Graduate Students With Disabilities Tenure Track
The Department of Education at Manhattan College seeks
outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty appointment at
the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with a start date in
August 2022. This search is open to candidates specializing in all
areas of Special Education. Priority will be given to those with
expertise in the areas of 1) Special
Education 2) College administrative and graduate teaching
experience 3) Elementary/Adolescent classroom
experience. Accreditation experience is preferred.
The successful candidate must ascribe to the Lasallian mission,
hold a Doctorate in Special Education and have a proven commitment
to teaching and advising students. We seek a faculty member with a
strong commitment to teaching and mentoring who will create a
climate that embraces excellence and diversity in order to attract
and retain a diverse, talented student body. Manhattan College and
its faculty view research, scholarship, and education as mutually
supportive activities. A successful candidate must demonstrate
plans for research that integrate teaching and graduate student
participation with their scholarly interests. This candidate must
also be committed to the teacher-scholar model. Manhattan College
Graduate Education faculty are expected to maintain high-quality
teaching, an active and productive research program, provide
service to the college and community, and apply for external grants
This is an excellent time to join the School/ Department of
Education. Manhattan College offers master degrees which include:
Five Year programs in Childhood or Adolescence Students with
Disabilities (BS, BA/MS Ed) as well as M.S.Ed. degrees for
individuals who are initially certified in Childhood or Adolescence
in English or Math or Social Studies who are seeking Students with
Disabilities certification. We also offer a Dual/Childhood Students
with Disabilities program for candidates who have limited
background in education. In addition, students can earn an Advanced
Certificate in Bilingual Education.
Our special education master’s degrees lead to New York State
teaching certifications. They blend theory and practical
experience, which enhances their understanding and application of
content. Multiple opportunities are provided for clinic based
experiences, fieldwork and internships with our New York City
partner schools including the New York City Department of Education
school districts in the Bronx, as well as Yonkers Public Schools
and the New York Archdiocese Schools. These placements serve as
learning laboratories for our students. Furthermore, collaborations
afford opportunities for networking and future employment.
Manhattan College organizations for students include Kappa Delta Pi
and Council for Exceptional Children.
Manhattan College is a Catholic coeducational institution of
higher learning in the Lasallian tradition of excellence in
teaching and research, respect for individual dignity, and
commitment to social justice inspired by the innovator of modern
pedagogy, John Baptist de La Salle. Manhattan College offers degree
programs in the liberal arts, business, education, engineering, and
science. The College has approximately 3,500 full and part-time
undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in over 40 fields of
study and is committed to excellence in teaching a diverse student
body and preparing students for successful careers and fulfilling
lives. Manhattan College is ranked 13th in US News & World
Report’s Best Regional Universities in the North and is recognized
among the top colleges in the region for undergraduate teaching and veterans.
Manhattan College’s tree-lined campus is located in the
Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, adjacent to Van Cortland Park.
Our New York City location offers easy access to all of the world
class cultural, artistic, educational, and business activities.
Applications will be accepted until positions are
filled or stated deadline.
Interested candidates must complete an online application.
A detailed curriculum vita, descriptions of teaching and research
interests, and the names and addresses of three references should
be uploaded as .pdf documents via the on-line application. To
ensure full consideration, applications should be received by XXX,
but the search will remain open until the position is filled.
Please contact Tracy Lahey, Chair of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Manhattan College is an independent Catholic
coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our
faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our
mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission.
Applicants from historically underrepresented segments of the
population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a
college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse
campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V