Assistant or Associate Professor of Special Education (Tenure-Track)
September 24, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
College and University
The Department of Education Studies at Stonehill College seeks candidates for two tenure-track positions to begin fall 2019. Interested candidates must hold a doctorate in special education or a related field, or have a plan in place to defend by May 2019. Two successful applicants will join a collegial department of 5 other full time faculty with a range of disciplinary expertise and an appreciation of diversity in PreK-College classrooms.
Stonehill College has a new undergraduate special education licensure program (moderate disabilities PreK-8), and is developing a graduate special education licensure program with an anticipated start date of June 2019. Therefore, we seek applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring of both undergraduate and graduate students and who have a demonstrated awareness of the importance of diversity in education. Special consideration will be given to applicants with experience in college or university teaching and supervision of preservice teachers. We are particularly interested in applicants with strong backgrounds in special education for students with mild/moderate disabilities, teaching experience in PK/12 settings, and evidence of or potential for research and scholarly productivity. Administrative responsibility and hiring rank will be determined by candidates’ experience and their background in program management. Beginning career scholars are also encouraged to apply.
In the letter of application, candidates should characterize their expertise in special education, especially as it relates to: inclusion of students with mild/moderate disabilities, IEP development and implementation, assessment, universal design for learning and instructional technologies, collaboration with professionals and families, and/or behavior management. In addition, candidates are strongly encouraged to address their commitment to and experience with diverse populations, urban education, and/or English Language Learners. Experience can be in the form of degrees, coursework, internships, practica, scholarship, or classroom practice.
Interested applicants should apply online at: https://jobs.stonehill.edu/. Recommendation letters should be submitted online by each reference, using an email link generated when the candidate submits the references’ contact information. Only completed applications will be considered. Completed application packets include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Inquiries should be sent to the department chair: Margaret E. Pierce at email@example.com. Application deadline is November 15, 2018.
Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
About Stonehill College
Founded in 1948, Stonehill College is a private Catholic college located between Boston and Providence that embodies the mission of the Congregation of Holy Cross mission to educate the mind and heart. Stonehill is committed to fostering social justice, enhancing diversity, and pursuing intellectual inquiry. With an average student to faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,400+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.