Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.
Posting Date September 27, 2012
Vacancy # V-F9
Department Secondary and Special Education
Division Academic Affairs
Tenure-track position in Special Education. Appointment includes teaching, mentoring, and advising undergraduate and graduate students in dual-certification teacher education programs and in a Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant (educational diagnostician) program; building strong partnerships with schools, school faculty, and communities; and contributing to a department with a strong vision and innovative programs in special education and inclusion. Faculty members work closely with public schools through the Center of Pedagogy and the Montclair State University Network for Educational Renewal. Faculty members are expected to be active scholars; develop a significant body of refereed publications; advise students; engage in curriculum development; contribute to accreditation processes; and participate in department, college, and university committees.
Qualifications & Requirements
Earned doctorate in Special Education or related discipline, expertise and experience in inclusive education, and successful K-12 school teaching experience. Expertise in research-based practice for preparing quality professionals to teach students with mild/moderate disabilities. Experience in middle/secondary school special education; understanding of innovative initiatives in special education, such as new theories of disability and RTI (Response to Intervention); and ability to translate these into practice are highly desirable. Post-secondary teaching experience desirable. Candidates must have a well-defined research agenda and evidence of scholarly activities. We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in and with socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities; have a commitment to education for social justice, democratic practice, and critical thinking; and are interested in addressing issues of diversity in research, teaching, and curriculum development.
Anticipated Start Date 09/01/13
Salary Range Salary competitive and dependent upon qualifications.
Apply By Review begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)
Montclair State University
Send application letter, resume, and three letters of reference to:
Dr. Tamara Lucas, Associate Dean
Montclair, NJ 07043
Organizational Marketing Statement:
With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey's most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. Located 14 miles west of New York City on a 246-acre campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas, and early twentieth-century architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a talented and diverse faculty and student body.The University's six colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations, and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 17 varsity sports for men and women, Montclair State offers students the total college experience.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at www.montclair.edu .
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION INSTITUTION