Assistant Professor of Education

Job description

The Division of Education at Mount Saint Mary College (NY) seeks applications for one (1) tenure-track Assistant Professor of Education in Special Education with a start date of August, 2021.



Candidates seeking this position should have an earned doctorate in special education or a related field, with teaching experience in K-12 schools with diverse populations.   Candidates should have a strong theoretical background and knowledge of research-based assessments, methods, and strategies for teaching all learners.  In addition, qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate the use of instructional technology in face-to-face, hybrid/Hy-Flex, and online learning environments.


Primary Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will teach courses in special education and related areas that support our childhood and adolescent certification programs.  The Division of Education places a priority on the importance of clinical experience in teacher education and working closely with schools in the community; therefore, several courses the successful candidate will teach require faculty-supervised, embedded fieldwork.  In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, faculty members are expected to maintain active participation in research, provide academic advisement for students, work collaboratively with college faculty, and have a commitment of service to the college and community.

Application Materials and Procedures:

Please apply through the MSMC employment page (, and include a 1-2 page letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (may be unofficial at this time), and three letters of recommendation.  The review process will begin on April 5, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

 Mount Saint Mary College is a four-year liberal arts college located in the beautiful Hudson Valley region of New York State, overlooking the Hudson River, 60 miles north of New York City. Preparing students for personal and professional success, the College offers bachelor and master degree programs in healthcare, business, education, social services, communication and media, the liberal arts, and more.   


Salary based on experience. AA/EOE

 Mount Saint Mary College is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 6/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time