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College of Education
School of Special Education and Literacy
Undergraduate/Special Education – to teach undergraduate Special Education courses. Responsibilities include teaching; advising; and supporting future special education teachers. The school is seeking faculty with the ability to provide students with a world-class undergraduate education in special education that is sensitive to cultural, gender and sexual orientation differences and committed to supporting undergraduate students seeking to advance their careers in special education and professional development.
Qualifications: Strong background in Special Education, with a M.A. or an Ed.D. in Special Education. Preference will be given to a candidate with an earned Ed.D., Ph.D., or those who are ABD from an accredited institution. Experience teaching the following courses is a plus: Human Exceptionality, Behavior Management, Sophomore /Introductory Field, with some experience in the newly required edTPA. Candidates should also have teaching certifications in Elementary Education, Middle School and/or Secondary Education.
This is a ten-month, full-time, tenure-track assignment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective for the Fall 2021 semester. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Courses may be taught at the Union campus, Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands or other locations.
All tenure-track faculty are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and an on-going program of research and publication or creative and performance activity. Participation in curriculum development, student advisement and service at the departmental/school, college, university and community level is also required. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. Proficiency in the Learning Management System, Blackboard and Online Learning Pedagogy is required, consistent with University guidelines. Kean may offer free voluntary Blackboard workshops to otherwise qualified applicants.
Please submit cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Official transcripts for all degrees are required before appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included. Additional Information
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(Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.
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