How to Write a Teaching Statement

How to Write a Teaching Statement

How to Write a Teaching Statement

Diana Roman

March 27, 2012

A concise, well thought-out, and carefully written teaching statement is an important factor when applying for a faculty position. Teaching statements allow you to demonstrate your commitment to teaching and the thought you have put into developing a teaching philosophy. Three critical points that should be made clear in your teaching statement: Teaching philosophy or statement Discussion of experience Discussion of what you would like to teach or develop