Assistant Professor of Special Education - Tenure-Track (Fall 2019)
Assistant Professor of Special Education - Tenure-track appointment to begin in Fall 2019. Duties include teaching courses in the Special Education Credential programs and supervising student teaching/fieldwork. All faculty members have advising responsibilities, are required to engage in scholarship and provide service to the department/college/university. Assignment may include teaching at off-site centers and advising in the Master of Arts program, the multiple subject (elementary) or single subject (secondary) teaching credential programs. Additional responsibilities include program development and implementation; development of contracts and grants; development of university/school partnerships; chairing Masters theses; and service to community, county and district agencies, and professional organizations.
1. Doctorate in Education from a regionally accredited university in Special Education or related area (if related area, then at least a Masters in Special Education). ABD considered with completion by the time of appointment.
2. A minimum of three full years of teaching experiences in K-12 in a position designated special education position.
3. Demonstrated expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
4. Strong evidence of teaching effectiveness (Note: Applicant must include evaluations of prior teaching experience).
5. Strong generic training with skills and experience in assessment, curriculum, and instruction of students with mild/moderate/severe disabilities.
6. Potential for or record of scholarly/creative activity appropriate to rank.
1. Knowledge of special education programs for English learners
2. Knowledge of California credentialing regulations, and local, state, and national trends
3. Experience teaching and supervising adults, preferably some of which was at the University level
4. Demonstrated expertise in moderate/severe disabilities
5. Demonstrated expertise in early childhood special education
6. Experience as coordinator or chair of a Special Education program.
7. Knowledge of uses of technology in education.
HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE:
Please send: (1) a detailed letter of application addressing the minimum qualifications plus any preferred qualifications, (2) current vita/resume, (3) unofficial post baccalaureate transcripts (official transcripts will be required at the time of hire), (4) copies of teacher evaluations, evaluations of courses taught and/or evaluations of workshops presented and (5) a list of four references including their email addresses and telephone numbers to:
Dr. Noelle Won, Chair
Department of Teacher Education
College of Education, Kinesiology, and Social Work
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle Turlock, CA 95382 [email protected]
This appointment begins August 2019. Screening of applications will begin November 20, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE:
The Department of Teacher Education offers professional teacher credentialing programs in Multiple Subject (elementary education), Single Subject (secondary education) and Education Specialist, Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe. All programs are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC).
The College of Education also offers programs in School Counseling, School Administration and Educational Leadership, Reading Specialist, and Educational Technology. It offers Master's Degrees and a Doctoral Program (Ed. D.) in Educational Leadership. Faculty has opportunities to teach in all programs in the College. Learn more about us at www.csustan.edu.
CAMPUS & AREA:
California State University Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six county region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.
CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of "The Top Public Universities-Master's" institutions in the West in its America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.
CSU Stanislaus values shared governance: https://www.csustan.edu/sites/default/files/groups/Faculty%20Handbook/documents/13as16sec_joint_statement_on_shared_ governance1.pdf
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor's notices: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/Supplement_English.pdf.
Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
MANDATED REPORTER PER CANRA
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
CLERY ACT DISCLOSURE
The annual Campus Security and Fire Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes
that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies
concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and, campus fire statistics. You can obtain a copy of this report on the web at: https://www.csustan.edu/upd/crime-statistics.
To request a printed copy call: (209) 667-3572; Fax: (209) 667-3104; or email: [email protected]
Information regarding Campus Security Reports at other locations can be found on the web at: http://ope.ed.gov/security/.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CLEARANCE NOTICE
The university requires a criminal background check to be completed for all of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Necessary background investigations will be conducted, as required, depending upon the job requirements of position. These could include, but are not limited to, employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and criminal records checks via processing of fingerprints through the Department of Justice and FBI, as well as, license verification upon employment. Additionally, all applicants or employees whose responsibilities include regular or direct contact with minor children are subject to the child abuse background check. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination. Full disclosure of all misdemeanors and felonies should be made in connection with this application.
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