Special Education, Associate/Assistant Professor (AA23002)
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Special Education, Associate/Assistant Professor (AA23002)
Division: Academic Affairs Department: Education, College of Unit: Teach & Learning: Special Education Dpt209, IFO Location: Mankato FLSA: Exempt Employment Condition: Probationary
Posting Details: APPLICATION DEADLINE: Priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to October 18, 2021. POSITION: Tenure-Track (Probationary*)
Salary Type: Depends on qualifications Bargaining Unit/Plan: 209, IFO
Job Description: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in special education in person and online. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: teaching courses in special education, supervising clinical experiences, advising students, and participating in departmental and university initiatives.
A typical faculty workload responsibility may include up to twenty four (24) credits of instruction per academic year.
The successful candidate may need to teach in other areas as assigned and qualified.
May be expected to develop and deliver face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line instruction at the Mankato campus, online, and/or at the university's additional locations, as assigned.
The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in curriculum design, instruction and evaluation, conduct research productively and mentor students in research, help create innovative strategies for student recruitment, retention, and completion, and may be expected to develop external grant funding opportunities.
All faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly or creative activity or research, in continuing preparation and study, in contributing to student growth and development, and in providing service to the university and community (See Article 22 and Appendix G of the IFO Master Agreement)
This position will supervise/advise graduate students.
Doctorate or terminal degree in Special Education or a related area. (If ABD, degree must be conferred on an official transcript and received in Human Resources by August 14, 2023.)
Special education license eligible.
A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in PK-12 setting with students with disabilities.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching college or university-level classes.
Demonstrated ability to teach using technology in the classroom and/or online course delivery.
Experience in supporting teacher candidates in clinical experiences.
Experience in and ability to form collaborative working partnerships with colleagues, public school teachers and school districts in the context of a teacher preparation program.
Evidence of commitment to professional growth and professional organizational involvement.
Demonstrated ability to initiate and sustain an active research agenda.
Scholarly and/or professional experiences promoting equity and social justice in schools.
Evidence of scholarly activity, including publications and/or professional presentations.
Knowledge of current trends in special education and teacher preparation.
Ability to work successfully with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.
Other Requirements: Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
About: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The Department of Special Education is one of five departments in the College of Education. The special education department offers undergraduate (online and in-person) and graduate (online) licensure and degree programs. The undergraduate program leads students to being licensed eligible for MN ABS license. The graduate program leads students to being licensed eligible for ASD, DcD, EBD, ECSE, or SLD.
University Demographics The core value for Minnesota State is to provide an opportunity for all Minnesotans to create a better future for themselves, for their families, and for their communities. The focus of our work includes:· Enhancing access and student success.· Providing Minnesota with the talent it needs.· Anchoring the communities and regions we serve. Equity 2030 seeks to bridge efforts occurring within divisions and institutions, creating an intentional statewide culture of equity-minded collaboration and resulting in equitable practice embedded throughout our institutions. Founded as a Normal School in 1868, Minnesota State University, Mankato is a regional comprehensive university with a tradition of combining big-ideas with real-working thinking to find solutions for pressing problems in the state, region, and global society. Mankato, Minnesota, is a community of nearly 53,000 people, about 85 miles southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Serving ~18,000 students annually, the University is an applied research institution, with >200 academic programs, from bachelor’s through doctoral degrees. The University is a diverse and global campus with 18+% students of color and 1,300+ international students from 95 countries, cutting-edge information technology solutions, 3 additional locations, and extensive partnerships. With ~1,700 faculty and staff, the University has an annual budget of $216 million, and generates $781.5 million in economic impact per year. Minnesota State University, Mankato is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities. Noteworthy facts include: specialized accreditation, certification, or recognition, by more than 24 accrediting bodies; designation as a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture, by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 2015; selection among the top 10% of American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU) institutions for the Re-imagining the First Year of College (RFY) position project; and an Intercollegiate Athletics program that has ranked in the top 5 nationally within the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings for 7 of the last 10 years. We seek to attract teaching and research-active, culturally and academically diverse faculty members, with a demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. Minnesota State University, Mankato, is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state, and nation. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: www.mnsu.edu
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/ A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
Non-Photo Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Contact Information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
CONTACT INFORMATION: Drs. Aaron Deris & Karen Eastman Special Education Department TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org *Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MN State’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check. The Minnesota State University, Mankato Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for your review. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on-campus, or in other University affiliated locations. This report is available online at: http://www.mnsu.edu/safety/ You may also request a paper copy from University Security at 507-389-2111, or by emailing email@example.com
Benefits Info: The following link provides a brief overview of benefits available to eligible employees of Minnesota State University.
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Posting Number: M152M Re-posting: Number of Vacancies: 1 Desired Start Date: 08/15/2022 Position End Date (if temporary): Open Date: 09/27/2021 Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Special Instructions Summary:
Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Office of Human Resources, 507-389-2015 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). This Vacancy Notice is available in alternative format upon request. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an affirmative action/equal opportunity University and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.