Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track, Single Subject Program - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and liberal arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and liberal arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


The Single Subject Program credentials secondary teachers of English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, Physical Education, Art, and Music.  Core courses include general & subject area methods, social, psychological, and cultural foundations, special needs learners, English Learners, and literacy.  The department offers an M.A.T. in Education.  The mission of the program is to prepare teachers to be competent practitioners and agents for positive personal and social change. 
In addition to teaching courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, the successful candidate is expected to teach core courses in the Single Subject Program.  There also is the opportunity to teach in the College’s undergraduate Collegiate Seminar (“Great Books”) Program and during January Term.  All faculty are expected to engage in scholarly activity, advise students, assist with program development, and provide service to College and unit-level committees.  The successful candidate also is expected to contribute to the mission of the College and support its Catholic tradition, Lasallian principles and commitment to the Liberal Arts.


Experience and Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications
·       Background in Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies teaching methods.
·       Innovative public secondary school teaching experience in schools that serve diverse, high poverty student populations.
·       Experience teaching EL and Special Educations students in general education classrooms.
·       A record of scholarship in an appropriate field.
Required Qualifications
  • Candidates must hold a Ph.D., Ed.D., or equivalent degree in Education or related field.
  • A record of teaching excellence at the secondary level (at least three years).
  • Evidence of a scholarly research trajectory.
  • Candidates must have a strong commitment to student-centered teaching and research, a strong methods background, and a demonstrated ability to teach, advise, and mentor candidates who will teach in diverse educational and cultural contexts.

Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications


Application Instructions: Please apply on-line at Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College. A complete application includes:  A letter of interest and how you are prepared to support the Mission of the College A resume and an on-line application The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.  Candidates who submit names of references should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.  Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry. Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Keyword Phrases

  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Teacher Education
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter