Part-Time Special Education Faculty

Glassboro, New Jersey
Apr 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.

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

The application must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system:

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 (

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.