The position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education is a nine month, tenure track faculty position.
The successful candidate will be a community role model who fosters an environment of professionalism, scholarship, continuous improvement in Special Education program design and delivery, and collaboration with university faculty and public school personnel. Additionally, he or she is expected to be a strong advocate for Special Education within the university and community at large. Diversity in faculty and staff in the College of Education is encouraged. Columbus State University has a current enrollment of over 8200 students with 120 enrolled in Special Education.
The individual will be responsible for providing online and face-to-face instruction at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Responsibilities include: effective online and face-to-face teaching and advising; designing, implementing, and assessing Special Education programs of study; supervising student teachers, interns, and practicum students; engaging in research and scholarly activities in the discipline; serving on and chairing doctoral committees; performing service to the program, department, college, and university; and participating actively in Special Education professional development and leadership activities.
Preferred qualifications include an earned doctorate in Special Education; experience in public education as a special education teacher, curriculum director, or administrator; excellent written and oral communication skills; a record of scholarly activity or demonstrated potential to engage in scholarly activity exceptional collaborative skills; and experience with technology for synchronous and asynchronous instruction.
Review of applications will begin October 21, 2013 and continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.
Please e-mail three confidential letters of recommendation that are sent directly from references, university placement services or other professional services (e.g., Interfolio) to email@example.com or mail to: Human Resources Office, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, Georgia 31907.
A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.
Required Documents to Submit with Online Application
Letter of Application
Letter of Interest delineating relevant credentials/experiences
All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University’s online employment site. To access the Columbus State University’s online employment site, please visit https://columbusstate.peopleadmin.com/.
Dr. Deirdre Greer, College of Education and Health Professions, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907-5645. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.