Assistant/Associate Professor in Special Education

Job description

Category:: Faculty
Department:: Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: Oct 10, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership at Binghamton University, State University of New York (SUNY) is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor for our graduate-level Special Education teacher preparation program. This 10-month, tenure track, full-time position is available for Fall 2020. Rank and salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

Duties: The successful candidate will advise graduate students, pursue an active school-based research and publications agenda (including securing external funding as appropriate), engage in department, college, and university service, participate in department-wide assessment and accreditation activities, and maintain strong connections to area schools. Teaching load is two courses per semester and includes graduate courses in special education. Opportunities may be available to teach in our undergraduate minor and doctoral programs, as well.


Required Qualifications: The successful candidate will have (1) an earned doctorate in special education or related field (ABDs will be considered); (2) a minimum of three years teaching experience in special education; and (3) a scholarly agenda related to special education, particularly in one or more of the following areas: severe disabilities including autism, early childhood special education including early intervention, assessment, or instructional or assistive technology. An ideal candidate will have experience fostering collaborative partnerships to promote and sustain research and professional development opportunities in local schools.

Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the required qualifications, candidates who have the following interests, experience, and expertise are especially welcome to apply: (1) experience with student teaching supervision; (2) interest in international special education and collaborative opportunities; or (3) community schools initiatives.

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references. References should be prepared to send a letter upon request of the committee. Submit the application online at: Evaluation of application materials will begin on November 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Nicole Fenty, Search Committee Chair, Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership, E-mail: [email protected].




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 10/11/2019
Application Due: 7/24/2020
Work Type: