Overview

Full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor to teach courses to undergraduate and graduate students in Special Education, both web-based and face to face. Supervision of students in field and student teaching in a variety of academic disciplines may be required. Participation in departmental and university-wide committee work as well as student advisement. Maintain a record of scholarship and other duties as assigned.

For additional information about the department, visit CSPE.

For information about the programs offered at Edinboro University, visit: Program Overviews.

ResponsibilitiesThe primary responsibility of the employee will be teaching courses or supervising students in Special Education.

This position may be assigned to perform work at off-campus sites and/or provide instruction through distance education.

Required QualificationsStrong knowledge base and certification in Special Education.

A minimum of a master’s degree in Special Education is required, doctorate required for tenure.

Preferred QualificationsThe school/department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Specific DutiesTeaching graduate and undergraduate courses; supervising students; departmental support.

About EUPFounded in 1857 as a private training school for teachers, Edinboro University has become the northwestern Pennsylvania region’s largest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Edinboro’s bright, hardworking students strive toward the future – a transformation that starts with an internal drive, builds alongside inspiring professors and peers, and grows into the confidence they need to push beyond their wildest expectations. They study in award-winning programs, lead student organizations, compete as Fighting Scots, and create their own paths to success within a friendly, supportive community.

Edinboro is a welcoming college town and summer lake resort in a region with access to incredible outdoor recreation in every season, numerous cultural opportunities and proximity to Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city. Experience local art at the Erie Art Museum, spend an afternoon skiing at Mount Pleasant, head to the beach at Presque Isle State Park or watch the sunset beside scenic Edinboro Lake.

Edinboro is conveniently located less than two hours driving distance from Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Cleveland.

Special Instructions to ApplicantsStatement of Contributions to Diversity and Equity – In addition to other required documents, applicants must submit a separate document summarizing their past activities, experiences, and future plans to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion done through research, teaching, and/or service. Examples may include, but not limited to, mentoring and/or tutoring; teaching and curriculum or professional activities; committee service; research, scholarship, or creative activity; or other areas such as recruitment, retention, and community-based work.

The successful candidate will be required to complete an interview and/or teaching demonstration.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a credential verification and all Act 153 criminal background investigations to include: a report of criminal history information obtained from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, and the Federal fingerprint-based criminal history report. Fluency in English language for final candidates will be assessed.