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Education Faculty

Clarke University

1 Positions

ID: 27565

Posted On 01/19/2023

Job Overview

At Clarke University, we look for individuals who lead from the heart and embrace our values of education, charity, justice, and freedom. By creating a community focused on care, we empower everyone at Clarke to do and be their best. In addition, we offer meaningful work, a safe and friendly work environment, and an outstanding benefits package. So, if you’re looking for a place to make a positive impact, we hope you’ll consider our One Clarke, One Community.

The university seeks to fill one full-time tenure track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2023. The position requires expertise in elementary education and at least three year’s teaching experience (with related endorsements) at the elementary level. The ideal candidate should have a doctorate in education or a related field. Candidates who are ABD and/or highly experienced master’s level candidates will be considered. An additional endorsement in reading is expected for this position. For this faculty appointment, previous experience in higher education is preferred.

The Education Department offers the opportunity to teach and study in our Professional Development School (PDS) programs, including 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 letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts from the highest graduate degree earned, and three (3) professional reference letters. In addition, confidential reference letters may be emailed to Review of applications will begin immediately.

Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates each person’s unique contributions and promotes an inclusive learning environment. Accordingly, Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

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Dubuque, IA

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Clarke University is a leading independent, coeducational, Catholic university with majors in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.   Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Maryin Dubuque, Iowa, Clarke University is an intimate learning community that lives practically by four Core Values: Education, Charity, Justice, and Freedom. These values emanate from its founder, Mary Frances Clarke, the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and those who follow their example to provide learning experiences that are relevant and forward looking. The Clarke Compass, designed for undergraduate students, integrates the liberal arts, experiential learning, major courses of study, cocurricular offerings and the Core Values to produce career-and life-ready graduates who service the Common Good, defined as that which all members of society need in order to live healthy, fulfilling lives.

Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. To this end, we strive to respect diversity, practice inclusion and seek equity.

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