Overview

The Early, Middle and Exceptional Education Department at Millersville University welcomes applications for an Assistant Professor in Special Education beginning August 2018. Teaching responsibilities include both graduate and undergraduate courses in Special Education with emphasis in middle school age individuals. Responsibilities include student advisement, curriculum development, teaching through a distance learning modality and the supervision of student teachers. Highly regarded for its instructional quality and strong commitment to diversity, MU is a learner-focused institution located in historic Lancaster County, known for its excellent schools and vibrant arts community, and close to Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, and NYC. MU enrolls about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. We seek individuals who embrace our public mission and value exploration, professionalism, integrity and compassion. Additional information about the program can be found at http://www.millersville.edu/eled.

Required: ABD in Special Education or related field. Must have evidence of completed doctorate by November 1, 2019 to apply for reappointment to the third year; Experience working with middle level individuals demonstrating a broad range of disabilities and age levels; Experience with culturally diverse populations; Three years of special education lead teaching experience in 4th-8th grades in U.S. classrooms; Ratings or references indicating satisfactory teaching experience; Record of scholarly activity; Evidence of successful collaboration with public school personnel and colleagues; Successful interview, research talk and teaching demonstration and three successful background checks: Act 34 (Criminal Record Check); Act 114 (FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting); and Act 151 (Child Abuse History Clearance).

Preferred: Completed Ph. D or Ed. D in Special Education or related field; Acquired administrative certification, experience with formal assessment, advocacy, and the needs of accomplished special education teachers; Successful face to face and distance learning college teaching experience.

To Apply: For complete position description and qualifications, and to apply, go to http://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/4992 and create a faculty application. A cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts will be required.