Assistant/Associate Professor of Elementary Mathematics/Science Education

Search Status: 


Monmouth College

Monmouth College seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant/associate level position in Elementary Mathematics/Science Education within the Department of Educational Studies beginning August 2023.  Educational Studies currently works with approximately a quarter of the Monmouth College students within its elementary and secondary licensure program.

Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching undergraduate teacher preparation courses within the elementary education program. Applicants must possess comprehensive knowledge of elementary level pedagogy. Successful applicants must be committed to excellence in teaching, be adept at using instructional technology, and be willing to collaborate with the community and area schools to form productive relationships.

Tenure-track faculty teach three courses per semester, serve on faculty committees, advise undergraduate students, supervise candidates in field experience, and participate in faculty governance. Applicants should show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in the college's core curriculum, an innovative general education curriculum.  The successful applicant must demonstrate strong potential for excellent teaching, service in a liberal arts college setting, and academic scholarship.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Teacher Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Curriculum and Instruction, or other closely related field is required; ABD near completion considered. Preference will be given to applicants who are qualified to teach in additional content areas and in the college’s core curriculum and have at least 3 years of full-time teaching experience in K-12 or equivalent classroom settings.

The successful candidate must be committed to undergraduate teaching excellence, scholarship, academic advising, and the College’s liberal arts mission. Monmouth College aspires to be the home of a diverse, inclusive community of students, teacher/scholars and staff working as a team for the benefit of the students.

Monmouth College and the Department of Educational Studies value and affirm diversity. We strive to expose students to diverse people, ideas and cultures in order to facilitate deeper intellectual inquiry, encourage critical thinking, enhance empathy and develop civically engaged citizens who can succeed in a diverse world.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and names and contact information of three references who can speak to your qualifications. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send all materials electronically to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Tammy La Prad at Please use “Educational Studies Search” as the subject line.

Located in west central Illinois about 200 miles from Chicago, Monmouth College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 800 students. Monmouth is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (PC-USA) and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest. The average class size at Monmouth College is 14 students, with a 10:1 student to faculty ratio. For more information about the College, please see our mission statement. More information about our core and departmental curricula and the College may be found on the College’s website.

Competitive salary and attractive benefit package, including retirement plan, health and dental insurance plan, and certain tuition benefits for eligible dependents.

Monmouth College EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement


Review of Applicants Begins: 
Monday, October 24, 2022
Contact Name: 
Deena McLaughlin