Overview

The Department of Special Education/Rehabilitative & Human Services encourages applicants for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2019. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate Special Education and/or Rehabilitative courses, pedagogy and curriculum, Special Education leadership, advising students, supervising student teachers and Rehabilitative interns; maintain an innovative line of inquiry and research agenda; actively contribute to the scholarship of the field of Special Education/Rehabilitation, teach online and face-to-face courses; participate in service to the university, the college and the department, become actively engaged in the professional student organizations and service learning opportunities. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs.

Required Qualifications: Successful candidates are innovative, creative, and engaging faculty who desire to join a team that supports collaboration to develop and implement a teacher education program to prepare students to meet the challenges of teaching in the 21st century. Required qualifications for this position include an earned PhD or EdD in Special Education or related field; although ABD will be considered, a commitment to educational equity and social justice; evidence of educational research and scholarly activity including publications in peer-reviewed journals; experience in teaching and leadership Special Education in P-12 education; evidence of experience working in diverse communities and with diverse learners. Candidates should exhibit a proven ability in the development and implementation of online classes. In addition, successful candidates should be committed to ongoing program and unit wide assessment. Finally, candidates should express a desire to supervise undergraduate student teachers, post baccalaureate interns, and/or Rehabilitation interns.

Preferred Qualification: 
Preferred qualifications for this position include experience in P-12 building-level teaching and school district-level leadership; online teaching experience; successful teaching, mentoring, and supervision of post baccalaureate and Special Education supervisory candidates, and/or Rehabilitative interns.

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Applicants are to apply through https://esu.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=esu and are required to attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required before appointment), and contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references. Final selection will be based on excellence in scholastic achievement, professional activity, a review of the candidate’s vita and a successful interview. A teaching demonstration and portfolio review might be requested.For confidential reference letters submissions and transcripts through an agency, institution and/or an individual please mail directly to ehall8@esu.edu or to the Faculty Search and Recruitment Coordinator at East Stroudsburg University, PO Box 447, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.All candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States and official transcripts at the time of employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.