Assistant/Associate Professor - Special Education

Fayetteville, NC
Feb 17, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor - Special Education

Position Number: 000478

Full-time or Part-time: Full Time

Department: Middle grades Secondary/Special Education

Posting Number: 0401157


Job Category: Professional

Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Minimum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Maximum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate

Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
Primary Purpose of the Department:

This is a full-time tenure track position pending funding. Otherwise the contract will be a one-year contract until funding is available.

The Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects department is committed to providing academic quality in educator preparation and support services leading to candidate degree attainment and skill development in the areas of: (a) teaching academic content using current technology, (b) developing content connections within diverse learning environments, © reflecting on teacher beliefs and assumptions, and (d) engaging in continuous professional development. The MSSS department is further committed to strengthening faculty involvement in research, professional development and community engagement to enhance candidate and P-12 student outcomes and teacher quality in response to 21st Century, southeastern region of North Carolina communities and global expectations.

Description of Work Continued:
Position Primary Duties:

Will teach special education undergraduate and graduate courses in the special education program; conduct research, develop grant proposals, write articles for publication, and engage in other scholarly activities; serve the department, school, university, and community in various capacities; supervise/mentor pre-service and in-service special educators; participate in department and School of Education meetings and serve on select and related committees; serve as advisor to students who pursue MAT, MEd or a special education concentration as assigned by the chairperson. The successful candidate will start work in July 2018.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
An earned Doctorate in Special Education from an accredited university or a Ph.D./Ed.D. in a related field with a Master's Degree in Special Education is required. ABDs may apply, but will be considered for an instructor position.

Knowledge skills and abilities:
The selected candidate must:
Have excellent writing, research, communication, analytical, and problem solving skills, with an ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students across and within units
Have a record of successful work with diverse populations of students and educators
Support integration of research-based methods, materials, and instructional practices and strategies that have been proven to increase student achievement
Demonstrate high levels of integrity and commitment to the mission of FSU and the philosophical underpinnings of the education programs at the University
Have thorough knowledge of effective practices in higher education for enhancing and assessing student learning
Have the ability to guide students in applying effective instructional and assessment strategies in their classes
Have evident of effective teaching experience at the middle school or high school level
-Demonstrate a record of teaching, scholarship/research, and service
-Show evidence of excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

Open Until Filled: Yes

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have an earned doctoral degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have an earned Master's degree in a educational, counseling, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you a current Fayetteville State University staff or faculty member?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • FSU Website
    • UNC Job Board
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Wounded Warriors
    • Fort Bragg ACAP
    • Employment Security Commission
    • Other
    • Referred by friend or relative
    • Career Fair

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents

    EEO Statement:
    This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

    Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

    Veterans Statement:
    Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.


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