School of Education Assistant Professor - Special Education

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 23, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Johns Hopkins School of Education invites applications for a Special Education faculty position in Mild/Moderate Disabilities. The position is a full-time, promotion-eligible faculty position to begin in July 2021. Academic program faculty in the School of Education are designated as “clinical track” or “research track” and this position’s designation is negotiable, as is the salary. Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, advising master’s and doctoral students, engaging in scholarly activity, participating in school and university committees, developing and coordinating partnerships with area school systems, and seeking external funding for creative initiatives.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in special education.
  • A minimum of three years teaching students with disabilities.
  • Strong academic knowledge in the education of students with disabilities.
  • Potential to mentor doctoral students.
  • Potential for engaging in educational research.
  • Commitment to participate in school-university partnerships and grant development.

Special consideration will be given to candidates with an established record of, or potential for, securing external funding; the ability to use engaging technology as a teaching/learning tool; and experience with or interest in online or hybrid instruction.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, vita, two sample publications, and contact information of four references. References will not be contacted until advanced stages of screening, and candidates will receive prior notification. To apply submit requested application materials electronically via Interfolio by clicking the Apply Now button .

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2020 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary and benefits are competitive. For further information about this position, please contact the chair of the search committee chair, Dr. Laurie deBettencourt at . Please contact Christina Kubilius, Senior HR Coordinator, at , with any questions regarding the application process.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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