Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Special Education & Literacy (Graduate), Fall 2023
- Kean University
- New Jersey, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Sep 19, 2022
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education, Humanities, English & Literature
- Employment Type
- Full Time
College of Education
School of Special Education and Literacy Revised
Special Education– position is primarily for the Graduate Reading Specialization Program: teaching, thesis advising, and research in the field of Literacy and Dyslexia. The school is seeking diverse faculty with the ability to provide students with a world-class graduate education in special education that is sensitive to cultural, gender and sexual orientation differences and committed to supporting graduate students seeking to advance their careers in special education and professional development.
Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Reading and Literacy, Doctorate Degree in Literacy and Special Education, or a related field is required. ABD candidates will be considered with degree completion by September 1, 2023. Research experience is a plus.
Positions are ten-month, full-time, tenure-track assignments at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor effective for the Fall 2023 semester, unless otherwise indicated. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Evening hours are required for teaching graduate course assignments. Courses may be taught at the Union campus, Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands or other locations.
All tenure-track faculty are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and an on-going program of research and publication or creative and performance activity. Participation in curriculum development, student advisement and service at the departmental/school, college, university and community level is also required. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. Proficiency in a Learning Management System is required, consistent with University guidelines.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Official transcripts are required before appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.
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As a condition of employment, external candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, you may submit a request for an exemption. All employees are expected to follow the University's current health and safety protocols for COVID-19 and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.
Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.
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