POSITION:               Full-Time Faculty – Assistant Professor

COLLEGE:                College of the Professions

PROGRAM:              Education

REPORTS TO:          Department Chair

FLSA:                        Exempt


Marian University is a Catholic applied liberal arts community that values diverse spiritual traditions. Sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Agnes, Marian University engages students in the education of the whole person. We embrace justice and compassion to transform lives for professional service and leadership in the global community.

We are accepting applications for a tenure-track, faculty position in our Education Program in the area of Early Childhood/Literacy/Reading Education. Marian University is seeking a full-time faculty to join its state-of-the-art teacher education program. A Ph.D. in education (or ability to complete dissertation by August 2020) and minimum of three years of experience in K-12 teaching required. Working knowledge of edTPA, learner-centered teaching, Understanding by Design, cross-disciplinary literacy, inclusive practices, WI Academic Standards, and online/face-to-face course delivery platforms essential. Qualified candidates will be flexible, innovative, and team-oriented. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in early childhood education, literacy/reading education, and language arts methods courses.


Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements for this position are an earned Ph.D. (or near completion) in Education, minimum of three years’ experience within a K-12 setting, and a willingness to support the Mission and Core Values of Marian University.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to muapplicants@marianuniversity.edu. Please place “Assistant Professor – Early Childhood” in the subject line of the email.


Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.


Transforming lives through academic excellence, innovation and leadership. Marian University is a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice, and joined together by spiritual traditions

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the receipt of criminal background and reference check information; and the determination that the candidate remains eligible and suitable for employment.