Overview

The Department of Special Education at Saint Joseph’s University is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Special Education with expertise in Learning Disabilities. Responsibilities will include teaching in the department’s undergraduate and graduate teacher preparation programs and advising students at the undergraduate level. Candidates will be expected to provide service to the university, the College of Arts and Sciences, the department, and the profession; to participate on doctoral dissertation committees, and to contribute to the scholarly literature in the field. Specific teaching assignments for this position will be matched with areas and levels of expertise. Further information about the university and this department can be found at www.sju.edu.

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Special Education with an emphasis on High Incidence (Specific Learning Disabilities)populations, certification as a Special Education teacher, evidence of effective teaching in K-12 educational settings, and strong potential for scholarship.. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate evidence of effective teaching at the college level, have a record of academic publication, have experience with grant writing, and have taught students in high incidence classifications.

Duties and Responsibilities:Responsibilities will include teaching in the department’s undergraduate and graduate teacher preparation programs and advising students at the undergraduate level. Candidates will be expected to provide service to the university, the College of Arts and Sciences, the department, and the profession; to participate on doctoral dissertation committees, and to contribute to the scholarly literature in the field.

Specific teaching assignments for this position will be matched with areas and levels of expertise.

Minimum Requirements:Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Special Education emphasizing High Incidence (Specific Learning Disabilities) Populations, certification as a Special Education teacher, evidence of effective teaching in K-12 educational settings, and strong potential for scholarship and the ability to conduct research.

Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate evidence of effective teaching at the college level, have a record of academic publication, have experience with grant writing, have training in specific learning disabilities, with experience in one of the following: assessment, gifted and talented education, and/or general Special Education pedagogy, and have taught students classified as high incidence.