Wednesday, December 11, 2013

TT in Math/STEM Teacher Educator at St. Ambrose U, Iowa
St. Ambrose University welcomes applications for a full time tenure track position in the Teacher Education Program beginning in August 2014. The ideal candidate will have an academic background and experience with current practices in teacher education, issues of state regulation, accreditation (including EdTPA), and best practices in mathematics education/STEM subject teacher education.
The Teacher Education Program is located in the College of Health and Human Services. The successful candidate will be joining an engaged faculty in the recently formed School of Education combining both undergraduate and graduate education programs. The Teacher Education Program offers a unified birth to 3rd grade Early Childhood/Special Education teaching license; a PK-K endorsement; an Elementary Education License with endorsements in all the core subject areas plus an option for a Special Education endorsement; secondary endorsements in all the core subject areas; and K-12 licenses in Art, Music and PE as well as an endorsement in ESL/ELL.
The Teacher Education Program is chartered by the State of Iowa and is the only nationally accredited teacher education program in Iowa currently following the CAEP "Inquiry Brief" path.
Mathematics/STEM Subject Teacher Educator with specialization in and areas of interest and expertise to include mathematics education and at least one other STEM subject area. Experience, knowledge and interest in the middle school are highly desirable. Responsibilities of this position include teaching in areas of expertise, advising and mentoring students, serving on department and university committees and implementing a scholarship agenda. The position requires a Ph.D. or Ed.D. from a regionally accredited university, with specialization in mathematics or other STEM subjects. A valid teaching license and/or eligibility to obtain an Iowa teaching license is required. Highly qualified ABD may be considered. Preferred: Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching will enhance the candidate's application. Review of applications will begin January 20, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
St. Ambrose University utilizes an electronic application process. Interested individuals must apply on-line at and attach (1) letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) three letters of recommendation, and (4) a statement of teaching philosophy that includes specific examples of how you have applied this philosophy in your classes. Confidential letters of reference may be sent to
St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. An institution of 3,700 graduate and undergraduate students, the University's Core Values include: Catholicity, Integrity, the Liberal Arts, Life-Long Learning, and Diversity. For further information, see
Women and persons of diverse cultural and ethnic background are especially encouraged to apply. To learn more about this position, contact Dr. Tom Carpenter, Director of the School of Education at (563) 333-6124 or Dr. Deanna Stoube, Assistant Director of the School of Education at (563) 333-6079. AA/EOE