Assistant Professor of Special Education

Job description

The Klipsch Educators College at Marian University is seeking a highly talented and exceptional teacher and scholar to serve as the Assistant Professor of Special Education, which is a tenure track eligible position for qualifying candidates. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Academic Quality, this person will provide instructional expertise to educators in the teacher education (graduate and undergraduate) and leadership development programs. This position will also coordinate with the Assistant Dean of Outreach to provide support for services delivered to K-12 schools.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in special education in various delivery modes, including face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line.
  • Maintain an active special education-related research agenda that involves publications and presentations at the national level as well as grant writing.
  • Provide leadership and service to college and public, private, and charter schools (locally/nationally).
  • Advise students on degree and certification requirements and career options.
  • Serve on college and university committees as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements include:

  • A terminal degree in related field (or ABD if degree will be awarded by August 2019).
  • Minimum of 3 years of special education-related K-12 teaching experience.
  • Expertise in undergraduate and graduate-level special education instruction.

Located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks as one of US News & World Report’s top universities in the Midwest Region. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s culture are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 15 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years. Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015. In 2016 and 2017, the women’s basketball team won back-to-back NAIA national championships. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently holds 42 national titles.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applications require a letter of application, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of scholarly work. Only complete applicant packets submitted to [email protected] will be considered. Marian University is committed to diversity and encourages persons from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

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Posted: 3/28/2019
Application Due: 5/29/2019
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