Assistant/Associate Professor of Teacher Education-Special Education Program Coordinator (SPED)
The College of Education at Tusculum University is seeking applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Teacher Education-Special Education Program Coordinator. Other duties include advising students, mentoring student research, and service on college committees. Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching, a commitment to student success, and the potential to develop a program of research that can involve students.
Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by May 31, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. Materials received after this date and time will not be accepted.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Education from an accredited college or university, minimum of 18 graduate credits in Special Education, experience developing and teaching online courses, 3 years of K-12 teaching experience, three years of full-time college teaching experience that demonstrates excellence in teaching, and a strong commitment to teacher education.
Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Special Education; experience in program assessment; 5+ years of K-12 teaching experience working with students who have mild, moderate, and severe special needs; public school experience; and a demonstrated record of scholarly work.
Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.
This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, resume, transcripts, name and contact information for 3 references, Tusculum University application and Authorization for Background Investigation and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to [email protected] Attn: Assistant / Associate Professor of SPED