Special Education - Assistant/Associate Professor

Department: Special Education and Reading                      Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor

Specialization(s): Autism Spectrum Disorders                      Job Posted: October 18, 2013

Position #:14-024

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

The Department of Special Education and Reading seeks applicants for a full time tenure track position to begin in the Fall of 2014 at the Assistant/Associate level. Successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate special education certification courses and graduate courses in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Additional responsibilities include student advisement; department, school, and university service; and scholarship and creative activity.

Required Qualifications:

An earned doctorate in special education or closely related area, ABD considered. If ABD, candidate must have earned doctorate by the end of the first year appointment;A minimum of three years of full-time teaching or relevant experience in P-12 schools that includes students with ASD;Expertise in assessment and evidence-based interventions for students;Evidence of ability to teach university level courses related to students with exceptional learning needs; andA strong potential for scholarly activity.

Preferred Qualifications:

University level teaching experienceExperience in urban school settings and/or districtsTeaching certification in Special EducationRecent experience in public schoolsRecent experience in collaborationPotential for securing external funding

Application Process:

Please submit Letter of Interest, Current Curriculum Vitae, Official Graduate Transcripts, and Three Letters of Recommendation to:

Dr. Ronald Tamura, Special Education Search Committee Chair,
Department of Special Education and Reading, Southern Connecticut State University
Davis 212, 501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Materials can be submitted electronically to tamurar1@southernct.edu, attn: Search #14-024

A review of applications will begin on December 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.