Mount St. Joseph University invites qualified applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the School of Education to begin August 2019. The successful candidate will have a strong background in Special Education. Leadership experience is preferred.


The successful candidate should hold a doctorate in special education and have significant experience teaching students with special needs in grades pre-K -12.  Requirements include experience preparing practitioners in evidence-based educational practices; experience working with diverse students, families, and schools; and a proven record of undergraduate and/or graduate teaching.  The candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses in the undergraduate and graduate special education programs. Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Developing and publishing research in a sustained line of inquiry
  • Advising students
  • Supervising students in the field
  • Monitoring and refining degree programs
  • Supporting student recruitment efforts
  • Providing service to the undergraduate or graduate program, department, university, and the professional community
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment towards diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Other duties as assigned

Applicants should upload (1) a letter of intent expressing in detail, how you meet the required qualifications for this position and your research interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) three references that include contact information. Official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts should be mailed directly to the School of Education. A review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Laura Saylor at laura.saylor@msj.edu

A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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