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Assistant/Associate Professor of Education, Special Education

Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA

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Faculty Jobs
Education, Special Education
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Education, Special Education

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Contact Email:

[email protected]

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Liberty University School of Education is seeking a full-time (12 month) residential faculty member and Special Education content specialist in Lynchburg, VA.

Duties include:
-Provides administrative oversight of the Special Education curriculum at all program levels
-Teaches education courses in special education and instruction
-Sponsors the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Club
-Advises students in matters related to academic, attendance, and behavior
-Contributes to continuous program improvement for special education
-Assists in curriculum review and development
-Navigates the accreditation process through the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
-Provides relevant services in line with the mission of the university
- Other duties as assigned by the Dean

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Special Education, with a current/active Special Education endorsement on state teacher’s license.

Full doctrinal compatibility with Liberty University.

Degree must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Creative, innovative, and problem solving skills required.

Proven organizational skills and ability to complete assignments timely and accurately with minimal supervision.

Proficiency in MS Office, Blackboard, Canvas, and the Internet.

Able to obtain and maintain licenses if applicable as required by state or accrediting commissions.

Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the university level is essential.

Applications for consideration will only be accepted via Liberty University’s online automated application process.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Special Education

Previous supervisory experience at the university level

Work Hours:

M-F 40 hours

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Since 1971, the mission of Liberty University has been to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow's world. With a unique heritage and an ever-expanding influence, Liberty remains steadfast in its commitment of Training Champions for Christ. Read more about Liberty at

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