Assistant Professor of Education, Special Education (Tenure Track)

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Posting Details

Classification Title: Assistant Professor of Education, Special Education (Tenure Track) Position Title: Assistant Professor of Education, Special Education (Tenure Track) Position Type: Faculty - Full Time Department: School of Education Job Summary/Basic Function:

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Education, Special Education

Position Begins
August 2019

Salary for position is $48,035.00

10-month, tenure track

Excellent benefits are available

Primary responsibilities will include teaching special education courses to elementary education and middle and secondary education majors. Additional responsibilities will include fieldwork supervision, scholarly production, curriculum development, student advising, and appropriate institutional/community service.

The School of Education houses Gordon’s first baccalaureate program, a BSED in Elementary/Special Education designed to educate students to teach in P-5 regular education classrooms as well as in numerous special education settings. Additional baccalaureate teaching certification programs in secondary biology, English, history and mathematics were launched in the last two academic years. Middle grades education has been approved by the Georgia Board of and began accepting candidates in 2016. There are currently 6 tenure-track faculty members in the School of Education, each of whom has an earned doctorate.

Gordon State College has served the community and region continuously since its founding in 1852, and has been a unit in the University System of Georgia since 1972. After more than three decades of serving the state as a residential two-year college, in 2006 Gordon College was named a state college and asked to develop selected four year programs to address critical state needs. In May, 2009 the College graduated its first baccalaureate class of 28 early childhood education majors. In Fall 2010 the College launched baccalaureate majors in nursing, mathematics, and biology. In 2011 majors in English and history were added. A middle grades education program was recently approved by the Board of Regents and added in 2016. In 2012, the name of the college was changed to Gordon State College. Gordon State College serves more than 4000 students with the excellent dedication of more than 120 full-time faculty.

The main campus of Gordon State College is in Barnesville, Georgia, a lovely town located an hour south of Atlanta, Georgia. Students and faculty enjoy the pleasures of small town living together with access to the many attractions of a major metropolitan center and an international airport.

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in special education, or related field of special education.
Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching including success and commitment to teaching students from diverse populations
Demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity
Minimum of three years P-12 teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Posting Date: 04/11/2019 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants:

Complete the online application form by clicking on the button at the top of this page. Include a letter of application and, your current CV, provide phone numbers and addresses for at least three professional references with your online application. Fax or mail transcripts (unofficial or official) of all college-level work directly to the Human Resources.

Fax number: 678-359-5290
Mailing Address: Gordon State College
Attn: Human Resources
419 College Drive
Barnesville, GA 30204

Review of Applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • HS/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PhD
  2. * Please specify area of study for each degree attained.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you currently employed by any USG institution? If yes, please list locations and job titles.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document
  3. Unofficial Transcripts




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Posted: 4/13/2019
Application Due: 6/20/2019
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