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Assistant Professor of Special Education

E-appoint Tracking Number: TCHLS008768S

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Faculty

Is position tenure earning: Yes

Position Department/Office: Teaching and Leadership

Appointment Duration: 9 Month

Position Responsibilities: The position includes, but is not necessarily limited to, teaching graduate special education courses and other undergraduate and/or graduate courses, as needed by the department; advisement of graduate and undergraduate students; engaging in research/creative activity; and serving on university, college, and departmental committees. Courses may be delivered through a variety of methods including online, hybrid, and face-to-face.

Minimum Requirements: • Earned doctorate in special education or education with special education emphasis (official transcript must show completed degree by August 1, 2017).
• Three or more years successful PreK-12 teaching in the United States or equivalent work with adults with disabilities in the United States.
• Experience with individuals with High Incidence and Low Incidence learning needs.
• Ability to integrate educational technology into coursework (courses will be taught online).
• Ability to work collegially within the department and university. • Ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in special education.
• Ability to conduct research in the field.

Preferred Qualifications: • College level teaching experience including online teaching.
• Meet qualifications for license with special education endorsement in Kansas.
• Evidence of scholarly and creative achievement.
• Successful PreK-12 Special Education teaching in the United States.
• BCBA certification.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Range/Salary: Commensurate to rank, experience and qualifications. Position is contingent upon funding.

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 02/24/17

Application Instructions:

All applicants should apply online. Please upload letter of application discussing qualifications, current vita, and three references with names and contact information.

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

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