Open House, Admitted Students Day, etc.) and embrace a commitment of service to the College and community.




Candidates for this position should have an earned doctorate in Education, with specialties in the area of ESL/Bilingual Education, and teaching experience in K-12 schools with diverse populations.

Additionally, candidates should have a strong theoretical background and knowledge of research-based assessments, methods, and strategies for teaching all learners.


Application Materials & Procedure 

In addition to the employment application (available at, candidates should submit: 1) a letter of interest detailing qualifications for the position; 2) their most recent CV; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; 4) sample syllabi; 5) undergraduate and graduate transcripts (may be unofficial at the time of application); 6) teaching certifications, and 7) three letters of recommendation. Review of applications begins November 15, 2022.


For information about Mount Saint Mary College, please visit For information about the Division of Education and its programs, please visit Education | Mount Saint Mary College ( and Master of Science in Education (MSEd) | Mount Saint Mary College (



Mount Saint Mary College is an independent, liberal arts college located in New York’s scenic Hudson Valley, 60 miles north of New York City, with a strong focus on preparing students for lifelong service. The college is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty and staff. Mount Saint Mary College does not discriminate in its employment, operations, programs, and services on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Mount Saint Mary College was ranked a Top-Tier Regional University (North) by U.S. News & World Report, and is on the federal President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic in 1960, the Mount has been an academic presence here in Newburgh since 1883. The college's roots in education, and in the training of educators, go even further back to the 14th century and Saint Dominic.

We offer our students an affordable liberal arts education with 50 academic programs and 3 graduate degree programs. Our strong programs in business, education, the health professions, media arts and the social sciences are linked to high career growth fields. Mount students excel in their chosen fields by selecting internships and study abroad experiences that add dimension and value to their education.

Location. Newburgh, New York. The Mount is conveniently located in the Mid-Hudson Valley, midway between New York City and New York's capital city, Albany. The Mount is in Newburgh in Orange County, New York, on a beautiful campus that overlooks the western banks of the Hudson River. It's less than a mile from the intersection of the New York State Thruway and Interstate 84, and just a few blocks from entrance to the Newburgh side of the Beacon-Newburgh Bridge. The Mount is also easily accessible by plane, with Stewart Airport just minutes from campus. The Mid-Hudson Valley offers a scope of unparalleled natural beauty in a landscape of mountains, river and forest. Hiking, biking, walking, swimming, mountain climbing, skiing, snowboarding, and our park activities offer so many ways to explore the natural environment.

Enrollment/Student Body Profile. Our student body is made up of 2,700+ students representing over 16 states and several countries. 1,800 are traditional undergraduate students.

Academic Programs. The Mount offers 50 undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. Our collaboration programs offer you a chance to earn a bachelor's degree, plus an advanced degree with schools like Fordham University, Pace University, and New York Medical College. The college also offers master's degrees in education, business, and nursing.

Faculty. Students learn from our faculty, the majority of whom hold a Ph.D. or the highest terminal degree in their field. Our Student/Faculty Ratio is 17 students:1 faculty member.

Average Class Size. 21 students

Freshman Class Size. Approximately 450 students

Athletic teams. The Mount offers Men's Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, and Track and Field, and Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, and Volleyball.

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