Elms College, located in Chicopee, MA, invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Education Department. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position that will begin September 1, 2019.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teaching four courses (both undergraduate and graduate), per semester in one or more of the following fields: special education, early childhood education, or ESL.
  • Supervision of student teachers.
  • Academic advising of students.
  • Actively participating in Education Division committees, programs and activities.
  • Actively engaging in committee work in the governance of the College.
  • Adhering to College policies and procedures, as outlined in the Faculty Handbook, College policies, and in other regulatory documents.
  • Upholding, promoting, and demonstrating behaviors consistent with the Mission and Core Values of the College (Faith, Community, Justice, and Excellence.)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) in education or a related field.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the college/university level required; minimum five years’ required for Associate Professor position.
  • Demonstrated leadership/administrative experience preferred; minimum three years’ experience required for Associate Professor position.
  • Experience in, and knowledge of, urban schools, their challenges, and their strengths.
  • Minimum of five years of teaching experience in Pre-K-12 schools.
  • Knowledge of Massachusetts educator licensure requirements.
  • Knowledge of Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core Documents.
  • Proficiency in the use of new technologies in the classroom, with experience in online and/or hybrid teaching preferred.

To Apply
Qualified individuals should submit the following credentials:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial transcript for the doctoral degree
  • Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity and/or service
  • Curriculum Vitae

Contact information for three (3) professional references to:

Deborah Methe
Director of Human Relations
Elms College

Elms College is an equal opportunity educator and employer committed to attracting qualified candidates from groups underrepresented on the campus. Visit us at www.elms.edu