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Assistant Professor of Education Elementary Special Education and Literacy Tenure Track

Saint Mary's College
Notre Dame, Indiana
Per college governance manual
Posted Date
Aug 23, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Special Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Education at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of Education beginning January or August 2024. The primary responsibility of this position is to teach undergraduate teacher education courses in elementary/middle school special education and courses in the reading concentration. The individual will also be responsible for teaching other undergraduate education courses depending on departmental needs and the individual’s expertise.  In addition to teaching, engaging in scholarly/creative activities and service to the department and College, including accreditation work, are expectations of the position. Other responsibilities include supervision of teacher candidates in the field and academic advising.



A Ph.D. or Ed.D. with specialization in special education or a related field that included special education coursework is required. ABD will be considered if the degree will be completed within one year from the start date. A minimum of three years of experience in P-12 special education settings is required. Candidates with additional experience or a background in literacy, intervention for reading difficulties, or human growth and development are preferred. Experience with specialized professional associations is preferred.


To apply, please send a cover letter; curriculum vitae; evidence of excellence or potential for excellence in teaching (e.g. a sample of teaching evaluations, relevant syllabi, classroom activities, or assignments); official transcripts; a  statement of your understanding of, contributions to, and plans for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice at Saint Mary’s College;  and three current and confidential letters of recommendation to Mr. John Younes at Applications will be accepted until October 16, 2023


Saint Mary’s is a Catholic, residential, women’s, liberal arts college offering undergraduate degrees and co-educational graduate programs. A pioneer in the education of women, the College fosters an inclusive, academic community where students discover and develop their talents as they prepare to make a difference in the world. With an enrollment of approximately 1500 students, the college is located in South Bend, Indiana, adjacent to the University of Notre Dame, and 90 miles east of Chicago. Saint Mary’s has consistently been ranked among the top 100 liberal arts colleges


Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels – students, faculty, and staff – and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

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