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Assistant Professor of Education

Employer
Landmark College
Location
Putney, Vermont
Salary
Competitive
Posted Date
Oct 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Landmark College (LC) is highly entrepreneurial accredited college for bright neurodivergent students with learning differences (LD; including dyslexia, ADHD, autism, and executive function challenges). We are proud to be a highly inclusive space for students to gain a postsecondary education in the liberal arts, sciences, and applied fields. Located within the broader tri-state cultural region of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Northwest Massachusetts, our beautiful southern Vermont campus is also within easy driving distance to several major cities like Boston and New York. If you aspire to teach in your field while making a difference in the lives of neurodiverse students, Landmark is the right place for you.

We currently have openings for Assistant Professors of Education. The successful applicants will be interested in researching, developing, and adopting pedagogical practices for neurodiverse students that can also serve to influence practice and policy to improve student well-being and academic achievement across higher education. Faculty will be expected to teach in our first- year education curriculum focused on learning and cognition, an emphasis on reading instruction and literacy. These positions will provide opportunities to influence placement and assessment procedures for new students, to research in the field of learning differences, and to engage in cross-divisional initiatives related to education, psychology, and learning differences. The successful candidate will have an openness to engaging varied instructional methods in the classroom.

Assistant professors are expected to be active community members in service to their students, departments, Schools, and the College; to engage in scholarly work involving undergraduates in their fields or in the scholarship of teaching and learning; and to continue to pursue professional development in both their discipline and in teaching/ learning. We are intentionally building a community that is divers e in areas including and not limited to ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, physical ability, race, and religion.

Qualifications:  A terminal degree (e.g. Ph.D., Ed.D.) or commensurate experience is required. A working understanding of neurodiversity and teaching experience at the college level are also highly desirable.

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to humanresources@landmark.edu. Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

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