Assistant/Associate Professor of Education (Special Education)

Sioux City, Iowa
May 22, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant or associate professor in education to start in the fall of 2017 (rank dependent on experience and qualifications).  For associate professors, tenure may also be granted following successful review of a supplemental professional portfolio. Candidates will have earned an appropriate Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Special Education or a closely related field.

Candidates must have demonstrated successful experience in PK-6 regular education and PK-12 special education classrooms. Preference will be given to candidates able to teach general education courses in the Professional Core as well as expertise in Special Education Policy, Assistive Technology, and Instructional Strategist I: Mild/Moderate. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University.

Perched on a scenic hilltop in northwest Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 1100 students. Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all. Grounded in faith and pursuit in higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ résumés – it shapes their character.

We invite applications for these positions. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references who will not be contacted without consent. These materials should be sent electronically to Marilee Thomas, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs at  Further information about these positions may be found at EOE/AA