Assistant/Associate Professor - Early Childhood Education/Special Education, Childhood Education/Spe

New York City, New York
May 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Openings in Early Childhood Education/Special Education, Childhood Education/Special Education, and 7-12 Special Education Generalist Programs

Reports to:           Program Chair

Status:                  Full Time

FLSA:                   Exempt

Location:              Openings in all locations: Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Long Island, and online

About Touro College:

Touro is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. Approximately 19,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles and Touro University Worldwide, are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to:


The Assistant or Associate Professor works with the Program Chair to design and teach program courses, advise and supervise masters-degree candidates, actively participate in faculty learning communities, and conduct scholarly research.


  • Designs, revises, and teaches graduate courses, in one of the Touro College GSE graduate programs 
  • Advises masters-degree candidates, including oversight of culminating e-portfolios
  • Builds and maintains clinical partnerships with schools and mentor teachers
  • Supervises candidates in field placements/internships/residencies
  • Conducts research and publishes scholarly writing
  • Serves on Graduate School of Education committees
  • Develops research grant proposals



Education, Preparation, and Training

  • Earned doctorate in Curriculum, Instruction, Special Education, , or related field
  • Successful classroom teaching experience, K-12, of diverse students
  • Successful graduate-level teaching experience, face-to-face and online
  • Successful leadership experience
  • Experience in course and program design
  • Commitment to multicultural urban education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Evidence of success as a teacher educator at the college or university level
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to collaborative practice and research
  • Demonstrated evidence of establishing and sustaining educational partnerships with schools
  • Experience using Blackboard and other technology in educational settings
  • Active involvement in professional organizations



  • Excellent communication, teaching, and interpersonal skills


Computer Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook
  • Proficiency in online learning platforms including Blackboard, Adobe Connect, etc.


  1. Some travel to Touro College GSE sites New York City including occasional evenings

Application Procedure:

  1. Please send a cover letter with salary expectations and your resume to: Dr. Marcella Bullmaster-Day, The subject line of your email should read: “Assistant/Associate Professor.”

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