Ave Maria University currently holds Faculty openings in Education, Business/Accounting, Chemistry and Psychology.

Please see below.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position as Assistant Professor of Psychology beginning in the fall of 2015.  Ph.D. or doctoral equivalent desired.  Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as ability to relate the field of Psychology to the Catholic anthropological tradition.  Ideal candidates would have interest and ability to teach courses such as Cognitive Neuroscience, Quantitative Research, Cognition and Learning, Psychopathology, and Positive Psychology, although other areas of specialization within an undergraduate psychology curriculum will also be considered.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a short statement relating the University’s Catholic mission to their philosophy of teaching as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to: 

Dr. Keith Houde, Chair, Department of Psychology, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria, FL 34142.  Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be sent to keith.houde@avemaria.edu.  Review of applications will begin on November 15 and continue until the position is filled.  The position is subject to final administrative approval. Ave Maria University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Chemistry

The Department of Biology and Chemistry at Ave Maria University invites applications for an adjunct faculty member to teach general chemistry lab and possibly organic chemistry lab to begin in Spring 2015. Applicants with a Ph.D. in Chemistry are strongly preferred but a MS degree with teaching experience will also be considered.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts of graduate and undergraduate studies, three letters of reference, and a statement relating their philosophy of teaching to the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae. Applications should be sent by email to Thomas.Smith@avemaria.edu.

Accounting/Business

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Accounting or Business beginning in Fall 2015. Applicants should hold a doctorate and be able to teach courses in principles and intermediate accounting, taxation, and/or auditing; other teaching fields in business also considered. Professional experience in the field of accounting is valued, as well as an interest in developing internship opportunities for students. Rank and salary are dependent on experience and credentials.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a copy of graduate transcript, a statement relating their philosophy of teaching to the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Gabriel Martinez.

Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be sent to gmartinez@avemaria.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Position subject to final administrative approval.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Education

Elementary Education Faculty Opportunities

The Department of Education at Ave Maria University invites applications for part-time faculty positions as we build our Elementary Education program.  Part-time faculty hired will become vital members of the University’s developing teacher preparation program.  These positions are filled on an as-needed basis and are generally taught in a face-to-face setting, although some online courses may be offered.


(Preferred degree for these courses is a Doctoral or Master’s Degree in Education)

·         Classroom Management

·         Instructional Strategies

·         Assessment & Measurement

(Preferred degree for this course is a Doctoral or Master’s Degree in Special/Exceptional Education)

·         Diversity & Exceptional Students

 

(Preferred degree for these courses is a Doctoral or Master’s Degree in Elementary Education or Curriculum and Instruction)

·         Teaching Art, Music & PE in the Classroom

·         Teaching Language Arts in the Classroom

·         Teaching Mathematics in the Classroom

·         Teaching Science & Social Studies in the Classroom

 

(Preferred degree for these courses is a Doctoral or Master’s Degree in Reading OR Curriculum & Instruction with 18 graduate hours in Reading and Literacy)

·         Principles of Reading

·         Assessment of Reading

 

(Preferred degree for these courses is a Doctoral or Master’s Degree in TESOL, Bilingual Education, TESOL Literacy OR Curriculum & Instruction with 18 graduate hours in TESOL/Bilingual Education)

·         ESOL Foundations

·         ESOL Curriculum & Methods


 

Minimum Qualifications

·         Master's degree in Education and appropriate area is required

·         3 years of K-12 teaching experience

·         Knowledge of teaching best practices and Florida State Standards to include Common Core Curriculum

·         A commitment to a Catholic liberal arts education as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae

Preferred Qualifications

·         Doctoral degree in Education and appropriate area is required

·         3 years of K-6 teaching experience

·         Prior undergraduate teaching experience

·         Knowledge of teaching best practices and Florida State Standards to include Common Core Curriculum

·         A commitment to a Catholic liberal arts education as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae

·         Proficiency in use of BlackBoard and on-line course management systems (TK20).

·         Clinical Supervision (12 hours) for field component courses.

·         ESOL Certification or 45 Contact Hours in ESOL coursework.

 

Application Materials
The hiring pool may be used to fill vacancies for Spring Semester 2014 through Summer Semester 2015. Screening of applications is ongoing and will continue until positions are filled. Interested persons should apply by email to Denise.Donohue@avemaria.edu.

Application documents to be submitted by email must include:

1.    Cover letter

2.    Curriculum vitae,

3.    Evidence of teaching effectiveness

4.    Copy of graduate transcript(s) reflecting degree(s) awarded

5.    Statement relating your philosophy of teaching to the University's Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae