Assistant Professor - Elementary, Early and Special Education - Exceptional Child Education

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 15, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Assistant Professor, Exceptional Child Education (Tenure Track)
Department of Elementary, Early and Special Education

Primary Responsibilities
All tenure track faculty members teach the equivalent of 12 hours per semester and maintain an active scholarly work in their field. This position would include both undergraduate and graduate teaching in the Exceptional Child Education program.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D./Ed.D. or ABD (with degree completion by August 2021) in Exceptional Child Education / Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction: Exceptional Child/Special Education OR Educational Leadership / Administration with a Masters Degree in Exceptional Child / Special Education. (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited / government certified university)
  • Current or previous teaching certification in mild / moderate cross categorical, early childhood special education, or multiple category areas
  • Minimum of five years full time, special education teaching and/or special education administration if doctorate is in Special Education OR eight years full time, special education teaching and / or special education administration if doctorate is in Educational Leadership / Administration.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development in special education
  • Knowledge of national (CEC) teacher preparation standards and current trends in educator preparation
  • Demonstrated potential for successful teaching at the college/university level
  • Demonstrated evidence of scholarly work, i.e. research and/or publications
  • Experience or knowledge of using technology in instruction, including online teaching
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.

Required Information & Deadline: Application Deadline: The position is available for the Fall 2021 semester, and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 13, 2020 .

To Apply: Submit the following items online by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the page:
  • Letter of interest addressing position requirements
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
  • Name and contact information of three references

Departmental Information: The College of Education at Southeast Missouri State University has an award winning educator preparation program that is CAEP accredited and approved by the MO Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Additionally, graduate programs and course work are offered in elementary, early childhood, and exceptional child education, including a Master of Arts in Exceptional Child Education and a Master of Arts in Teaching in Exceptional Child Education. The educator preparation programs are experiential, field-based, with faculty actively engaged in area PreK – 12 schools.

University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with five colleges, 10,000 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,050. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 78,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.

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