Doctoral Lecturer Childhood Special Education - Learning Disabilities Program

Hunter college
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Special Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Doctoral Lecturer Childhood Special Education – Learning Disabilities Program, Job Opening ID (24303) 



The School of Education of Hunter College, CUNY invites applications for a Doctoral Lecturer position in the Department of Special Education, Childhood Special Education (Grades 1-6) – Learning Disabilities program starting late August 2022. The college places a high priority on research and teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate (MS; EdD) levels with an expectation that the candidate will also be active in their professional field. Candidates must have a commitment to inquiry and advocacy on issues of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion that affect learning outcomes, including social-emotional learning, for children and youth. The college is strongly committed to achieving excellence through recruiting diverse candidates in regard to race, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other historically under-represented groups. 

Applicants will be expected to: engage in professional activities in the field of Childhood Special Education with demonstrated impact at the local, state, and/or national or international levels; teach a breadth of graduate (MS; EdD) courses including core courses for Childhood (Grades 1-6) and Adolescent (Grades 7-12) majors as well as courses specific to the Learning Disabilities program; supervise students in field placements; develop and maintain relationships with community and school-based programs in a variety of settings; advise students and engage in additional program service obligations; serve on department, school of education, college, and university committees; assist with or lead in the development of training and/or research grant proposals; and demonstrate leadership in the field.



Ph.D. or Ed.D. with professional preparation and practical experience in Childhood Special Education; extensive knowledge of theory and practice related to and a focus on Childhood Special Education, Grades 1-6; strong evidence of established or promising professional activities; competence in university teaching and field supervision that blends equity and inclusion with evidence-based practices and systems in special education;  skills in utilizing technology as an educational tool; and a commitment to work in multicultural and urban education settings.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (not required for consideration):

  1. Practice and expertise in supporting mathematical learning, assessment, and/or inclusive practices in grades 1-6, with particular emphasis on adaptations, modifications, and strategies to assure equal access to the general education curriculum.
  2. Established record of professional activities at the local, state, and/or national or international levels.


Vaccine Requirement:

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. 


CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. 

Salary determined based on experience.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 24303.


Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:

- Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests

- Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

- Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred. 

If you are a current employee of our organization please use the following link instead: 



The search will remain open until the position is filled. 


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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