Department of Teacher Education: Limited Term Faculty in Special Education

Employer
Georgia College
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Thank you for your interest in employment at our university. Georgia College is an integral part of our local and neighboring communities and we are seeking candidates who share that commitment and want to support our mission. Our university team is comprised of faculty and staff professionals who are dedicated to continuing to move Georgia College forward as a nationally preeminent public liberal arts university. Georgia College is located in Milledgeville, a charming town less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta. As you take the time to learn more about our university, we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to review the current employment opportunities that are available at Georgia College. 

In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity. 

Job Summary

This is a one year limited term academic year appointment. This position will instruct academic courses and support the department, college and university goals by supporting the academic environment to benefit the educational mission of the University.
The faculty employee is expected to contribute to the departments educational mission. Faculty will be expected to instruct our students in the respective disciplines at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The faculty employee is expected to have:

  • understanding of the principles associated with teaching and learning.
  • strong communication skills and successful higher education teaching experience.
  • a developing research agenda.

Demonstrable ability to work collegiality and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

This position carries a non tenure track status.

Responsibilities

Faculty - Teaching/Instructing -

Teaching responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in the area of special education, supervise field experiences for undergraduate special education majors, teach pre-education courses, GC1Y (typically freshmen)/GC2Y (typically sophomore) core courses, and/or others in areas of expertise.

Teach 5-course load each fall and spring semesters. 15 credit hours per semester.

Georgia College seeks faculty who understand and embrace our public liberal arts mission and are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, scholarship, and service. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Knowledge and ability to convey current philosophies, practices, and theories related to the academic discipline.

Faculty employees also contribute to the Georgia College core curriculum by teaching topical freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Faculty - Professional Development -
Faculty are expected to conduct research and develop within the profession.

Academic Achievement/Professional Development

  • Publications (editing, citations)
  • Presentations at professional meetings
  • Publication; peer reviewed scholarship
  • Current work in circulation or in progress
  • Grants received or applied for
  • Membership and participation in professional organizations
  • Other professional service of development activities

Ability to develop and demonstrate knowledge of current philosophies, practices, and theories related to the academic discipline.

Faculty - Service to Institution -
All faculty are expected to support the advancement of the department, college and university mission by providing service to the institution. Service may be at the department, college, university, community and disciplinary level. Duties include service on college-level and university-level committees, advising students regarding career options, and support of department-level outreach activities.

Service to the Institution

  • Committee memberships and offices
  • Programs directed and advised
  • Participation in special programs or projects
  • Other service in the institution

Ability to work collegially with others in service to the University; Support the advancement of the department, college and University mission.

Other -
Successful candidates will be able to work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University's mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.
All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non¿majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

Successful candidates are expected to have:

  • Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Special Education or related field
  • Evidence of successful teaching (higher education and/or a minimum of 3 years teaching experience with K-12 special education learners)
  • Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials))
  • ABD candidates who have finished the coursework for a doctoral degree and anticipate the successful completion of their dissertation and conferral of the degree may be considered.

Other Required Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable.
  • A minimum of 18 graduate semester hours related to the discipline.
  • Understanding of the principles associated with teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrable ability to work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College's mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship.

Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.

Other Information

  • This is not a supervisory position.
  • This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
  • No, this position will not be required to drive.
  • This role is considered a position of trust.
  • This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
  • This position will not travel

Background Check

  • Position of Trust + Education