Assistant/Associate Professor, College and University, Special Education Teacher Pre-K to 12
The Department of Secondary and Physical Education at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the tenure track position of Assistant Professor. This is a full time, 10 month tenure track position. We invite professionals strongly committed to the academic and professional preparation of middle and secondary educators to apply.
Area of Specialization: Inclusive special education methods.
Secondary Areas of Specialization: Classroom management and positive behavior intervention, learning theory
Primary Job Duties: Responsibilities include teaching courses for teacher candidates in our secondary and P-12 teacher preparation programs, advising undergraduate students, and supporting accreditation processes. This position requires a special educator who is inclusive in philosophy and specialization to prepare middle and secondary content area teachers for culturally, linguistically and neuro-diverse public school classrooms. Working collaboratively with departmental colleagues, local school districts, and across departments is essential. Faculty members are expected to conduct and publish research and to engage in other scholarly activities, as well as to provide service to the department, University and profession.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in inclusive education methods and classroom management designed to prepare general education middle and secondary teachers. As an institution dedicated to increasing the diversity of our teacher candidates, we are especially interested in applicants who can support culturally competent teacher preparation.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Special Education or closely related field. If ABD, doctoral degree must be completed before hire date. Experience teaching in K-12 public/private schools. Demonstrated commitment to inclusive teaching and teacher preparation. Knowledge and applied skills related to students with disabilities. Demonstrated effective oral and written skills.
Preferred Qualifications: College teaching experience is desirable. Expertise in positive behavior intervention and support. Record of special education licensure in one or more disability areas. Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and involvement in professional organizations. Record of scholarly achievement, professional work, service, and engagement in P-12 settings.
Applications received by October 15, 2019 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 14, 2020. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statements of research and teaching interests; 4) unofficial transcripts; 5) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references three (3) blind letters of reference (provided directly from your professional references or by an online credential service provider send directly to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Erin Stutelberg at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Dr. Erin Stutelberg email@example.com.
This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.
Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.
Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.
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