Education FacultyClarke University, Dubuque, IA
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Clarke University is a dynamic, Catholic, liberal arts institution of 1200 students in traditional, adult and graduate programs. Located in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa, along the Mississippi River, Clarke was founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, this means finding a place where they are empowered to find success that will last forever. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day – it means truly being engaged across campus while working to create an experience that always puts students first.
Clarke University faculty and staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package and a collaborative working environment. Outside of the university, faculty and staff benefit from living and working in a thriving city named one of the “most livable” small cities in the country and one of “Best Green Places” in the country.
For more information, please visit www.clarke.edu.
At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied – it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day – it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the “most livable” small cities in the country and one of “Best Green Places” in the country.
The university is seeking to fill two full-time three-year faculty appointments with the possibility of the positions moving to tenure-track beginning August 2019. The rank of these positions is open and dependent upon degree credentials and/or related professional experience, in that Instructors, Assistant or Associate Professors are encouraged to apply. The first position requires expertise in Elementary and Special Education. The ideal candidate should have minimally a master’s degree in education (preferably a doctorate) and have at least three years of teaching experience in special education. The individual must hold or be eligible for certification in elementary and special education. The second position requires expertise and at least three year’s teaching experience ( with related endorsements) at the elementary or middle school level. Secondary teachers with a middle school endorsement are also welcome to apply. Additional endorsements in special education or reading are desirable. For both faculty appointments, previous experience in higher education preferred.
The Education Department offers the opportunity to teach and study in our Professional Development School (PDS) programs, which include junior and senior level interdisciplinary courses in public and private schools. Majors and areas of study at the PDSs include elementary, secondary, reading, and special education.
To apply, please upload the following documents online at http://clarke.applicantpool.com: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts from the highest graduate degree earned, and three (3) professional reference letters. Confidential reference letters may be emailed to HRLetters@clarke.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.