Part-Time Special Education Faculty
The Department of interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education operates within The College of Education, and offers undergraduate programs in early childhood education and in elementary education, a post-baccalaureate program (Teacher of Students with Disabilities), and Masters degree programs in Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Teacher Leadership, and a Master of Science in Teaching program in elementary education. The College of Education also houses and supports the Early Childhood Demonstration Center and the Special Education Assessment Center. A newly developed PhD in Education program with a specialization in Special Education was implemented in fall, 2016.
This Department of Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education is seeking two candidates to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in special education in a program that emphasizes inclusive education and collaboration with our P-12 colleagues. The candidate may also supervise teacher candidates during their clinical practice experiences and serve as a professor in residence in a professional development school. The successful candidates will engage in collaboration and partnerships with P-12 practitioners that support the COE and University missions.Required: Both positions require:
• M.A./M.Ed. or a terminal degree (Ed.D./Ph.D. ) in Special Education or a closely related field from an accredited institution of higher education.
• Experience teaching students with exceptional learning needs at the elementary and/or secondary level.
• Knowledge of inclusive practices for students with disabilities.
• Experience in teaching students from multicultural backgrounds.
• Experience teaching in face-to-face and online formats in higher education
• Demonstrated commitment to fostering academic achievement, social and personal responsibility, and social justice
• Demonstrated commitment to working in an environment devoted to collaboration, collegiality, professional development, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and respect for all people
• Demonstrated commitment to working with P-12 schools and underrepresented groups
• A teaching/learning philosophy consistent with the mission of the College of Education
• Knowledge of assistive technologies and experience in using these technologies with students with exceptional learning needs
• Knowledge of contemporary instructional practices in the education of students with exceptional learning needs and extensive experience teaching at the elementary and/or secondary education level
Starting Date: September 1, 2017
All applications should include: a letter of application, which includes a description of research, teaching philosophy and interests, sample publication, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.
Contact: Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Jay Kuder (email@example.com)
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.