Overview

The Department of Education/Special Education of Fontbonne University invites applications for a full-time, nine month tenure-track position to begin August 2018. The successful candidate will contribute to an innovative college and department offering undergraduate majors in elementary education, special education, early childhood education and middle school education, along with a master of arts degree in education and a master of arts in teaching.

Required qualifications are as follows:

  • Terminal degree in Special Education, Educational Psychology, or a related field. Candidates who are ABD may be appointed at the rank of instructor, with conversion to a tenure track appointment upon completion of the terminal degree prior to August 2019. Candidates not completing the Ph.D. by August 2019 may be issued a term contract.
  • Training/experience in early childhood and early intervention
  • Training/experience in working with students in universally-designed and inclusive school settings, and with students with mild-moderate disabilities
  • School-based experience that includes working in special education settings
  • Certification appropriate to the role
  • Online teaching experience or willingness to develop online skills
  • Experience with non-traditional/diverse populations

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • A 12 credit hour per semester teaching load (additional overload and summer work available)
  • Student advisement
  • School-based supervision
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Scholarship development
  • University/department committee work

Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, copies of appropriate certificates/licensures and a list of three references.