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Tenure Track Professor in Teacher Education/Special Education

62626, Carlinville
Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Mar 12, 2024

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Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, IL, seeks applications for a Professor of Special Education to begin August 2024. The Teacher Education department offers programs leading to licensure in 13 areas and is collectively the third largest program on campus.  Primary responsibilities will include teaching a range of teacher preparation courses, including pedagogy and methodology, with an emphasis on special education, at various levels of learning.

Qualifications include

  • Ph.D. or Ed.D., may consider ABD, in Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction or another closely related field. 
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching with at least 3 years’ experience in K-12 teaching and special education instruction are essential.
  • The ideal candidate will be adept in the use of instructional technology, be familiar with Illinois teacher preparation standards, be committed to the concept that all students can be productive members of our communities and be interested in joining a campus community that promotes diversity, respect, and inclusion.

Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population.  We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country, and as such, we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Send resume, cover letter including a diversity statement describing what diversity means to you and why it is important, the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current and professional references to:  Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 110, Carlinville, IL  62626 or email Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position.  Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted.  Application review will begin March 25.


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