Peacefully nestled in the spectacular lakes & mountains
region of western Maine, The University of Maine at Farmington is
Maine’s public liberal arts college, offering quality programs in
teacher education, human services and arts and sciences. The campus
is in historic downtown Farmington, just a short walk away from
coffee shops, funky stores, restaurants, banks, bookstores, a
multi-screen movie theater and a whole lot more. Our perfect
location combines the active outdoor lifestyle with the arts &
smarts of a small college town.
The University of Maine Farmington is seeking applicants for the
position of Assistant Professor of Special Education for the
Division of Secondary and Special Education. The expected start
date for this position is September 1, 2022. The division is
seeking candidates who share their vision of preparing future
educators as well as a diverse population of students. The desired
candidate will have experience teaching undergraduate and/or
graduate courses in special education. The responsibilities of this
position include teaching, advising students, serving on
department, division, and university communities, and engaging in
professional and scholarly work.
- D. or Ed.D. in special education or a related field. ABDs at
the time of application will be considered at the instructor level;
a doctorate is required for tenure
- Experience teaching in the K-12 level with inclusive
- Experience teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in
- The ability to work effectively with university students and
the community of aspiring educators and educations
- Significant experience/expertise in one or more of the
following areas: inclusive education, special education law,
academic or behavioral intervention, assessment, transition,
literacy instruction, and math methods in special education
- Knowledge of professional teaching standards
- Experience supervising field experience or working with
students in the field
- Academic advising experience
- Teaching in different modalities such as face-to-face, online,
Materials must be submitted via "Apply for Position."
Please create an applicant profile, complete a brief application,
upload a cover letter that fully describes your qualifications and
experiences, with specific reference to the required and preferred
qualifications, a resume/curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts,
teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional
references who will be required to upload a letter of reference.
References will receive instructions via email.
Review of applications will begin November 22, 2021.
Materials received after November 21 will be considered at
the discretion of the university.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background screening.
The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits
for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits
(employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage
including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and
long term disability as well as retirement plan options.
The University of Maine at Farmington employees are Mandatory
Reporters with the exception of The University of Maine at
Farmington's licensed, clinical medical providers (including
athletic trainers) and mental health providers and their clinical
interns when working in their capacity as providers.
The University of Maine at Farmington is an EEO/AA employer and
does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national
origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or
veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs
and activities. The following office has been designated to handle
inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal
Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono,
ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay