invites applications for the position of:

    Assistant Professor - Education/Special Education (Tenure Track, Full-Time, Fall 2019, 2 Positions)


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    Education and Special Education






    The Department of Education and Special Education is seeking two full-time tenure-track Special Education faculty members to join the growing undergraduate and graduate programs at Mansfield University.  The two successful candidates will take a primary role in providing instruction and supervision using research and pedagogical best practices, student advisement, recruitment, and other duties that will enhance the department and university.


    Each teaching assignment may include both undergraduate and graduate courses specifically focused in Special Education. The successful candidates will work closely with public schools and education agencies; regularly supervise field experiences; advise undergraduate and graduate students as needed; assist in the program accreditation process; and participate in department, professional unit, and university committees. The successful candidates are expected to teach effectively and advise a diverse student population, engage in ongoing research and other discipline-related scholarly activities, and make professional and university service contributions. Demonstrated achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service is required for tenure and promotion.

    Essential Functions:
    Effective and enthusiastic teaching and advising for a diverse audience; timely and fair grading of projects, assignments, quizzes, exams and other assessments; effective communication (i.e., verbal and written); ongoing use of current and upcoming digital teaching technology; work professionally and cooperatively with university staff, faculty, and administration and have the ability to travel to off-site field experiences.


    Minimum Requirements:

    • Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in Special Education.
    • Evidence of at least three years of full-time successful Special Education teaching experience in Pre-K - grade 12 or 21 years of age.
    • State-issued teaching certification in Special Education.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience supervising field experiences
    • Experience teaching students with emotional/behavioral issues and/or students with low incidence disabilities
    • Evidence of ability to teach online effectively
    • Demonstrated ability to teach graduate education courses successfully
    • Demonstrated interest in research in education
    • Additional preparation and experience in teaching of students with communication disorders and/or students who are English Language Learners is desirable,
    • Administrative experience in Special Education in schools or educational agencies.  
    • College-level teaching experience.
    • Demonstrated excellence in organizational and communication skills
    • Ability to effectively teach and evaluate students
    • Demonstration, through past accomplishments and behaviors, of the ability to support Mansfield University's principles and values of Character, Scholarship, Culture, Service (http://www.mansfield.edu/mansfield-creed), and the University's strong student-centered vision and mission.


    Other Conditions of Employment:
    Completion of a successful campus interview including a demonstration of teaching skills using technology is required. Candidates must provide verification of all earned degrees through the receipt of original transcripts, verification of all professional certifications, acceptable background clearance reports, authorization to be employed in the United States or the ability to obtain it prior to commencement of employment, and positive professional references.

    These are permanent, full-time, tenure track APSCUF Faculty positions. Assistant Professor rank. Salary is determined by the APSCUF Collective Bargaining Agreement and is dependent on qualifications and experience.

    Application Procedure
    Submit a job application on the Mansfield University Employment Opportunities page at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mansfield. Submit via electronic application: a letter of interest that addresses how your experience/qualifications/skills meet the department's needs as detailed by the position description.  Include: resume/CV; copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; summary of evaluations in classroom teaching; materials that provide evidence of effective teaching; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. A statement of teaching philosophy and research interests and examples of scholarship should also be provided. For full consideration, application materials must be received by Monday, March 4, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    EEO Statement:
    Mansfield University is committed to enhancing the diversity of its employees and student body; hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment related criteria. Mansfield University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic background, or veteran status. Mansfield University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer complying with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title 42, USC 1990). The Title IX Coordinator may be contacted at TitleIX@mansfield.edu.